You HAVE What it Takes.

In case you're feeling doubtful and frazzled today. 

In case there's more bad news than good in your newsfeed. 

In case everything went wrong this morning and your list of “to do” is still not done... 

You've…

It's Apple Week

Does anyone remember helping mom in the kitchen, making applesauce?

The kids and I are putting up the orchard bounty this week and it's been fun to watch them enjoy the fun parts!

Steaming away in…

Our First Florida Vacation- To The Beach!



I seemed to have come out of our beach trips with lots of Boy pictures. It's fun to see them enjoying the sand and sun! Seth has always been our surfer dude. He's showing his true colors here in FL. …

Our First Florida Vacation Blog- The Nature Edition

I feel the urge to share some pictures today of our first family trip to Florida. While Ted is working at Busch Gardens we are all here together, enjoying so many beautiful things. I don't really have words to write…

Alpaca and three photo shoots

As I read your responses to the campaign to raise funds for the new CD, the biggest marketing adventure Ted and I have put together to date, I think back to the night we got the photo for the Songs…

A furry friend and fans around the globe

Why am I avoiding writing this blog this morning? I’m sitting here looking at my list of priorities for today- “write Gidget blog” is at the top of things to do before lunch. So far I’ve packed CDs, chatted with…

The Sacred Everyday


 

If you had told me two and a half weeks ago the wonders and trials that the coming week would hold I would have said, “Nah. Only so much can happen in a day.” Let me tell you, it is…

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There's a tent in my living room.

There’s a tent in my living room.

4  of the kids are playing Minecraft.

2 teenagers are upstairs on their computers. 

And one small woman is sitting here on a borrowed laptop trying to string more than…

A Summer Concert on a 160 year old homestead

Last month we all had the blessing of going with Ted to a super sweet house show held in a barn that's been in the same family, the Knoops, for 160 years. I took the time to grab my camera…
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Just A Letter

An email from Donna to me...

"I've had all sorts of moments in mind to share with you and when I realized it was too much to text a novel idea occurred to me... Why not go back a couple…

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Verdant Reflections

 I find myself feeling quite reflective this week. As I've been outdoors, seeing the leaves about to burst open on our miniature crabapple tree, and cleaning up the dead grasses from last fall, I am flooded with memories of our…

When do dishcloths and dulcimer hammers go hand in glove?

 Early this month we received news that dear friends of ours, Bob and Pauline Bedard, are facing the sad reality that they have discovered a cancer in Pauline's jaw. Her treatment and their time together as a family are suddenly…