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Water Lily in Garden Pond

Ivory Edges Daylily  

The Profit of Park Days for Homeschool Moms

The Profit of Park Days for Homeschool Moms

Do you give park days a high priority? Have you ever felt guilty about taking the time to attend them? Have you ever skipped them to finish school work, or to punish your children? When my kids were young and we were still new to homeschooling, my favorite day of the week was Park Day. …

Stitch Fix June 2016

Stitch Fix June 2016 Preview by Mid-Life Blogger

What will your personal stylist send? How will you choose what to keep or return? This is my first Stitch Fix since I started my blog so I get to share it with you right from the beginning. As soon as you schedule your Fix, the anticipation begins, wondering what your stylist will choose for you. When …

My Mini Garden Pond

Several years ago at an auction I admired an old water pump and my husband, Scott, bought it for me, but it sat in the workshop for a year or more before I figured out what I wanted to do with it. One day I was sitting on my front porch, looking at a patch …

Spiritual Corridor Daylily

Spiritual Corridor Daylily

This is the Spiritual Corridor daylily.  I bought it a few years ago from Breck’s.  I buy plants through catalogs quite a bit.  Especially in the winter when it’s so bleak outside, I enjoy looking through my plant catalogs and finding new flowers I want to try, and combinations that I think would be nice. Here …

Coal Miner Daylily

I bought this Coal Miner Daylily from Roots & Rhizomes a few years ago.  It started blooming today.  I like it’s chartreuse throat and deep purple color. You can have more posts like this sent straight to your inbox by subscribing!

Ruby Spider Daylily

I love these big, beautiful “Ruby Spider” daylilies. They’re huge! About 7″ in diameter.  Their colors are vibrant, and the red looks like velvet.  Do you have a favorite daylily?  I’d love to see a picture! If you love gardening like I do, why not subscribe and get more posts like this one delivered straight …

Comfort Zones

Comfort Zones

I could have named my blog something about leaving my comfort zone, because it seems like I’ve been doing a lot of that lately. In The Birth of Curren Christian Academy, I shared how we began homeschooling. That was a big leap out of my comfort zone. My biggest fear in homeschooling was that I wouldn’t do …

Libby, our Livestock Guard Dog

Livestock guard dog, LGD

I wasn’t familiar with the term “Livestock Guard Dog,” (LGD for short) before moving to the farm. I had heard of the Great Pyrenees breed, but not “Akbash,” a breed which originated in Turkey and means “white head.” A few years into my country life, a neighbor’s dog had a litter of puppies. Through her …

Stitch Fix

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In my very first Blog post I mentioned Stitch Fix.  Today I happened to be wearing one of the tops I bought in one of my first “Fixes,” before I decided to blog, so I asked my daughter to take some pictures for me.  I’m camera shy and I never like how I look in pictures, so her …