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Thursday, May 15th, 2014

all kidding aside

With much anticipation, the kidding day finally arrived on May 7th! In case you’re wondering, kidding is goat speak for mama goat is having a baby, yo! Or three babies in Sugar Cookie’s case. Sugar Cookie’s official due date was May 9th, and the breeder warned us that Nigerian Dwarf goats tend to go about […]

Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

4-h presentation time

Each year as part of 4-H, the girls get the opportunity to do a presentation or demonstration of some sort. They will do this on Saturday. If they get a purple or blue ribbon, then they can present it at the State Fair, too. This will be Annie’s 3rd year of doing this song and […]

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

kitchen betterment

It was mentioned that significant changes were coming to our kitchen by way of a dishwasher and new sink/cabinet. Well, those upgrades have mostly been completed at this point. I wanted to wait until everything was finished, but I figured the changes so far are noteworthy enough to share. We’ve been in this house now […]

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

frozen visitors

My mom and her fiancĂ© Les left their warm, beachy sanctuary to brave a South Dakota winter the week before last. And boy did they get a real taste! The night that they arrived their drive from Sioux Falls was nearly a whiteout. The next day had a high of negative temps and blustering winds. […]

Saturday, December 28th, 2013

hawley jolly christmas

I know…that title is chock full of cheesiness, but I had to do it at some point. You get that, right? It has been low key and full of routine around the Hawley household this past month which accounts for the lack of updates. Mike always has ideas for me to blog about such as […]