The very first showing of our house resulted in an offer. We are under contract. I love this little old house. I am proud of what I have done with the yard and the sheer beauty of the space makes me smile. I turned a barren driveway and dirt lot into an Eden in less … More Finding the (Nearly) Perfect Property
That was probably the most common question asked in my grandparent’s home. Where did the time go? They would be telling a story about a friend who used to live there, or the neighbor and her daughter, or look at how tall we had gotten and shake their heads and utter the question. This continued on through … More Where Did the Time Go?
A new little farmgirl is joining our family this November. During Emily’s ultrasound yesterday I watched in awe as the little skeleton baby moved her knees into her chest, moved her arms, and turned her head. Is there anything more amazing than new life? My daughter is five months pregnant. Her five year old, our … More A New Farmgirl and the Family Farm
There is a large mass of building on the property. The caved in root cellar burrows beneath it, the stucco and plastic paneled building serves now as a place to store items. Trash and treasures abound in the light filled space. It once held a giant pomegranate tree and rows and rows of water plants. … More The Greenhouse?
We need a bigger garden in the next house! This is always our mantra. The next house will indeed have a bigger garden and I will inevitably run out of space. We have already begun saying it again. This quarter acre garden is the largest we have had and succeeded at but the drive to … More Out of Space Farming (finding garden space in unusual places)