Author Archives: littlehawkyarns

About littlehawkyarns

I'm a gardener that is trying to provide good food for my family to enjoy. I have two children, two dogs, a husband, four chickens, and four cats. In addition gardening I enjoy handwork such as knitting, crochet, and sewing. I'm in the process of trying to learn tatting and embroidery as well. I am soon adding more critters to the collection since we just got property and I spin yarn.

Travel wrap up

We survived our big trip. I was incredibly proud of my kids! They are great world travelers. We managed to get everything into backpacks for each of us. We did take one small additional wheeled carry-on because we had that … Continue reading

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Travel Adventures

Hmmm… So much going on that I’m not even sure where to start. How did I get to be the person that has a bazillion projects, obligations, and more? It has always been my goal not to be that person … Continue reading

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Food Stamps

Argh! One should never read Facebook comments regarding a topic like food stamps. I get so frustrated by them. Obviously most of the commenters have not ever had to use food stamps, do not live in situations even close to … Continue reading

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Dry winter

Still very little snow here this year. We’ve gotten some but I’ve been hearing about fires starting from sparks from a burning barrel. In December. Usually we’ve had enough snow that isn’t a problem. Not the case this year. It … Continue reading

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Finally! Some winter weather.

November 17, 2016 and we finally got measurable snow. About stinking time! We have been soooo dry. I’m glad to have a bit of moisture although I’m never thrilled about driving in the snow. You would think learning to drive … Continue reading

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Eat Local Wrap Up

Where to begin? This was harder in some ways than I had anticipated. I forgot to factor in that school for us (my husband and I) started on the 15th so the whole week prior to that is a total … Continue reading

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Eat Local- around 10 days in

My Eat Local Challenge really is a challenge especially when travelling.  I will tell you about that in a bit, but first I need to update you on the basics. Like I thought, fruit is a challenge. A huge challenge … Continue reading

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