8 week old chickies!

8 week old chickies!

8 weeks ago our hatchery order arrived! 25 meat birds and one surprise black chick! you can see the insane difference in their size even though they are both only 8 weeks old. we call her Black Beauty and she has graduated from the brooder in the garage to the backyard chicken area. she’s free [...]

looking back

looking back

He was called to this lifestyle way before we knew what it meant. Yah put it on his heart. We never bought this property thinking about chickens or rabbits or goats or black solider flies lol. He slowly led his family here. He is so eager to learn. He wants to only be doing this, [...]

our 5th year

our 5th year

rainy morning turned sunny evening. planted garlic and then dined alone together. praising Yah for 5 years of marriage. grateful for this man’s patience and kindness and perseverance in our relationship, in his parenting, in his steadfastness with Yeshua. i know what we have been given and i’m overwhelmed and so grateful that you chose [...]

one precious life

we get one life. one precious life. and it’s easy slip into a grind of living OUR one life for someone else. no more. be brave. be courageous. know your worth. take that job. quit that job. end that friendship. start a new one. leave that dude! say yes to that nice guy! say no [...]

first, do not pHARM // part one: intuition

first, do not pHARM // part one: intuition

Intuition is our greatest gift. The intuition God imparts on us as humans is so powerful. Although the Bible doesn’t use the modern word intuition, it can be likened to the word discernment. And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment. Philippians 1:9 I [...]

steady faith, steady home.

steady faith, steady home.

we started our little baby homestead in may. it’s humble. it’s beginner. it’s exciting. it’s what we were made for. we are doing it for these babes and all the babes after them. we are making up for lost time; constantly feeling overwhelmed and like we are playing catch up. trying to beat the ever-dooming [...]

cancelling Netflix?

cancelling Netflix?

I've done a lot of growing and changing this year. I am journaling through the months to help me with my memory. and I want to share these things with you. things I've removed completely from my life and the things I've added in as replacements. one thing we decided to cancel was Netflix. we [...]

meet-cute anniversary ; )

meet-cute anniversary ; )

AUGUST 29 ❤ it's one of my most favorite days to celebrate! it's our meet-cute day ; ) the day where two unsuspecting main characters in what often feels like a sitcom, had a chance first meeting on a beach in southern maryland, exchanged some sarcastic jokes, and went to bed not realizing we had [...]

our first BABY CHICKS are on the way!

our first BABY CHICKS are on the way!

we just purchased our very first batch of baby chicks! scheduled to arrive September 14! we have TONS, I mean TONS of prep work still to do. In fact, I would argue and admit, we haven't prepped at all. We have tons of ideas and things waiting in the amazon cart, but we haven't pulled [...]

staring is caring! (story update)

staring is caring! (story update)

I could stare at this angel all day long. I know that sounds weird, but she has come so far in her 305 days of life. I can't wait to know her more, to talk with her, to love her even more, to guide her heart. some days are hard because she CAN'T talk right [...]