weekend recap where there’s smoke

Happy Monday morning I smell like smoke and campfire. Let me back up. I smell like my bee smoker? Back up again, yesterday I went out to check my bees and they were so pissed off I literally got stung through my bee suit. Yea that can happen. It was most likely because I had […]

finally friday beach time

this week has taken it’s toll you guy. i am mentally, physically and emotionally exhausted. i am not typically an anxious person but for some reason this week of appointments really has me thrown. i don’t really know how to describe it. i think we are just getting closer and closer and the stress of […]

32 week baby goldfish

now these weeks are really starting to blur together. it’s crazy! as much as i’m ready for little goldfish to be here i just need to stay in there cooking for 8 more weeks. the longer he/she stays in there the stronger it’s heart and lungs will be for the “real world”. it’s been crazy […]

farm life update

so things have been going a little… off on the home front in terms of our animals. there are moments where you feel so on top of the world and have super hero strength like when you successfully help two ewes lamb and one has twins! and then there are times you just put your […]

new garden

we are about 90% complete with putting in our 2017 garden. we worked our butts off this past weekend getting everything tilled up (thank God for my dad’s tractor) and getting the soil ready. i picked up all my plants from the greenhouse up the road who so graciously started my seeds for me. knowing […]

weekend recap restful work

i’m coming at you this morning laura ingalls wilder style… around 5:30am this morning our power went out… yea just in time to get ready for work. we took sprinkle showers and brushed our teeth with bottled water. just like they did in the olden days. lol. this weekend joe and i hermited up pretty […]

finally friday baby albers

yesterday was another long emotional day for joe, me and baby goldfish. yesterday we had our meeting with the pediatric surgeon that would be doing the surgery on goldfish once he/she is here. it was a very surreal experience because i think we were both kind of hoping that we would go there and it […]

pentwater progress sliding carriage door

today is a big day for joe, goldfish and i. we are heading to the specialist today to meet with the surgeon that will be working on little goldfish when the time comes. to be honest i’m not 100% sure what this appointment is going to involve but we are both going into this meeting […]

thirty one weeks

things get a little more serious each week. (didn’t i just say that last week?) i don’t know but there is something about not being in the double digits anymore that makes me freak out just a little bit. although i feel we have made a bunch of progress in the past week. we officially […]

long weekend recap

what a beautiful long weekend we had in michigan friends. i mean it’s Memorial Day weekend we could have ended up with snow and sleet for all we know. i remember one year we wore winter coats to a parade. this year though it was sunny and absolutely beautiful. it stormed one morning up in […]