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We Bought a House!

It feels like I’ve had to wait FOREVER to share our secret, but it’s finally time. WE BOUGHT A HOUSE!!!!! We signed the papers this afternoon on our sweet little 1947 cottage on about an acre of land, literally across the field from where we currently live. There could hardly […]

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Life on the Farm: Vol. 16

Well things certainly are chugging along around here, and harvest season is in full swing. The blueberries are all done being hand picked, we’re well into machine picking, and we’ve all started to get a bit of that glazed over look from lack of sleep and excess of work to […]

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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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Life on the Farm: Vol. 14

Life on the Farm this spring has been weird. It feels like we’re all in limbo- just sitting around waiting for the sun to come. And in a way, we are. It’s been so wet the farmers can’t hardly go out into the field without getting stuck. They can’t spray, […]