He’s Our Buddy!

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I think it’s time to write about Buddy.  Sometimes I find it hard to write about our cows and our little farm because it is such a small scale farm and despite the fact that I grew up with generations of cattle ranching in my blood, I still feel that I really don’t know anything about cows!  And sometimes writing about things on the farm are emotionally hard.  But what I do know is what my heart tells me!  And so I’d like to introduce you to Buddy!

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Is It a Half Barrel or a Full Barrel?

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Hello Farmgirl Friends!  The first Saturday in April… I’ve written about this day before here.  And made mention of it  here and here.   And honestly, I wasn’t going to write about it this year.  But you know… tradition!  And a few deep thoughts.

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The Best Kind Of Napkins {And A Tutorial}

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I don’t know about you, but I love cloth napkins.  I even like to use them for our every day meals.

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Always Learning!

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Last month I got recruited mid-school year to teach a sewing class to a small group of girls in the local homeschool cooperative.  It was kind of an “emergency” situation because the regular sewing instructor had a family emergency and couldn’t teach the second semester.   I told them I would gladly do it but only if I could teach a quilting class!

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Progress!!!

Happy New Year friends!  Isn’t there something about a new year that is so refreshing?  I’m not really one to make resolutions but I definitely make goals and this year is no different.

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The last week or so I’ve been looking back at the previous year and trying to find the areas where I made PROGRESS in the goals I had set for myself.  Obviously there are some where I feel like nothing changed but there is one area where I’ve made great PROGRESS and this post is about that.

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The Last Minute Crafter!

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I wonder sometimes why I’m such a great last minute crafter.  Are you like this?  In the ninth hour and you suddenly think of something grand you’d like to make?
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Is Yes The Right Answer?

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I’ve been known to bite off more than I can chew and say yes to things when really I should’ve said no.  Do you ever do that?  So the last few years I’ve really tried to weigh my yes’s carefully!

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October {What Does It Mean To You?}

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October is my birthday month and so I’ve always kind of loved the thought of October!  Even though it means that my precious summer is over, I still go into October loving the whole sound of the name!  I love October here in the South where the Azaleas really come alive in my flower beds!

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It’s All Part Of The Club

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Did I tell you that I joined the garden club in our little town?  (My grand-girls think they are members too since they get to go with me each month!)  Someday I’ll share some of our duties but today I’d like to tell you about the very first meeting of the year back in January when a notebook went around the room for the members to fill in what month they would like to host the meeting and meal in their home.  It’s not a requirement and the really great thing is that we have access to a nice room in the Museum where we can have our meetings and potluck, but there is something about going to someone’s home that is really special.

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An Ultra Adventure!

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My son, who is now 33 years old, has always had a craving for the wild and crazy adventures.  When he was a young boy, he talked us into doing some of the wildest things.  And if he enjoyed something, then you could be sure it was going to be taken to the next level of extreme.  Always.  He has toned things down a lot in his adult life and we’ve not been asked to do anything wild and crazy with him for a whole lot of years.
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