The Butterfly Girl

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Reagan took her butterfly net to the mountains with us Saturday when we went to get firewood for Mick & Susan.  In between carrying loads of firewood, she would disappear.  Eventually, we’... Read More

Childhood Memories

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Growing up there were several “events” that happened on a regular enough basis that my sister and I came to count on them as part of our  normal lives.  We became accustomed to them, a... Read More

Miss Entomologist

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Reagan is doing a 4-H project called “Butterfly Wings”.  The project takes her through all sorts of aspects of the life of a butterfly from egg through aduthood.  We just started working... Read More

Wood Cutting

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Aaron and I went to the mountains Sunday to do some wood-cutting for his dad and step-mom.  While Aaron fell and cut up logs, I got to play with my camera just having fun.  When logs were cut up, I ... Read More

Buzzzzzzzzzzz . . .

The other day I was wandering around our yard looking at all the work we’ve done.  My favorite shrubs so far are the Butterfly Bushes just because they are so beautiful, and they smell so nice.... Read More

Around the Yard

      I used to hate our retaining wall – especialy when we first put it in and it was just sand and bricks.  I hated how bland it was.  Now, I love love love it!  We have sedum growing i... Read More

Feathered Friend

Aaron and I are trying to attract lots of different birds, butterflies, and other wildlife to our property with the landscaping plants we put in as we work on our yard.  We have a huge covey of quail... Read More

My Garden is Blooming

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Our Butterfly Bushes are HUGE – like over 8′ tall and wide huge!  I love the blooms. Looking at them from a distance, you don’t realize all the different, varying colors in each of ... Read More

Easter & Spring

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Easter at our house was very quiet this year.  The girls were all at their other parents’  houses, so Aaron and I enjoyed some quiet time together.  The Easter Bunny did leave treats for the ... Read More

A Lot of Bull

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One of the reasons we made the trip to Cove over the holiday weekend (the same weekend as the infamous cupcake eating incident) was so that we could take the girls to see the elk at the feeding statio... Read More