There are those things on the homestead, that you really need extra hands, and kids are very often good at being those extra hands. But there are times when their help is not as helpful as it could be.
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As our pumpkins from Halloween have aged we have been trying to find creative ways to get them to the animals.
Twas The Night Before Father’s Day
This idea was totally my kids. They dreamed up the whole thing and let me in on the idea just before dinner Saturday night. So after dinner and evening Chores we got it filmed and ready to go. Thanks guys you did a great job. I hope you enjoy this special Father’s day episode ofContinue reading “Twas The Night Before Father’s Day”
Barely Controlled Chaos 06/14/21 – Let’s get this week started
Talking about what a great weekend we had and how nice it was to take a break this weekend.
Stay Safe Out there.
I had a little incident this week that got me thinking about safety. Having spent time as a safety professional, (a person whose job it was to help figure out how to keep people safe) this is often on my mind. But I did that thing that was not safe and realized how quickly thingsContinue reading “Stay Safe Out there.”
Barely Controlled Chaos 03/08/21 – Thanks to the Kids
I take a little walk outside and talk about how awesome my older kids are.
Like everyone else, we are dealing with snow this week. You’d think that folks from the Snowbelt would be better prepared. Not that we didn’t appreciate the snow, but there are some challenges we thought we’d left behind. If the meal I described at the end sounds good to you, here is where you canContinue reading “Snow Days”
Dad Quest 1: To Nap Or Not To Nap
Dad is trapped on a Sunday afternoon. Mass is over everyone is home, chores have been done, and it is too cold to work outside. There are at least 10 minutes before he had to start his next task. Just time enough of a quick nap. This silly little video was just for fun andContinue reading “Dad Quest 1: To Nap Or Not To Nap”
A Day in The “Winter” Life
Things don’t always go as planned. This video, for instance, took much longer to get all the pieces and parts of it planned. But as you can see we have been pretty busy keeping up with all the work around here. Join us as we share what has been going on in these winter weeks.Continue reading “A Day in The “Winter” Life”
Loft Bed details (instructions)
The link that I had included in the original post is no longer a valid link. Here are the measurements because I went through them pretty quick on the video. Full-sized bed Length 75 Width 54 Cross Beams width 51 Twin Bed Length 75 Width 41 Cross Beams width 38 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Great-Hites-… INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/greathites/ Website:Continue reading “Loft Bed details (instructions)”