Stories from the Homestead – A Day of “Should Be”

Should be. Most people live in a world of the "what if". Today, my world was inundated, rather, with the "should be". I had it all planned out. I knew this morning was going to begin with me loading up my three kiddos into my minivan and we were going to, ever so excitedly, head…

Stories from the Homestead: Old Friends, New Friends and Unwanted Creatures

Watermelon, it is a favorite summertime treat, my kids cannot get enough of it. Every week we have to grab one from the grocery store and ball it up into a container for the week. Of course, I'm too lazy to cut and ball a regular size watermelon. I like to buy the small personal…