Kitchen/Dining Room

Tracy / August 12, 2010

4 Moms, 35 Kids is hosting another blog carnival. It’s been fun to scroll through the other family homes. It’s a great way to pick up ideas and it’s just plain fun to see how other larger families live. It’s time for another installment of our home… Quite honestly, I’ve been dreading the kitchen/dining room post from 4 Moms, 35…

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4 Moms, 35 Kids

When Kimberly, over at Life in a Shoe mentioned that they were hosting a linky today to show how big families live, I thought “this would be fun!”….and I was hoping that some of you ladies might have some suggestions on decorating/organizing things here. We’re a family of twelve (my husband Paul and I have six sons and four daughters).…

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Black Bear

We were *shocked* when a friend wrote to tell me her son saw a black bear sitting in the road that leads past our home. I didn’t know we had bear here! I found this great website and phoned to ask questions. The gentleman told me there have been black bear here for years. Depending on the person you ask,…

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Still Cleaning

We’re quickly approaching the end of the basement cleaning project. Since we’ve been counting (only a month or two), we’ve moved out several tons (literally!) of trash and debris.

Pics of the Garden

So much of our time has been spent inside, but we have managed a minute here or there to begin establishing our garden. We had a few existing fruit trees when we moved in, but since, we’ve planted 14 more, 4 blueberries and have started the task of building and planting square foot beds. random chick (well, not quite a…

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June 19, 2010

Warmer days mean we can finally make some of the various things left in this house work for us! We decided to set up a yard sale (our first ever!). A few friends brought their children over to help and this is the result: Believe it or not, almost everything here came from just three rooms. Needless to say, we’re…

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