Category Archives: Living Simply

Gate Hung on the Barnyard

Barnyard is now secure to keep the ducks and chickens in. It just needs the electric fencing now to keep the bears, raccoons, coyotes and dogs out. Nice view of the chicken/duck barn and Eldest daughter’s studio.

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Being Rich

Greens from the garden and egg from the chicken…now this is what I call being rich! (From Eldest Daughter) ­čśë

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Like Peas In A Pod

Middle daughter had a consignment order for lots of peas. Here are half of them. I imagine she’s been having nightmares about peas these days. They are made of fused glass.

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Rain Drops Of Faith

I’m thankful for those in my life who noticed the few drops of faith within me and watched it grow until a small but obvious puddle had formed even though I thought I had lost it altogether. ┬ęSharron R. McMillan

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Winter Doldrums

All the leaves and all the dreams of summer fallen to the ground, unfinished plans like warm duvets of colour in a mound left out in the cold until spring comes back around. ┬ęSharron R. McMillan

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Next Project

Hisnibs starting on his next project, a pair of bedside tables for our bedroom. He’s using cedar trees that fell in last year’s winter storms. He milled the trees and let them dry, now they are lovely thick boards that … Continue reading

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Barnyard Posts almost ready for the Gate

Eldest daughter readying the posts to hang the gate into the goat yard. All cut from downed trees on our property. That’s one Skookum fence!

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Amaryllis Second Blooming

This lovely Amaryllis is blooming its head off again. We had four flowers in early December, Hisnibs took the wax off the bulb and planted the remains of the bulb in dirt and voila, three more blooms! Like our friendship … Continue reading

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The Flock

Chicken’s and Ducks checking us out.

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Playing Mexican Train Dominoes

A fun game to play together on a dull grey evening.

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Mini Charcuterie

Hisnibs version of a Charcuterie

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Handmade Box from Old Growth Fir

Hisnibs made this beautiful box for me from a branch that broke off our old growth fir tree we call Grandma Tree. I’m going to keep my crochet hooks in it. Love it!

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Seek Peace, Live In Peace

Life seems to have taken on a different shade now for everyone. Brave fronts try not to show fear and worry over so many things And yet a million birds still flit about the bubbling pond, scent of cedar, fir … Continue reading

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Share The Warmth

Eldest Daughter made this gorgeous quilt for me for Christmas. I’ll be warm all winter now, no matter what the weather decides to do. We drew names at Thanksgiving and the challenge was to make something for the person whose … Continue reading

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Drop Of Water On Leaf

One rain drop magnifies beauty of fallen leaf, encases imperfection in three dimensional reality one tear drop magnifies beauty of a heart, encasing imperfection in forgiveness. ┬ęSharron R. McMillan

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