What We're Up To


By: Ethan

September 11, 2010

Last week we had a get together with some friends and my brothers and I brought some of our homemade fireworks. Most of them didn't work very well (which is fine cause now we know what to do different next time) except mine. Here's the vi...Click here to read the rest

My first firework

By: Adriel

August 28, 2010

For the past month (since the fourth of July) we have been making fireworks of one kind or another, and today I finished my first 3" aerial shell. We set it off tonight with an electric ignition system I made, using a 12V battery, a clothespin, and some electric wire we...Click here to read the rest

Horray! My Barrelponics system is in a Greenhouse!

By: Ethan

July 29, 2010

Well, I guess I haven't posted anything on here for a while... It's not because we haven't had anything happening, its because we've ...Click here to read the rest

Pups for Sale!

By: Ethan

June 22, 2010

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Another Birth at Our House

By: Ethan

April 26, 2010

"Lady", our Great White Pyrenees, had six pups this morning!! Dad heard some squeaking in the basement (where the dog sometimes sleeps at night) and upon inve...Click here to read the rest

On Board!

By: Ethan

April 12, 2010

Doran is building a remote controlled airplane. He has put a lot of blood, sweat, and tears, into it and so to be sure he doesn'...Click here to read the rest

My First Plane

By: Doran

April 11, 2010

This past winter I've been working on a remote controlled airplane. I bought it as a kit in January and am now ready for the electronics! Here are some pictures:...Click here to read the rest

Barrelponic update

By: Ethan

April 9, 2010

I have my fish!! Up until now my aquaponics system has only had a few goldfish in it. And it's not been doing so well. The pla...Click here to read the rest

Of Tripe and Tails

By: Ethan

February 24, 2010

Last Saturday we slaughtered two of our steers. We did it pretty much the same way as the pigs. We got the Amish neighbo...Click here to read the rest


By: Adriel

February 22, 2010

Last Christmas, Doran got some rubberband-powered-airplane kits. I thought it would be fun to make a simple one, so I went to a really cool website I knew ab...Click here to read the rest

From Indians to Eskimos

By: Ethan

January 11, 2010

A few weeks ago we had over a foot of snow when it started to rain. Once it quit raining it left a little more than six inches of soggy snow. Then it got colder and the t...Click here to read the rest

Open house... At our new store!

By: Ethan

December 5, 2009

Over the years friends and family who have seen our projects have asked to buy some so I decided make an easy way for you order some.

I made a store! Its just a very simple store and shopping ca...Click here to read the rest

Fishy Food

By: Ethan

November 28, 2009

Have you ever heard of Hydroponics? It's a system in which you grow plants in water... with nutrients and such in the water... now you remember, right? Wel...Click here to read the rest

Turkey Leaf Tribe

By: Jadon

November 20, 2009

Yesterday Doran told you about how we are making some wigwams. We are done with th...Click here to read the rest

Today we took a solemn oath

By: Doran

November 18, 2009

Today Jadon, the twins, and I built two wigwams (tepees). We all made headdresses with duck tape and chicken feathers, so we look like Indians. Jadon is "Chief Red Cloud" so he got a special headdress.

To join our tribe we all took a solemn oath. You raise ...Click here to read the rest

New Wheels

By: Ethan

November 7, 2009

Now that I have my driver's licence we've been keeping an eye out for a vehicle for me. We were thinking that I needed a small truck or something like th...Click here to read the rest

One Tooth Less

By: Cherish

November 2, 2009

While I was playing "puppy" with Damon last night I bit on Damon's shirt, Damon was trying to get away and all of a sudden I couldn't feel my to...Click here to read the rest

Updated pictures of my little sister

By: Ethan

October 6, 2009

Mom took these pictures of Felicity today. You can see how much she has changed her looks. I think she is t...Click here to read the rest

Baby Turtle

By: Ethan

October 5, 2009

When we went Camping in June some of the boys took a walk around the campground and they saw a turtle laying som...Click here to read the rest

Felicity Brooke

By: Ethan

October 3, 2009

Felicity Brooke was born today at 3:00 in the morning. She weighed 9 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long!

We all went ove...Click here to read the rest

Hay Fort

By: Jadon

September 29, 2009

Doran, the twins, and I made a hay fort in the haymow. Its really cramped and very long. We made it
out of straw, woo...Click here to read the rest

Word Puzzles

By: Jadon

September 24, 2009

Earlier this year Ethan made a word puzzle with words describing our family. Just rece...Click here to read the rest

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