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A Harvest Mantra

The hours between five and seven seem to rush by at hyperspeed. Prep dinner. Cook dinner. Allow toddler to “help.” Clean up toddler’s “helping.” Prevent toddler from eating all of the ingredients while “helping.” Try to fend off toddler while you stir the pot on the stove, open the oven […]

Life on the Farm

Life on the Farm: Vol. 15

Well, it’s finally that time of year! The berry harvest has begun and things are up and running on the farm! We’ve got a whole mess of pickers out in the fields doing their thing, and the crates of berries are rolling in one by one. Taylor told me that […]

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Strawberry Pickin’ + Pie

When you live just down the street from the strawberry patch, it’s not uncommon to find yourself wandering over there a couple times a week in June. One day you stop in to pick a few just to eat. The next day you head over to grab enough for jam. And later on […]

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Feeling Blue

I haven’t wanted to write lately because I haven’t wanted to be honest with myself about how things are really going. I’ve been repeating “I love my life,” unconsciously to myself, willing it to be true. But it’s been a tough winter, and at times I’ve felt pretty down in […]

Life on the Farm

Life on the Farm: Vol. 6

As the weather has warmed up and we’ve transitioned out of our newborn haze into somewhat of a daily routine, I’ve been thinking a lot about farm life. Last summer was pretty insane, weeks on end of 70 hour weeks, no days off and unbearable heat. Once harvest finally ended, it […]

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I’m Going to Try

     I’ve really wanted to write lately. A lot. I’ve wanted to come here and lay it all out. The things I’m loving about my life, thoughts I have about motherhood and my experience so far, my joys and fears and everything in between. But every time I sit down […]