Category Archives: Family Updates

Good Things are Coming!

First let me say I am very sorry for my absence! Since moving to our new property this summer life has been, how shall we say it?, a bit chaotic. But it has all been worth it. We bought our … Continue reading

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Our Trip to The Wilds

Over the weekend we took our daughter to The Wilds, located in the rolling hills of Cumberland, Ohio. The Wilds is a conservation center situated on nearly 10,000 acres of reclaimed mine land and is home to more than 30 species … Continue reading

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Kreative Blogger Award

It’s award week here at the homestead!! A HUGE thank you to our friends Justine and Flannery over at Full Belly Sisters for honoring us with the Kreativ Blogger Award! This award is a way for bloggers to show appreciation … Continue reading

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Versatile Blogger Award

When I started this blog last summer I never imagined the wonderful people that would be brought into my life. Blogging is more than just putting words on a screen, it is about building a community and sharing ideas. I am … Continue reading

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Happy 7th Anniversary

Happy 7th anniversary to my wonderful husband! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark in Browser Tell a … Continue reading

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Taking a Little Break to Enjoy My Family

Hello! As you may know we celebrated the birth of our son on January 9. We are very excited about the new addition and are enjoying every minute together. I will be taking a short break from doing any posting … Continue reading

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Abrahm Ellis – A Birth Story

Although I had been telling my family that I thought our son would arrive early, I couldn’t help but be surprised when I was awakened from a deep sleep by contractions that were already ten minutes apart. But that is how our story … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2011

As we approach the end of the year I want to take a minute and look back on what a year it has been. We didn’t accomplish every goal we set for ourselves but overall we are pleased with what … Continue reading

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The Bare Bottom Weekend – An Adventure in Potty Training

At the recommendation of our pediatrician we decided to try “The Bare Bottom Weekend” with our three year old daughter. The Bare Bottom Weekend is a potty training technique that requires the child to wear nothing from the waist down … Continue reading

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Photos from the Homestead – Birthday Edition

It was a busy, busy weekend around our house. Sunday was our daughter’s 3rd birthday (I can’t believe it has been three years already!). To celebrate we invited some family and friends over for the afternoon. I love the fact … Continue reading

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