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It’s been awhile…

Something’s always happening on the farm!  It’s such a creative place to be.  While family was visiting a few months ago, we got a solar dehydrator built by our friend Matt.  It’s been something i’ve wanted for awhile, so i … Continue reading

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Creating Balance

There’s never enough time in a day, right?  It seems I always have a list of things to do, and even if I complete some of them, I obsess over the things I didn’t complete as I’m lying in bed … Continue reading

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Bits and Pieces

Once again, it’s been awhile since i’ve made a post.  It’s too easy to lose track of time living in Hawaii!  I’m starting to get more of a grip on the seasons after living here for 10 years, but still….just … Continue reading

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Beautiful Winter Days

We recently returned from a 2 1/2 week trip to Maine.  We were able to spend the holidays with family and friends, and my 3 boys were able to experience playing in the snow for the first time!  We had … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn!

Summer in the garden was really great.  We spent a lot of time weeding and harvesting. I planted a lot of flowers this year, so me and the boys had great fun picking zinnias, marigolds and cosmos to make into … Continue reading

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Garden Update

It’s been a busy few months in the garden, and I’ve really been enjoying it.  There’s always so much to do, and I started at the beginning…First, making LOTS of starts.  It’s easier for me to start everything this way, … Continue reading

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Harvesting Herbs For Tea

  Now that the days are getting hotter, I try to always have some cold herbal tea in the fridge.  Mmm, I do love harvesting from the farm to make these delicious teas. I usually make it a little different … Continue reading

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Fruit Frenzy

We have two amazing foods in abundance right now…. Brazil Cherries (Eugenia brasiliensis)           And… Avocados!           We have been enjoying eating LOTS of these two lovely fruits…and finding new and fun … Continue reading

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New Year Update

We’ve been blessed this new year with amazing weather.  Because of this, we spend most of our time outside!  Jumping under rainbows, playing in the pond, working in the gardens, playing with the goats…Ah, we have been enjoying our days! … Continue reading

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Baby Goats!

    These goats are at the most adorable stage now. They are about 3 weeks old.  We have seven kids; 4 boys and 3 girls.  We spend so much time in the goat pasture, enjoying these silly little ones. … Continue reading

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