New four legged addition to the family.

As I was walking to my swing last week, thinking of swinging in the rain (there was only a light sprinkle), I heard something that sounded odd..  A little 'meow', faint at first, but louder as I got closer to the pile of wood we had stacked by the barn. I wasn't sure what it … Continue reading New four legged addition to the family.

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What to do with leftover yarn cuttings:

You know when you're working with yarn, how you always end up with those little clippings here and there that you cut off from your projects?  Or when you've got a small ball of yarn that you can't use to make anything with, because it's the size of a golf ball and what on earth … Continue reading What to do with leftover yarn cuttings:

Three cats VS one mouse

So the other night before bed, I watched a mouse run into my room right past my feet.  A normal sight here.  The cats love to bring mice up from the basement and let them loose as a game of, well, cat and mouse.. So in my room the mouse went..  I brought the big … Continue reading Three cats VS one mouse

Ways to keep warm (when the furnace goes out)

To save money, we weren't planning on turning out furnace on until November first.  As the nights grew steadily colder, and the house became increasingly cold (at one point the thermostat said 40° inside!), we broke down and decided it was best to turn the furnace on.  Only trouble was, it wasn't turning on! So, after … Continue reading Ways to keep warm (when the furnace goes out)