We’ve been a little blog MIA lately enjoying all the sunshine! Here’s a little photo story of what’s been going on here on and off the Gardner Homestead.
Our hen Margox hatched our first ever batch of homegrown chicks. All 7 chicks are growing up fast.
Spencer and I lucked out on some KID-FREE time and went to see Smash Mouth. Save to say I was wayyy more excited than my hubs.
Our little Murphy girl is a walking, running, babbling adorable toddler now. How did it happen so fast?!?
Oh Ireland, my Ireland. Please stop growing up so darn fast! Love, Mom
Thank you to whichever previous tenant planted the beauties. This our third summer here, is the first year they’ve had a full bloom.
See that cute spud? Yeah he and his siblings froze to death in Mid-June. They’ve finally bounced back…
Happy 4th of July from these Gardner girls.
This baby is chore partner, she’s always by my side (or on my back!)
Getting lost in my hop jungle, our third season with these Willamette Hops is sure to be a big producer. Can you say home brewed IPA?
Exploring the Metolius River trails with my tribe of toddlers and dogs.
Symbiotic hiking partner, she’s a versatile baby. She gets a free ride, while providing never ending cuteness, drooly kisses, and keeps me in shape!
Some of that 4th madness! Shhhh…
I can’t survive a summer without these, my favorites!
The peas, oh these lovely purple peas.
One thing I’ll never do again is plant the hops so close to the house. They’re a harbor for bugs and insects, some good and some bad, but all of them right at my back door 🙁
That’s just a little of what’s happened this summer. Trust me there’s more but I won’t bore you with it here. Head on over to IG to see our full homestead photo diary @thegardnerhome.
Oh yeah, and if I know anything about me it’s that I love summer, case and point for this short update. I’m spending more time with family, less time with technology, and that’s OK. Keep an eye out for some of our new projects and plans… YouTube Vlog?
No spoilers yet!
What have you been up to on or off your homestead this season?
Peace and Love,