Tuesday, March 3, 2015

God's Little Gifts





About a month ago I had the strangest thing happen to me. A friend (not a friend I would talk to everyday but once in awhile) sent me a text message that said she just wanted me to know that she had a dream about me and my family during the night and that she was woken up at 4AM and felt the need to pray for us. I texted her back and said thank you we are fine. Although I will have to admit that I myself could feel this under current of something brewing but I didn't know what it was.

Fast forward to the beginning of February. I received another text from a dear friend in California telling me basically that God laid me on her heart and that she wanted me to know that she was lifting me up in prayer. She felt God leading her to pray for insight in regards to my kiddos and for peace.

As I'm typing this post I am sitting here in awe of how God walks before me. At the time I received those texts I thought although I am grateful for the sentiments I thought it was something we could handle.

Fast forward to the last few weeks…the milkman was re-injured, some very emotional events have happened with me and our family and I have to admit that has made me pray ALOT, humble myself and ask for forgiveness from the one I have hurt and make some dramatic changes in our family's every day routine.

As I turn a new page today I feel very emotionally drained but I know I serve a God that goes before me and loves me enough to have friends that I don't have day to day contact with, listen to God's urging and obey Him by praying for me even if I didn't know I was going to need it at the time. I am SO thankful that even though I am a sinner and not perfect by any stretch. In fact I screw up all the time, EVERYDAY, God loves me enough to forgive me and even places people in my life to show me that he loves me even if it is in a few letters on my iphone in the form of a text. I am very blessed and so grateful for God's little gifts. I love the verse above when I read it yesterday it was exactly what I needed for the day again one of God's little gifts. In giving me just what I needed when I need it. God is so good even when life is so hard. I am so grateful I can rest in Him and know He is with me always.

Monday, March 2, 2015

Snow Fun 2015

One of the best thing about being the youngest in the family is that you get everyone to do things for you! That was the case with Ky this weekend. She begged all day to go outside,  so after it stopped snowing we bundled up and went out to enjoy the fresh snow.


 I think she made a hundred snow angels. We would be walking along and all of the sudden she would drop and make another angel. She was cracking me up.

 She stopped to visit with brother while he shoveled off the sidewalk in front of the barn.

 Since there wasn't anyone out on the roads she wanted to take a walk. She walked for a long way I thought she was never going to stop.

 Tiana was also so nice to pull her on the little sled we had. It was a great weekend besides chores we were just very relaxed which doesn't happen very often on the farm. It was so nice! Now it is time to hit a new week. I hope you have a great one.


Friday, February 27, 2015

Vintage Friday #54


Welcome to Vintage Friday!
 What is Vintage Friday? It is where I will list some vintage items that I want to sell.
Here is how it works:  If you see an item or items that you want simply leave me a comment with the # of the item (s) you want to purchase and your e-mail (so I can send you a payment request) and zip code (so I will know how much to charge for shipping it to you).
The first person to leave me their e-mail with their item # and zip wins!!  Your paid item(s) will be mailed out Monday. I will also combine items to make shipping cheaper for you. 
#1. A Pyrex Blue and Tan Homestead Refrigerator dish with lid. This dish is in great condition no chips or dings. $12 + shipping.SOLD!!!


#2. A Bingo Game. It is in good condition. It even has the instructions. I love how the markers are made out of wood. $12 + shipping.SOLD!!!

#3. A Betty Crocker cook book set. The "Cooky Book" with a copyright of 1963 and "Outdoor Cook Book" with a copyright of 1961. Both are in good condition and the picture below shows you what the pages look like. $8 + shipping.
SOLD!!!


#4. A Granny Square baby quilt. It measures 37" x 32" and is in good condition. $12 + shipping.

#5. 2 metal curling irons with red wooden handles. $5 + shipping.
SOLD!!!

#6. A Round Easter cloth Tablecloth. It is in good condition and measures 65" across. $12 + shipping.

#7. A First Ladies Cook Book with a copyright of 1965. It is in great condition and it covers presidents from George Washington to Richard Nixon. The picture below shows what the pages look like inside the book. $8 + shipping.





#8. A 5 piece Fisher Price chair set. $6 + shipping.

