Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

Washington D.C. part 3

November 7th, 2014 by farmgirls 5

 {Click here for part one} {Click here for part two}  August 3rd, Day 4. We spent the morning at Arlington Cemetery. We got to ride one of the trolleys. YAY!!!  We remember when we came here in 2010 and we walked and walked and walked and walked.  That was really tiring!!   We would all […]

Washington D.C. part 2

November 2nd, 2014 by farmgirls 6

{Click here for part one}   Day 3, August 2–Up to this point in the trip we were having an incredible time, but today was going to be so exciting because we were going to see a lot of  the major attractions in D.C.  We left the hotel pretty early and didn’t return until 12-13 […]

Washington D.C. Part 1

October 31st, 2014 by farmgirls 3

Earlier this year (February-ish) Cassia kept talking about how she wanted to do something big for her 21st birthday.  Like skydiving.  She asked me, “If I do something, will you do it with me?”  My response? Of course! We do almost everything together!! I wasn’t to sure about skydiving, but if she did it, I […]

Summer Update #1: Friends & Fun

August 16th, 2014 by farmgirls 12

  During the end of June we had some wonderful visitors…the Forsters from Wisconsin!  Karen had bought a skirt from our Etsy shop a few years ago, and she and Leah wrote back and forth for a while.  They had went on vacation down South and were coming back home near us, so we got […]

A Summer Summary

August 15th, 2014 by farmgirls 4

  Summer has flown by and we have SO many things we want to catch up on and show you on the blog  Blog posts are coming…some sooner than others, and not all in order, but here’s a summary.   Early in June several of us took a Discovery Flight with Warsaw Flying Club  We got […]

In Which We Go To Florida, Swim in the Great Gulf Waters, Climb A Mountain, and Meet Indians on Our Way Home

January 4th, 2014 by farmgirls 13

  Hello everybody! We meant to do this post a long time ago, but sorting through the hundreds (maybe thousands) of pictures that we took while we were in Florida this past October seemed like such a daunting task   Thanks to Anna’s help of getting most of them uploaded onto Flickr for me, we […]

A Tomato Sauce Recipe {with pictures}

September 19th, 2013 by farmgirls 7

  Yay!  It’s canning time again   The season of tired feet, stained fingers, sticky floors and oh so yummy food filling up the empty shelves in our basement again!  Every year when the ‘firstfruits’ of the garden come on (which is usually the green beans), we groan because we know that it’s that time […]

The Blueberry Bog

August 30th, 2013 by farmgirls 5

  A few weeks ago, we went to the blueberry bog to pick our annual 100+ lbs. of blueberries.  On this particular trip we got about 40 lbs. if I’m remembering correctly We got to take Benton, Campbell, Graham and Boden along with us, the four extra kids we get to babysit   It has […]

The Joys and Woes of Canning

August 27th, 2013 by farmgirls 8

  This is the sight that met us when we took the lid off of the pressure canner last week…oh no!!!  This happens from time to time and it happened twice last week   At least it was only one jar each time   So far we’ve canned 50 quarts of green beans, 31 quarts […]

A Ride Around the Country Block

July 24th, 2013 by farmgirls 13

  Last night Susannah and Cassia were talking about riding around the country block (which we thought was four miles, but ended up being six).  I said, “You girls are crazy!”  Then I changed my mind and decided I’d be crazy with them We don’t do a ton of bike riding, and when we do, […]