Buy props used in MaryJane’s books and magazine!
All proceeds (minus shipping and packing) will benefit www.firstbook.org, a non-profit that provides new books to children from low-income families throughout the U.S. and Canada.
MaryJane will post a photo of the prop and its cost here along with a few details as to its condition. The first person to call the farm and talk with Brian, 208-882-6819, becomes the new owner of a little bit of herstory. Shipping will be either USPS or UPS, our choice. No returns.
Every Christmas, we take an extended break at MaryJanesFarm. Sure, it means we miss out on holiday sales but you know what, our employees need a break. We need a break. We’ve been closed for commerce the later part of this past week and we’ll be closed this coming week until the New Year. I grew up in an era and a state that enforced what was called “Sunday Closing Law.” Nothing, I mean nothing was open for commerce on Sundays, not a gas station, nothing. Same with Christmas Eve and what is now called Black Friday. Ever since I left home at age 18, I’ve used my holiday downtime to sort and organize memories, remember, live in the past. Yesterday, while I was in and out of my kitchen, I …
raiding the root cellar for Christmas dinner
Real preparation consists in digging something out of …
A Star Is Born
In anticipation of my grandbaby’s first Christmas play, I admit to being a tad nervous. Will she do okay? Will she be crushed if she gets nervous and messes up her lines? For two weeks prior, she was practicing her moves, singing the songs over and over again, at dinner, in the car. With dead seriousness. This was …
Fantasy football ain’t got nothin’ on this!
Not yet, not yet, not yet. Oh, when will our Maizy have her calf? We’ve been stuffing dollar bills into, none other than, a milk bottle in an attempt to predict WHEN!!!!
Any ideas for girl or boy names?
Maizy is sooooo over-the-top huggable and lovable right now. She wants to be touched all over, scratched, and reminded constantly (several times through the night) how beautiful she is. If she weren’t so BIG, I think she’d crawl …
Only six, not less, not more.
Given my gift for gab, it might surprise you to know that perfecting a profoundly pared-down paragraph excites me. And I still haven’t figured out how to …
After devouring a tin of Washington State University’s award-winning Cougar Gold cheddar cheese, what did I do with the leftover tin?
Some days a good cuddle is in order. Moments when …
Act like you don’t see me.