#9.  Approximately 186 dominos these would be great for playing with or for using as a craft project. $12 + shipping.
 #10. A set of Pyrex Woodland casserole dishes with lids. The brown one on the left is #471-B and the Tan one on right is 472-B. Both are in great condition no chips or dings. $12 + shipping for set.

SOLD!!!
Thank you so much for stopping by. I hope you have a great weekend!

Monday, February 23, 2015

So Much to do

I am not sure how much I will be able to post this week. Since the milkman re-injured himself again I will be trying to keep up with…
      Milking, thankfully Quintin and Scotty are stepping up and helping all they can. So grateful!
               Laundry, this is something that NEVER stops!
As well as the dishes not to mention everything in between.


But my biggest challenge is trying to keep the milkman down so as to not re-injure his injury.I will do my best to get Vintage Friday done for Friday but other then that there might not be very many posts. I hope you all have a great week. Thank you so much for hanging in there with me. Have a great day!


Friday, February 20, 2015

Vintage Friday #53


Welcome to Vintage Friday!
 What is Vintage Friday? It is where I will list some vintage items that I want to sell.
Here is how it works:  If you see an item or items that you want simply leave me a comment with the # of the item (s) you want to purchase and your e-mail (so I can send you a payment request) and zip code (so I will know how much to charge for shipping it to you).
The first person to leave me their e-mail with their item # and zip wins!!  Your paid item(s) will be mailed out Monday. I will also combine items to make shipping cheaper for you. 

#1. A Metal Tin box, it measures 8 1/2" x 6 1/2" x 1 1/2" it is in good shape. $8 + shipping.

#2. A Granny Square Afghan 71" x 54". It is in great shape and I love the bright colors. $18 + shipping.
SOLD!!!

#3. A tri color pitcher. It measures at 5" tall. It is in great condition. $6 + shipping.

#4. A Fisher Price Milk bottle set with carrier cart. There are 8 bottles total. $10 + shipping.
SOLD!!!


#5. A Red and Orange Thermos. This is a pint size thermos. $5 + shipping.

#6. A Granny Square Afghan in amazing colors, love this one. It is so soft and in great condition. It measures 62" x 37". $15 + shipping.

#7. 2 Little Golden Books "We help Mommy" which has a copyright of 1959 and "Numbers" which has a copyright of 1955. Both are in good condition and the picture below shows what the pages look like. $8 + shipping.


#8. A Pyrex Snowflake Blue Garland Butter dish with lid. It is in great condition no chips or dings. $8 + shipping.
SOLD!!!

#9. The Bumper Book that has a copyright of 1969. It is in good condition and it is a large book it measures 1 foot tall. The picture below shows what the pages look like. So cute! $8 + shipping.
  


#10. 4 Tom and Jerry jelly jar glasses. They are in great condition. $12 + shipping.
SOLD!!!

#11. A Chicos Cashew Butter Tin. It measures 5" tall. I love the colors on this tin. $6 + shipping.
Thank you for stopping by. I hope you have a great weekend. See you back here next week!

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Kindergarten Round Up

Monday night Ky had Kindergarten round up. I made the mistake of telling her it was that day so guess what I heard ALL. DAY. LONG.? How much longer is it until we go? Do I need to put my outfit on? Over and over again. Too funny! Tiana and Taryn were asked to help so she was so excited about that as well.

One of the faculty asked me if I was freaking out that my baby was going into Kindergarten. I said "No, what I'm freaking out about is that my oldest is graduating"!!!!!! Oh my word! I will be carrying around a couple of boxes of kleenex around that week of graduation. Ha!
Ky has so many good friends already that go to church with us which I think will make the transition easy.
To finish off the evening some of the moms made yummy snacks to eat while we visited it was a fun time of fellowship. I think the night was a big success and we are looking forward to next school year.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Lady Shockers

On Sunday we went to watch the Lady Shockers play basketball. Tiana's coach had put the activity together it was so fun doing something with the team and as a family.




The girls were able to line up and give high fives to the team as they came in to play, so fun!

           It was a great game and so fun to cheer on our Shockers as they won the game easily.

Here is the whole crew that went. It was very hard to get a picture with everyone looking. Thank you so much coach Brodie and coach Friesen for not only making this activity so fun but for being amazing, encouraging coaches throughout the season. The milkman and I are so grateful for all your hard work in helping Tiana grow in her basketball season.