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Month: November 2017

For When You Realize It’s Worth It

For When You Realize It’s Worth It

There are a lot of days when it just doesn’t seem worth it. On some days, I genuinely wonder why we don’t buy milk in jugs from the store and get packaged meals a couple of times a week. Then, this past Monday happened. All three of the boys had dentist appointments. I always dread taking them, not because they’re poorly behaved (they’re always very well behaved at the dentist), but because somebody always, ALWAYS, has cavities. I remember the…

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Hygge

Hygge

We hit record lows this weekend.  Temperatures in the teens before we’ve even hit Thanksgiving is NOT my idea of a good time.  Between the shorter days and the bitter cold, I’d kind of like to channel my inner brown bear and go into hibernation. Although hibernation isn’t actually a practical option for humans, we’ve recently discovered something called ‘Hygge’. (I haven’t a clue how to pronounce it, since we’ve only ever read about it.) Essentially, it’s a Danish concept…

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Winter Garden

Winter Garden

Things are winding down here for the season. The goats’ milk production is decreasing, Flora has been bred for next year and Pepper is soon to be, we’ve cleared out the gardens, and the turkeys have, erm, been ‘prepared’ for Thanksgiving. We’re both looking forward to having nothing to do until the sap run in late February. That should give us a good 4 months of rest; aside from feeding, cleaning and milking, we won’t have much to do. That…

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