Honey Harvest

Last night we harvested a little honey from the bees here at the farm. I shared a quick photo on Instagram, but thought you all might like to see a little bit more of the process of how we harvested honey. With Bart traveling, we were a little late in the season for our harvest,…

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Remembering birthdays

Birthdays were always his favorite. His, mama’s, mine, my sister’s, Sam’s, he made sure that each was celebrated in both big and small ways. I’m sure I inherited my deep love of celebrating birthdays from him now that I think about it. When Sam was born, Daddy sang Happy Birthday to him as loud as he…

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Beauty Loves :: June 2015

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Beauty Loves is a series where I share items I’m loving from the drugstore beauty aisle to the department store beauty counter! This month includes favorite lipsticks, spray sunscreen and more! I have to admit that sharing things that I’m loving in the beauty department is one of my favorite things. It is the one…

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Memorial Day Weekend Giveaway Winner!

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Congratulations to Mitch S, comment #115, as winner of the Memorial Day Ice Cream Maker Giveaway!  A bowl of his favorite ice cream flavor would be really good right now. “Cookie dough” Thanks to all of you who responded with your favorite ice cream flavors.  There were several new flavors I had not thought of…

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How to Write a Thank You Note

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How to write a thank you note in three easy steps.  One lesson I learned growing up is how to write a thank you note. Since Mama began teaching me the art of a thank you when I was just a little girl, writing them has always just been a part of life for me. Since we are knee-deep…

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Memorial Day

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To all the men and women who proudly serve our country in our military, thank you so much for your service! You are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you to those families of service men and women for your service as well. You are the quiet heroes of our country and we love you! To…

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Simple Summer Cookout

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Summer is finally upon us and with that comes outdoor entertaining. A fun cookout is a favorite way to spend time with friends and family during the summer. Plan a simple summer cookout that will be sensational in just a few stress-free steps! The “unofficial” start to summer is finally here this weekend – and I am some…

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Here Comes the Sun Summer Essentials

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Here Comes the Sun Summer Essentials! A collection of must-have items for protecting yourself from the summer sun! Memorial Day weekend signals the beginning of summer celebrations, trips to the beach and lake, and all sorts of activities outside. There are a few must-have items that help make the day enjoyable without regretting that time…

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