Tuesday, November 19, 2013

November Checklist of Must-Haves

1. Christmas tree -Check
2. Nativity-Check
 3. Cool awesome trunk full of  brand-new yarn found at a garage sale to put Christmas tree and nativity on (whew) -Check.

 4. Huge 1,000 lb haylage bales for the cows this winter- Check

 5. Cute big black ram to make lots of lambs for spring ;-)  -Check

(Lilly looking on in amazement at the giant marshmallows.)

6. A smart handsome husband to run tractors and stuff- Check
 (This farmin' is serious business.)
 (Well, not THAT serious. :-)

 7. A big beautiful barn to store animals, hay and other...ahem...stuff... -Check
 8. Delicious snacks-Check

 9. A lovely, sweet assistant to help me set up at craft Bazaars and keep me company-Check.

10. Last but not least...an amazing Lord and Savior who...has extravagantly blessed me with ALL of the above...and SO MUCH MORE!  

James 1:17
Every good thing given and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shifting shadow.


  1. Smiling . . . laughing . . . heart warming . . . just knowing how much JOY all those wonderful things and people (sheep are people too, right? ;-) bring you!!! Love, love, LOVE the pictures and your super fun captions!! Wow, that one with the holly berries and barn is amazing!!! And your super smart and handsome husband is also very amazing!! He is my favorite son-in-love EVER!!! : -) And your sweet craft bazaar helper is very lovely indeed! We are soooooo abundantly blessed by the Lord in so many ways, aren't we?!!!!
    Love you sooooo much!

  2. P.S. That old trunk is soooooooo cool!!!! What a find! I'm so glad to see it in the pictures! And that is awesome how perfect it is for your Christmas display!!!

  3. 11. A deck of cards and an adopted father(-in-law) who likes to loose his quarters . . . Check!
    12. An awesome big sister who tolerates her little brother raiding her kitchen . . . Check!

    This November checklist thing is awesome. ;0D

    On a serious note, love your post, sis!

    (P.S. And the new blog look is awesome! SNOW!)