Fussy Oatmeal

So it’s taken me much longer to write to you about oatmeal than I though it would!  Funny how life does that.  Our wee Nalia decided to have herself an adventure by trying out the world of seizures.  Yeah, I know, a silly thing to do when you are 4, or any age for that … Continue reading

Back on the Blog

After such a long absence there is so much to show… so much to tell! But where to begin?! How about: H  E  L  L  O !!! We have missed you so!   It’s been 6 months (too long) since we last posted and I know it would be most appropriate to post updates on … Continue reading

Glorious Age 8

It seems this leg of our New Zealand journey has bull-dozed to a climax in the last three months.  Three years of planning, purging, uprooting, traveling, camping, adventuring, struggling, rejoicing all bottle-necked in October/Novemeber/December of 2013. And right in the midst of the intensity of that time our Precious little Aspen had a special day … Continue reading

Saltine Toffee

I gotta tell ya… this recipe is… WOWZA! (but first a pre-cursor) As we journey toward greater health and venture deeper into traditional-eating territory, I may, down the road, feel bad about posting recipes like these… Not because it contains an entire block of butter… NO… that is the GOOD part.  Sincerely!  Butter is actually … Continue reading

He’s Here!!!

I cannot tell you how EXCITED we are to publish this long-awaited post!!! It’s our Absolute Pleasure to introduce you to LUKAS BEAU SCHAD our 9th baby… born at 9:09 a.m October 4, 2013 Rangiora Maternity, Rangiora New Zealand weighing in at 6 lbs. 10 oz. What an Incredible Gift!!!   We are THRILLED that … Continue reading