Struttin’ His Stuff

Just North of our house is a house that has a TON of peacocks (seriously, a ton).  The other day I was getting ready to go some where, and I ran into this handsome gentleman who was struttin’ h... Read More


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We’ve had a busy couple of weeks.  The three little girlies are running full-steam playing softball, Emma and I are right in the middle of the Junior High Track season, and Aaron’s chemic... Read More


Just because. AmyNature Girl. Mom. Wife. Friend. Photographer. Sewer. Crafter. Artist. To borrow a phrase – “Yeet Ye Riche” Read More

For Laughs

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  Someone sent me a picture of me playing Donkey Baksetball.  You can’t tell very well in this picture, but I was pulling as hard as I could on the reins trying to get my donkey to move.  Fun... Read More

A New Milestone

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It seems as if the past two years of Junior High for Emma have flown by, and it’s hard to believe we’re getting ready for her 8th Grade Graduation.  Heppner is one of the few schools arou... Read More

Happy Easter!

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Harley and Katelyn have wanted to show lambs in 4-H as long as Emma has been showing them, but we have always told them no.  We haven’t wanted to be “tied-down” to taking care of an... Read More

An Eventful Thursday

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Aaron had surgery on his eyes Thursday.  He’s been wanting to have LASIK surgery for many many years, and we were finally able to have it done.  Unfortunately, Aaron didn’t have enough c... Read More

Here, Piggy, Piggy, Piggy . . .

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Emma has decided to show pigs this year at the fair instead of lambs, and she was able to pick them up this last weekend.  Emma’s step-mom, Staci, took these pictures and sent them to me.  She... Read More

She’s a Stud (ette)!

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Reagan, that is. The next step in the treatment process for her chronic sinus/ear infections after having tubes put in her ears and her adenoids remved was allergy testing.  We have been going in we... Read More

It’s Spring!

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There are signs of Spring popping up everywhere.  Flowers are growing and blooming, animals are active and abundant, and the days are getting longer. Spring athletic seasons have started, too.  Base... Read More

The New Bed

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Well, we finally did it.  One of us finally made it to Portland to buy our new bed and nightstands from Ikea.  After my whirlwind trip with Katelyn down and back in one day (by the way, we didn&#821... Read More

What To Do

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with two acres full of sand? Well, if you want anything to grow without blowing away in the winds we have around here, AND if you don’t want to water it constantly because the sand doesn’t... Read More