Gardening

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It’s not for lack of trying, that’s for sure.  As much as I love to write, my life seems to have other plans right now. So if you’re wondering what’s been going on, here are the top 10 reasons why OHH has been so quiet lately: 1.  Diaconate:  The word is getting out so I

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A little Aerosmith reference for you rockers out there. I know, I know, it’s been a really long time since I wrote.  I won’t even attempt to catch up on all that has happened since my last post. This morning I found myself with some time to clean off the memory card from the camera

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We have just had a ridiculous amount of fun this summer.  It felt like the most busy summer I can honestly imagine in, well ever.  I am completely exhausted just thinking about it, but so thankful for all of the wonderful memories. I’m sure I’ll leave a ton of things out but here’s my best

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I am having a hard time keeping up with life right now.  Looking through my recent pictures, it’s no wonder why.  We have been busy.  Busier than usual and busier than I prefer.  But today we have been home most of the day and after 6 loads of laundry were washed, dried, and put away,

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Spring has sprung and we are off and running with activities and projects.  There is always something to do.  Usually so many things to do that some things keep getting put off to another day.  But life is great and we are super blessed so I am certainly not complaining. I felt very spoiled on

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Retail therapy is something I have never had a need for.  In fact, shopping stresses me out more! Now dirt therapy?  That’s my kind of day! Weeding the garden after a good soaking rain is something I thoroughly enjoy.  Having my little tom-boy and our hens right along side me makes it even better.  

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This has by far been the busiest and perhaps craziest 2 weeks we have experienced in a very long time.  Everything is great, we are just juggling so many things right now that keeping them all in the air means letting a few other things GO.  After Sunday things should slow down and I’ll be

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Although not all things I had hoped would happen this year will be, we have plenty of things that are.  Here’s what’s happening on our homestead this spring:          –Signs of spring are everywhere!  Crocuses have bloomed, daffodils are looking wonderful, hostas are poking their heads up. –Bees are buzzing and the hive

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It’s another sunny and beautiful day here.  A decent couple of snows would be welcome anytime so it would feel like winter.  It has hardly been cold enough to use the wood burning stove.  I savor the time we have to sit in front of the fire to read, sew, craft, chat, play games.  I

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Tonight we are expecting the first hard frost to hit our area.  I guess that means my gardening fun has come to an end for this year.  This past weekend we spent some time outside cleaning up the garden and making mental notes of things that need done before the snow flies.  We picked the