We received our first Christmas card yesterday, and of course I have done nothing about organising or sending Christmas cards myself. Every year I vow I will organise our Christmas […]
My twins turned ten last week. Ten. I keep trying to let that fact sink in, but somehow my brain just doesn’t want to accept it. How can it be […]
Noah is both fascinated with, and petrified by insects at the moment. The big kids are always digging up worms, or hunting for witchetty grubs, or finding some other creepy […]
Ever since we set up our baker’s shop to sell our five current buns, playing shop has been big business around here. It makes me smile to see the three […]
In the last few days we’ve been talking about the power of words and how you use them. Sometimes we use our words wisely, sometimes we don’. We’ve come up […]
“I want to make that” she said, holding up a picture torn from an ancient magazine. It was an origami box, and I figured it was a pretty cool school […]
I think this is the printable I get the most requests for, so after checking and double checking that it was in fact ‘currant’ not ‘current’ I finally whipped up […]
It’s funny the things your youngest child seems to skip over in favour of other, more ‘grown up’ things. And then all of a sudden you realise that your three […]
All week my small boy had been asking me for a ‘face-man’. After a lot of questioning and frustrated repetitions of his ‘face-man’ request I finally figured out out… he […]
One night last week my smallest child was doing his best to avoid going to bed. “I’m not going to bed… unless you wear the gwasses!” “Ok” I said putting […]
The smallest member of our family likes ‘twucks’, and cars, and pretty much anything with wheels. Right now all he wants to do is drive vehicles over every available surface, […]
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Hi, I'm Kate.
Once I was a preschool teacher...
kids, an overgrown veggie
garden, a messy
kitchen, and an obsession with printables,
all on ten acres of weeds!
That's life on the Pickle Farm.
Now that I have finally mastered the homemade muesli bar I make a batch every week, sometimes twice a week. My kids never seem to tire of them, but I […]
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