A & E – a wedding

My baby sister Elizabeth got married at the beginning of this month. The day was absolutely beautiful and the bride couldn’t have possibly been more beautiful. Our prayers for them are for a successful marriage “as long as they both shall live.”

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photos from the cell phone

I’ve been racking my brain trying to figure out how I can be posting more often without a computer. I guess I’ll just have to use cell phone photos and my parents computer when i can. I hate both of those options, but I hate my lack of blogging even more!

So this is what life looks like lately…

Things are popping up in the garden! In the first photo you can see tomatoes, onions, and cucumber. In the second photo, that is crimson clover. Other items we have planted and sprouting:

  • peppermint, lemon mint, and spearmint
  • hot peppers, sweet peppers, and purple beauty peppers
  • lots of herbs
  • sqash
  • hops
  • potatoes
  • wheat
  • corn
  • tobacco
  • strawberries
  • honeydew melon and watermelon
  • and much more

Piper is getting so big! She can stand up by herself for short periods of time. She understands some words, but isn’t saying anything. And she’s just so tall!

In other news we had to put down 2 goats last week. One for food, and then one unexpectedly because of sickness.

On a happier note I will be starting to milk this evening!

Joe and I are feeling quite a bit overwhelmed with our homesteading endeavors and wondering where we will find  the time for our goats and our garden along with taking care of a time demanding baby and time consuming outside work for Joe! We know we are on a huge learning curve at the moment, but hopefully God will reward our efforts eventually!