Monthly Archives: January 2012


Soon enough, we’ll be making rhubarb pies. Without fail, these little prehistoric looking creatures will push up again from deep inside planet Earth.

Today’s Recipe: Old-Fashioned Peanut Cookies

These were full of flavor and a wonderful departure from peanut “butter” cookies. You must try these.

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Hear Ye!

Welcome New Sisters!

Merit Badge Awardees

It’s a cleaned-up girl.

Here’s our little Etta Jane, close to twelve hours after being born, looking A-dorable and acting frisky!

It’s a girl!

Only a few moments after her birth, and still wet, meet our new little Etta Jane. Mom, Maizy, and daughter, Etta Jane, are in fine shape. (We’re a little tired.) Born 2:45 a.m. today/43.5 lbs. Maizy’s first birth.

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Great Find: “spoon” painting

 “Spoon” painting in the bottom right: MaryJanesFarm magazine (“Shelter from the Storm” Feb/March 2011). This fabulous art piece is titled, “A Very Good Morning” by Jill Enestvedt. You may find more of her work at  $25.00 + shipping (purchased new for $125.00). A sweet bargain indeed, not to mention a collector’s item. Do not pass up this opporunity to add to your art collection this rare gem that will only grow in value. To purchase …

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view from our window

Yesterday afternoon, around 4:45 p.m., as we were saying our routine goodbyes in the design studio, Ace looked out the window and said, “we should …

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