Im still here

Yes Im still here. We have just been so busy lately.

Sister Baby got to come stay with us a few days and she helped do the chores with us. She loves our goats.

Sister baby helping with the girls photo photobucket-13632-1370972648970_zpsc574ad1f.jpg She helped me cook and bake which she also loves. However, we found out she doesnt like rules and certain people let her get away with certain things and spoil her. Lol.

I have been worried about Dakota working this week out in the heat. Two of his co workers had been taken to the ER a few days earlier. One was on the verge of heat stroke the other was severely dehydrated. I pray for him daily. He is still my baby.

I think I’ve joined the land of the old. No offense. For a long time I’ve been waking up at the first sign of daylight. For someone who likes their sleep this is not good.

The whole weekend at our house was all about spoiling daddy for Fathers Day. He so rightly deserves it after all weve been through and all we are still going through.

The boys (all three) have played and played and playedI told yall I was raising three kids not two. photo photobucket-3666-1371076914423_zps90fc22e3.jpg

My mom and Dad came to visit too. I cooked all of dear husbands favorites. This is daddy with his gifts…2013-06-15_13-56-03_225 photo photobucket-13919-1371428473792_zps2532681a.jpg 2013-06-15_13-54-56_79 photo photobucket-6075-1371428439088_zps7228a077.jpg 2013-06-15_13-52-25_543 photo photobucket-14662-1371428408035_zps2c24b273.jpg 2013-06-15_13-51-39_787 photo photobucket-15743-1371428369243_zpsd5227dfc.jpg 2013-06-15_13-50-13_936 photo photobucket-16039-1371428241712_zps9b9b5d3b.jpg David with his new book HAPPY HAPPY HAPPY by Phil robertson. photo photobucket-13910-1371349154076_zps7f0203b8.jpg

He got the books Happy Happy Happy by Phil Robertson of Duck Dynasty and The Duck Commander Family by Willie and Korie Robertson of Duck Dynasty. NOpe, the man is not a reader, neither is Dakota but they said if they were to ever read a book it would be these. SO guess what? Dakota has finished one of the books in two days. I am about to faint and fall out. The kid hates to read. Dallas and I are reading the other one. Daddy said that was ok that we read them now, when he has to leave to go out of town again that will be good hotel reading when he is bored and has no one there. Here is Dakota reading.I'm about to faint. Dakota has read around 30 pages in daddy's book happy happy happy. This is a kid who hates to read. photo photobucket-12668-1371420190383_zps1fe19167.jpg

Here is my daddy opening his gifts. We got him two squirrel feeders and a bag of corn cobs for them.2013-06-15_13-58-24_302 photo photobucket-6011-1371428511850_zpse35be1bc.jpg 2013-06-15_14-00-44_304 photo photobucket-4819-1371428576300_zps9fcea881.jpg 2013-06-15_13-59-27_865 photo photobucket-5457-1371428545771_zps1d2389e7.jpg

After they left to go home we went to our local state park for a family get together for Fathers Day. My sister in law put this all together. She got hotel rooms for every one that wanted to stay. We had the best time. She did not have to do this but she did. We needed a break really. It was very thoughtful of her. They have not been fishing in a long time so David and Dakota went fishing with them. Jerry my brother in law caught his first bass.Jerry's first bass he caught at Pickwick photo photobucket-10122-1371350749868_zpse1fa0f9b.jpg That night him and Dakota stayed up all night helping them catch more. Seelena, Davids niece was bound and determined she was going to catch some fish. They did, they caught 7 catfish and we grilled them the next day. They did not come in from fishing that morning til 3:30 am. Not this girl, me and Dallas called it a night at midnight. But they had a blast. Seelena had an encounter with a raccoon. It came her way and she was very still and it walked right over her toes. Lol

There were plenty of geese to feed, some got brave and ate right out of their hands.Spending time with family at Pickwick with calvin dixon Selena park bj weeks......too bad its not goose season.... photo photobucket-16397-1371341927606_zpsdfc83026.jpg 2013-06-15_19-11-14_802 photo photobucket-16190-1371428681002_zps213cfb5e.jpg 2013-06-15_19-06-35_849 photo photobucket-16302-1371428660105_zps50614db3.jpg 2013-06-15_19-01-58_349 photo photobucket-8749-1371428619715_zps4d71952f.jpg They were thinking….if it was only goose season….

Me and Dallas are the swimmersMe and Dallas rocking in the pool. photo photobucket-16172-1371417633632_zps6c04d966.jpg

Everyone got to do exactly what they wanted to do. Fish, swim and eat…

I posted some pics of my favorite guys for Fathers Day

This is me and my paw paw when I was little. This man does not know how much he shaped my life.This man helped shape my life more than anyone. I miss you paw paw. photo photobucket-15583-1371229703194_zpsce160186.jpg

This is me and my daddy on a very special day. To my daddy thomas Flanagin. Thank you for taking in a saucy 14 yr old know it all who didn’t want to listen to any of your fatherly advice. I’m sorry I didn’t know what a father was and I did not trust you. Now I know different. You were only doing what you do best and that was being a father. I love you happy fathers day.
Me and my daddy. Thomas Flanagin. photo photobucket-14287-1371252050628_zps31597744.jpg

This is when I gave my beloved our first born son and made him a dad. I can not think of a better person to have given two boys to. Your unselfishness dedication devotion and loyalty amazes me. You truly are a God send and I thank God everyday for you. You are a wonderful father. Thank you for all you do for us and our families.
So glad to have given david dixon these boys. photo photobucket-9726-1371261672658_zpsd07d4c77.jpg
This is when I made him a dad a second time and gave him our second sonSo glad to have given david dixon these boys photo photobucket-7269-1371262416199_zps619b723a.jpg Im sorry this pic is upside photo editing would not let me rotate it…crazy thing.

To my heavenly father. Thank you for your love provision safety forgiveness mercy and grace. Thank you for blessing me far more than I deserve in life. I love you. Happy fathers day.

Rest assured that if your kids are in david Dixon’s care they will be taken care of and their needs met first before their wants. Just do me a favor when they get older make sure they thank him for it.

All things are going good around here. I will finish the month of June milking twice a day the starting in July I will go down to once a day. It is fixing to get really hot and my girls need the energy.

Were still slowly unpacking boxes and organizing around here. We will hang some more pics next.

Well, it has been a long weekend and Im exhausted. I had some trouble with my RA everyday, but Im making it. My feet and legs are killing me alot.

Im going to get off here. Hope everyone enjoys them selves.

About 4dfarms

I am a wife to an amazingly dedicated, devoted, and loyal husband whom God sent to me. I am a mother to two wonderful boys to whom I'd give my life for. Around here we have homeschooled, we farm, garden, hunt, fish and anything else we want to do. Although I do have Rheumatoid Arthritis. Sometimes its hard for me to keep up. If it was not for my husband and two boys, I could not do some of what I do. They really do help me alot. We work together as a team in my home. We try our best to train up our children in the fear and admonition of the Lord. Yea, they slip sometimes and correction has to be made. Thats life. I want so badly to be just like the Proverbs 31 woman. My grandmother did an awesome job of it and Id like to fill her shoes.
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