Bees!

JMJ Can bees count as livestock?   We have working critters again!  Ever since getting rid of the ducks, it’s seemed a bit empty around here.   So why bees?   Well, there’s the obvious answer:  HONEY!   Processed honey is pretty much just garbage.  And local, raw honey is […]

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Rosary Tag Blanket – Baby’s First Rosary

JMJ   Printable PATTERN and Instructions   I love tag blankets.   The soft, fuzzy minky that my babies love to burrow their face in, the colorful ribbon loops that mesmerize tiny fingers. Afterall, the tag is always the best part of any toy!  Seriously, tag blankets are the coolest […]

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3-Year-Olds, Tricycles and Prayer

  “Mama.  I want tricycle for Christmas.”  she cheerfully announced from my lap. It was 8 days before Christmas.  I thought about the presents sitting in the other room, mostly wrapped.  My toddlers already had stockings, and three great gifts.  I was done.  Finished.  Christmas was already planned and executed. […]

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