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Wonderful Wind

This last weekend we found our selves traveling from our Indiana home to the beautiful state of Wisconsin for a wedding.  On our way through northwestern Indiana we happened upon the largest wind farm in the Midwest.  The hundreds of windmills were quite a sight, that’s for sure. Each of the blades on the 620 [...]
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{this moment} Run

{this moment} A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link here to your moment and join in at Soulemama. Have a wonderful weekend!
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Wander Michigan

Last week found us wandering through Michigan visiting friends and family.  We happened to wander to Mill Race Historical Village in Northville. Little guy wandered to the small waterfall thankfully he was happy to sit and watch the water “go bye-bye”. Mill Race Historical Village was established in 1972 as a site for relocating historic [...]
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oh so dear

Our trek to Michigan is a very familiar one for me and my family.  My mother has made the trip countless times in the last 24 years.  Often with only her and two small children.  I remember those trips will playing the license plate and animal  game when I was little and finally graduating to [...]
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Strawberry Surprises

Remember these beauties ? This year I entered a few of my home canned goods in the fair for the first time.  When we visited the fair last week I was more than pleasantly surprised when I spotted my strawberry jam entry… Second place isn’t to shabby for my first year, particularly since the strawberry [...]
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Nine months in the making

Nine months ago, a few weeks before our first autumn frost, I planted something in my herb garden.   That something was garlic.  You have to plan ahead for garlic here.  Garlic easily forgotten about because normally the last of the garden bounty is arriving and a majority of the garden is being made ready for [...]
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Our weekend and a winner!

I’d like to thank everyone who entered our first giveaway!  Thank you for helping to make our giveaway such a success! We are pleased to announce our winner- Angelina Cooke of Homegrown Naturally !  Congrats Angelina!!! I hope everyone had a fabulous weekend. Here are few snapshots of our Independence Day celebration, it included lots [...]
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Look what we found!

Look who we found hanging out in the garden… Mr. (or Mrs.) Giant slug!  There he is all squished up. Now here he is all stretched out! Mr. Slug was and thick as my thumb and when he was all stretched out the was longer than my middle finger!  Wow!  I bet he could eat [...]
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Wedding Bells

A happy marriage is a new beginning of life, a new starting point for happiness and usefulness. - Dean Stanley This weekend we headed down to Louisville, KY for the wedding of Nick’s brother.  Both Stella and Nick were part of the wedding party, Nick as a groomsman and Stella as the flower girl.  I [...]
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