Category Archives: sports

New YouTube Trailer

I don’t know how many of you watch YouTube videos on a regular basis, but that is kind of my television.  One of the channels I really like is Justin Rhodes.  He and his family live in North Carolina and … Continue reading

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Gaga Pit Video

For those of you who might be interested in the video of us making the Gaga pit, here it is.

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I Go Ga-Ga for my Kids, Literally

When our oldest son and I went to camp with our church earlier this summer there were lots of games and activities for the kids to partake in during their off time.  The one game that most of the kids … Continue reading

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Homesteading Resources – By State!

The good people at TaylorMadeHomestead.com have compiled a list of homesteading blogs and websites and they have arranged them by state.  So if you are looking for a local resource for homesteading, take a look.  I happen to be on … Continue reading

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Quick Weekend Recap

This weekend was filled with all sorts of activities for all of our family members.  Here are some highlights. Oreo is still enclosed within the now electrified fence.  She definitely respects the fence.  I picked up a fence tester at … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Them Apples?

Just before we left on our vacation I bought a couple apple trees on clearance at a local farm supply store.  I didn’t get them in the ground before we left so they were looking pretty sad when we got … Continue reading

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Kayaks Spell Summer Fun, Garden and Flower Update

I have been coveting a kayak for quite some time. I eyed them longingly when shopping at Costco.  I could never convince myself to pull the trigger, $300+ is a lot of money for one kayak.  Recently I received a hot … Continue reading

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Peaceful Easy Feeling

Today was a great day, though it started a little rough. I woke up to feed the cows this morning as usual. This feeding may have been the roughest. They all know what the bucket means and it is no … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend, as Always

This past weekend found our family making the trip north to Mount Pleasant.  There was a homeschool basketball state tournament there that they boys were playing in and I was coaching.  Being a ten and under team, we hadn’t had … Continue reading

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