Do you ever stop to think about how blessed you are? Do you ever miss a meal because of the lack of money? Food Bags for the Homeless is a way that we can share with those less fortunate than we are. My biggest problem with mealtime is deciding what to have. I have frozen food from our garden in the freezer. The beef from the last steer we butchered is also there. Not to mention the pantry is … [Read more...] about Food Bags for the Homeless – How to Help Needy People
How to catch a swarm of bees is maybe not something you wonder about. But, when you see a swarm, and know the potential they have, it is a shame to let them go! You could add to your collection of backyard bees! The bee cluster that you see in the photo above was one we found swarming. This is not the first hive that we have had swarming in or around the vineyard. Back in 2010, before we … [Read more...] about How to Catch a Swarm of Bees
We have puppies! And, not just any puppies. We have Corgipoo puppies! Talk about adorable! They were born April 29 and it is now time to send them to their new homes. Wow, how quickly 6 weeks has past! The parents which I will tell you about in just a minute are our family pets. They are with us in the vineyard and relax on the patio with us. They are wonderful companions! Bangles, our … [Read more...] about Corgipoo Puppies
It is amazing how time flies! Family photos are a great way to see just how everyone has grown and changed. So, when everyone was here a few weeks ago, we had new photos made. Psalm 128:8 says, "Your wife shall be like a fruitful vine, within your house, your children like olive plants around your table." I was asked once by someone who found out how many children we have, if we were … [Read more...] about New Family Photos
It is hard to believe that Decks our Jersey bull calf is almost 3 months old! He was born before Christmas and is named after the Christmas carol, "Deck the Halls". After leaving him with Beatrice for a couple of days to nurse, we separated them. Decks is now in a pen beside the chickens and ducks. The little Jersey bull will be moved out with the big cows as soon as he grows a bit taller. We … [Read more...] about Decks the Jersey Bull is Almost 3 Months Old!
Last week sure took an unexpected turn for us. I thought I had another week to do grocery shopping, menu list, lesson plans and other last minute items. But, with one phone call, plans changed and I was on my way to El Paso. It was definitely for a good cause! We have a new addition to the family - a granddaughter! A c-section had been planned for the following week but this bundle of joy would … [Read more...] about New Addition to the Family – A Granddaughter