Archive for August, 2012

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

9th birthday slumber madness [WARNING: PICTURE OVERLOAD]

I made a promise to each girl that they could have a birthday party for their next birthdays as a way to get to know our Clear Lake neighbors better. I convinced myself that if Annie had a slumber party with only 3 girls, then it would be less stressful. At about 11:45 that night […]

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

hot diggity dog

EAch year the city of Clear Lake and many of the local businesses put on a festival of sorts called “Hot Dog Days”. We only learned about it this year because we moved in a tad too late last year. Mike and I came full of money in the pockets, so we were surprised to […]

Friday, August 17th, 2012

can she really be 3?

It’s officially an end of an era. My last baby is no longer officially a baby. I’ve been trying to grasp to those lost days by telling her to stop growing and be my baby forever. Depending on her mood she sometimes plays along and will cuddle with me for a brief moment. Violet is […]

Thursday, August 16th, 2012

week of visitors

We had the pleasure of hosting two families at the farm last week. First up, Jake, Stephanie, Dylan, Maya, and Luna came for a couple of days. Jake and Steph had the week off and thought being at the farm for part of their vacation would be a relaxing way to spend it. I think […]

Saturday, August 4th, 2012

a busy week of achievements

The Deuel County Fair just wrapped up yesterday, and we got our first taste of what it’s like to participate. It was decided months ago that we would start small this year and only submit two roosters for Annie to show. There were absolutely a slew of other things Annie could have done, but I […]