Monthly Archives: August 2014

Apple Butter Nightmares

Who knew apples could be so scary?  I slept very little last night. Why? I kept smelling apple butter. Why? Because I was trying out the new, easy, shiny way of making apple butter. How? Sticking the whole kit and … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Madilynn

    Miss Madi turns “2” this Sunday. Since there were SO many conflicts on that day, her mom decided to have her party a week early, last Sunday. So I put my cake bakin’ apron back on…but this was … Continue reading

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Little Forts on the Prairie

  Last Friday, the four oldest granddaughters and I took a little field trip. Sort of an End of the Summer thing. Or, “Yay! School is just around the corner!!”, which describes the granddaughters’ attitudes but definitely NOT the grandsons. … Continue reading

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Gentlemen…start your engines

    Yep. It’s that time of year again. Silage harvest. It. Has. Begun. For those who are uninitiated, this is THE harvest of the year. Oh yeah. We harvest wheat. No biggie. Well, not as big as it used … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward

  The garden is coming in hard and fast! And so are the bugs. They may leave me enough apples to make a batch of apple butter. We’ll see. When it’s apple pickin’ time, that means corn silage is either … Continue reading

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As the Dust Settles or The End

 Not a new soap opera but man, does it describe today! The Wedding was this past weekend and although I’m not a drinking woman, I feel like I just came off a cheap drunk, as my Daddy would say!  🙂 … Continue reading

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Did I just hear a bell?

as in wedding bells? Maybe not. Not yet. I’m hallucinating. I’m up to my eyeballs in cakes, roses, peonies, lace, etc. etc. etc. Oh yeah…and petals… Our LAST niece is getting hitched this weekend so I’m busy. Busy, I tell … Continue reading

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