Olga

Olga

Autumn is in the air and fresh homemade cinnamon rolls are baking in the oven!  This is my favorite season of the year!  Yes, I love spring time with all of the new green tips rising out of the earth, ...

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This morning is peaceful.  The rain is falling and it seems that everything and everyone is very grateful for it.  Well, I don’t know if the ducks are grateful yet because they are in the coop and missing out on ...

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It seems to take me a week or so to get settled back in after these little trips.  It makes me realize that I’m not as young as I used to be!  Last weekend we traveled up to Sedalia to ...

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The counters are covered with piles of cucumbers and my dear husband can’t eat them fast enough so I have to start doing other things with them.  Canning up several jars of sweet pickle relish is always the first thing ...

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I will finally join everyone else in hoping for some rain.  Our new green grass isn’t looking so green anymore and the places where grass isn’t growing, is fast becoming dust bowls for the chickens to take a dust bath ...

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Trying to take advantage of the cooler temps, I spent a morning in the garden planting zucchini and crookneck squash.  If I plant them early in the season, the bugs always get them.  I was told that if I wait ...

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I never really grasp how blessed we are to live here in the Ozarks until I get home from traveling.  Yes, there are some beautiful places across this country, but the Ozarks is truly the end of the rainbow in ...

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Our porch is about the most lived in space in our home I think.  Not only are evenings spent on the porch, but early mornings too.  The crickets are still chirping, the roosters are crowing, the birds are singing in ...

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Usually, out here, the evenings are spent with fire flies in the yard, sipping sweet tea on the porch, the citronella candles burning, and a chicken on the lap of someone.  In all my life, I don’t remember ever having ...

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Life on the homestead this week has been pretty routine, nothing too dramatic, which makes life peaceful.  We were blessed with several stacks of old newspaper that our family enjoyed spreading all over the garden to keep the weeds down.  ...

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