joy-filled prep day!

joy-filled prep day!

as I've shared, we are very **baby new** to keeping the sabbath. and naturally, as with all new and different things we add to our lives, the adjustment has been uncomfortable. I've heard it said, and the Father is slowly revealing this to me as well, that by preparing ahead of time for major tasks [...]

our garden a year later

our garden a year later

when we bought our home, we were delighted to find these raised beds right below our kitchen window in the backyard. we had no intention of ever gardening in them, but we thought they were cute and added charm. here's how they stood a year ago. filled with leaves and the original soil and weeds [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]