We are STILL waiting to apply for the sewage permit. I have been calling the guy we bought the property from every day for almost a week and he isn't returning my calls. We need to get the plat of the property from him in order to apply for the permit. once we turn in … Continue reading Frustrated
Month: June 2015
How not to potty train
I am sort of taking on the task of potty training our not-quite-2 year old daughter. It's not like I am thrilled in any way shape or form to be taking on this task right now. She is a handful, I love her to pieces, she is one of the loves of my life, but … Continue reading How not to potty train
The camping trip…..
We have a week and a half left with C's daughter before she goes back to her mom and we go back to having her every other weekend. To make the most of her time with us we decided to take a camping trip on our property. Our first overnight on the land, with no … Continue reading The camping trip…..
Finishing the Chicken Coop
Yesterday we got it together and finished the chicken coop. C helped me pull all the boards off the pallets. it took me 30 minutes to pull 6 boards. It took him 30 minutes to pull ALL the boards. Go figure. It took us about 4 hours to pull the boards, screw them on, put … Continue reading Finishing the Chicken Coop
Fun with Bees
C's parents have a bee hive on their property. We go down once a year to help her harvest her hive and in return we get a bunch of yummy honey. She split her hive twice this year (because they are doing really well) and is giving us one of them!! We head down next … Continue reading Fun with Bees
A response to Dave Ramsey
I have read both of the articles in question. The Dave Ramsey 20 Things That the Rich Do Every Day and the response 20 Things the Poor do Every Day that the Rich Never Have to Worry About. Here is my response. For one: THIS is why we are building our project. THIS is why … Continue reading A response to Dave Ramsey
First World Problems
It's amazing the things in life that we take for granted. We are so lucky to have power in our home, clean running water, the choice of how we want our children to be educated. I am visiting this topic because yesterday our cistern ran out of water (or at least I thought it had, … Continue reading First World Problems
Stuff is growing!!!
Our garden is doing really well. I am so proud of it. The house is still currently at a standstill, but I should hopefully be getting the sewage permit this week, or at least getting the perc test complete. I'll feel better once we really get the ball rolling on this. In the meantime we … Continue reading Stuff is growing!!!
These chickens *sigh*
I have wanted chickens for so long. I love my chickens. They are absolutely wonderful. All 8 of them, sigh. I'm not so much mad at them s I was the other day, but I'm still sort of mad. I have become much more strict with them. They are little teenage hens, and boy do … Continue reading These chickens *sigh*
I am tired
I am so physically an mentally exhausted right now. Between getting back to working, taking care of 4 kids full time, making all out food from scratch, taking care of the garden, starting the farm, and building a house I don't think I get more than 30 minutes to myself each day. I used to … Continue reading I am tired