Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

Happy Independence Day!

July 4th, 2012 by farmgirls 6

Where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty… II Corinthians 3:17 We’ve posted the first video before, but since it’s Independence Day we decided to do a repost   [youtube][/youtube] [youtube][/youtube] We’re so thankful for our country, for the One who made us a nation, and for those who fight for our freedoms!

Seven Sisters Treasures #87

June 29th, 2012 by farmgirls 14

  {this picture was taken by Cassia for the 4H photography project} Quote of the Week   “God has not called us to build our lives around the pursuit of our own selfish desires, but to be poured-out sacrifices for His kingdom…a poured-out life for Jesus Christ is a worthy goal worth pursuing.” Leslie Ludy, […]

Spray Bottles and Umbrella Wars

June 28th, 2012 by farmgirls 4

    A couple of days ago, some of the girls and the boys were having water fights with spray bottles…umbrellas were the shields!   It’s been SO hot recently…we can’t remember the last time we had rain.  Last month maybe?  It just can’t seem to RAIN!   Today we are supposed to have ‘air temperatures […]

Part Six: The Beach

September 14th, 2011 by farmgirls 8

  {looking back at the ‘lake cottages’ from Lake Michigan}   We visited the beach every single day, multiple times in the day.  It was lovely having it so close! Can you tell that Noah was having a great time?!         It was pretty windy and the water was ice cold, so […]

Play It Safe Day Fun

September 13th, 2011 by farmgirls 2

Last Saturday a town close to us had a ‘play-it-safe day’.  So all of us ‘kids’ went…at first we did not know WHAT we where gonna do…but soon found a few fun things to occupy  us First we saw The  Samaritan Helicopter land, it was SO neat, seeing the force of the blades. They had cones lining where […]

Part Four: The Dunes

September 12th, 2011 by farmgirls 10

      Our third day in Michigan we drove up to Silver Lake and to the dunes…none of us girls had ever been to any dunes, so this was a really fun experience!  But first, we ate some taco salad at the picnic tables that were at the state park   When we started […]

Part One: A Lake Cottage

September 10th, 2011 by farmgirls 13

    To put you all at rest,  Julianne was right…it was Holland, Michigan,  not the Netherlands  Wasn’t very nice of us, was it, to get you all going that way?!    However, we enjoyed America’s Holland so much, some of us wouldn’t mind visiting the ‘real’ Holland someday   We discovered that we have […]

Chop, Can, Freeze…

September 4th, 2011 by farmgirls 13

    The canning season has officially begun.  First you have strawberries in June, then a little break.  Blueberries in July/August…another break…then the peaches, pears, beans and tomatoes come all at once and suddenly you realize that canning season has come.   First it’s kind of like we are willing the garden to wait awhile […]

A Parade and a Helicopter Ride

July 18th, 2011 by farmgirls 17

      At the  beginning of last month, our town had it’s annual festival.  For a whole weekend Main Street gets closed off and ice cream stands, small rides, and carnival-toys-you-think-you-have-to-have  fill up the area from the fire station all the way down to the Methodist church.  Everybody (except us) have garage sales that […]

Friday & Saturday: 4H Auction and Cleanup

July 16th, 2011 by farmgirls 13

  Yesterday and today are the wrapping up of the fair for us 4Hers.  The rides and the food will be there until Sunday, but all the projects are going home tonight, and all the animals have been cleared out…the whole 4H end is almost a ghost town.  It is hard to believe that it is […]