lately, we've been just enjoying life on a farm.
it's getting a teensy bit cooler here in Texas and we actually got some rain this weekend!
below are some "normal" pictures of life on our lovely piece of heaven.
|jack: "i want the BLUE one!"|
mv: "mommy, i found two eggs for you!"
|just a little boy exploring...|
|my mom's birthday dinner!|
|the boys and i made her a "cake"|
the "cake" was layered with homemade cookie dough, double stuff oreos, and brownie batter.
served with ice cream on top.
and chocolate sauce.
and a candle!
|birthday lunch with mrs. rhonda!|
|the kid and his chickens.|
after he feeds them, changes their hay, checks for snakes (of course), and rinses their water, he pulls up his stool and keeps watch over them.
|shopping for floors for the new house!|
|we headed down for a weekend of antiquing in warrenton and round top!|
the boys were awesome travelers, as usual :)
|we stopped for picnic lunches!|
|the baby obviously enjoyed the antiquing.|
|we had a great trip and found some great deals for our new house!|
|we've had some fun kids' meals lately too!|
|these were the faces of two happy women when they realized that our men were coming back the next day from a few weeks in Argentina!|
|first soccer practice!|
|the baby vineyard|
|important life lessons: cross bow practice.|
|when you are building a house, there are dirt piles everywhere!|
|first sign of fall!|
|cheers to our new house!|
|i spy an acorn squash!|
|renewed attempt at foraging chickens!|
|my baby blues :)|
|date night to the symphony!|
|we've been eating rather fall-ish as well! lots of warming mushroom, greens, and bacon bakes...|
|roasted root autumn veggies|
|carrot cake scones|
|carrot spice baked oatmeal|
|harvest from the garden! fresh greens, acorn squashes, and cayenne peppers!|
|more winter squash harvested|
|we have jalapenos for days, y'all.|
|planning to fit in all my new autumn recipes!|
|...with doses of clean eating mixed in...|
|homemade bread...and a crying baby with flour on his head ;)|
|we are so happy that it's beginning to look like fall, y'all!|
corduroy! new boots! baby suspenders!