Family

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Love Lasts When…

Love Lasts When…

Valentine's Day is right around the corner and with it can come all the stress and sadness and invalidation that a system based on commercializing everything under the sun has so successfully created. Now, please don't get me wrong, I love LOVE itself, just not the machine that's been created around a specific day on the calendar that can serve as…
This Moment

This Moment

{this moment inspired by Soule Mama} If you’re inspired to do the same, please leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all of us to find and see. xoxo, M
Sprout in the Garden – Reflections on Growth and Change

Sprout in the Garden – Reflections on Growth and Change

This girl of ours, who we lovingly call Sprout, seems to have a soft spot in her heart for the outdoors. From sitting with the chickens to reading about the all the things you can grow, harvest and eat in the garden to going for a short walk, Sprout just smiles and talks and laughs about it the whole time.…
2013 Lessons & Reflections

2013 Lessons & Reflections

What a whirlwind 2013 has proven to be! I thought that, given all of the lessons we have learned in 2013, a reflection of sorts would be a nice way to bring it all to a close. So, here are some of my reflections on 2013...personal, professional and farm related... Family With the flight of my first daughter and the…
Introductions

Introductions

Hello World! Meet Ember, our tiny, perfect, baby girl. She was born at home via a water birth and with the help of our phenomenal mid-wife, her amazing apprentice and one of our dearest friends at 6:04pm on Monday, October 7th.  She weighed in at 7 pounds of absolute perfection and is 21 inches long.  Mom did a wonderful job…
Sprout’s Nursery (Preview)

Sprout’s Nursery (Preview)

Today we celebrate, with friends and family, the impending arrival of our Little One, Sprout! With an official due date of October 9th, we are one month out and the preparations are in full swing!  Tool Lady is feeling good (though tired) and our Sprout is quite active all the time!  Flips and elbows and toes in ribs and really,…