Category Archives: New House

once in a lifetime

Yesterday Eli, John and I had a once in a lifetime experience. The DEC knew of a collared bear who had a den here on the tree farm. Probably about a half mile from our house, within site. The same … Continue reading

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today

Today was just an ordinary day. An ordinary sunny, winter day. For some reason I felt very present and enjoyed lots of little moments today. This morning brought time at the YMCA. School for John, exercise for me. Complete with … Continue reading

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greening my home: January

We try really hard to keep the Earth in mind in our daily doings. We compost, we garden, we have solar panels! But it’s the little things in between that can make a world of difference. So I’ve challenged myself … Continue reading

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space

Taking the tree down is always bittersweet. But getting that space back…amazing!

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christmas celebrations

Our first Christmas in our new home, and not a place to go!?!? Don’t worry, we celebrated all day!! Hope you and yours had a merry, merry day too!

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snow

There, I said it. Yeah, the s-word. Not sure if I’m happy about it or not, but it’s here.

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consta-sorting

If you have kids (or are rapidly changing sizes yourself) is this a job that never ends or what!?!? Warm-weather clothes out, cold weather clothes out, where will we keep the gloves?, “no, honey that does not fit anymore”, why … Continue reading

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travelin’ chicks

With an almost 20 day absence here, I’m going to step back in like nothing happened. The reason for that absence is us being busy, busy, busy! Which means there is no shortage of blog-able happenings. We’ve settled in. Boxes … Continue reading

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decking and such

Here’s a look at some outside work Eli has done around the new house lately: My first photos of the new deck (I’m behind photographically but I’ve got my battery charger now!) And the concrete pad with the dog kennels … Continue reading

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look what we have!

As a congrats to ourselves for building a new home, we *ahem* bought another new home. A MOBILE ONE! Oh, we are looking forward to some camping adventures this summer!

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