Get a Load of This…

Exciting news: our family is growing again and our little man is going to be a BIG BROTHER! It has been so much fun watching our first little person grow through his first year (also very busy). We are looking forward to his continued development and stepping into the role of being a little (at…

Season to Gather

Wheat harvest wrapped up in late August, followed by a short break and now soybean harvest is underway. If you haven’t figured it out by now, harvest is my favorite time of year! This year my husband and I are FULLY involved in harvest (well, I am as much as I can be with a…

Generally Speaking

I have discovered that raising a baby comes with a lot of generalizations. As if babies all fit into the same predictable category because they are babies – HA! Realistically, they are just itty-bitty people; and let’s be real, we know just how uniquely different each one of us is. Since making generalizations about adults…

The Big “5”

Not as prestigious as the BIG 5-0, but still worth celebrating: my man and I today are marking five years of marriage. So, in honor of the “BIG 5”, here is my quick list of five things about our marriage that make it something to celebrate (for us anyways!): We have enjoyed five years of…

Out of Practice

You know the saying “Practice makes Perfect”? Well, there are some who would argue and say that the saying isn’t quite acurate, yada yada. But, practice does help us improve no matter what saying by which you choose to subscribe or unsubscribe. Just this past week I was able to fit in some time in…

Two Heads

As the saying goes, “Two heads are better than one.” Since combining requires monitoring so many moving parts, today our little man helped his Daddy keep track of everything and make sure the wheat harvest is successful.  We rigged up his high chair in the buddy seat, and our 8 month old spent the next…

Joyful Noise

So…it has been a while since I’ve set my fingers to typing a blog post. However, I’ve been keeping notes of my thoughts on different posting ideas for the past year. With a baby on the way, my job, a few outdoor adventures, having said baby who keeps us very busy and moving to the…