Friday, November 13, 2009

Cochran Chronicles

Greetings Everyone!  I hope these blog posts find everyone doing well and enjoying the beautiful fall that the Lord has given to us.

Our family has been doing quite a lot around here, so I'll try to briefly re-cap some of our doings below.

This past Sunday was mommy's birthday.  So we had a fun day as a family celebrating the day with her.  After church, we spent the day in Oklahoma City running errands and just hanging out!

On our property- Fall is certainly upon us (which is hard to believe it's already this time again! :) and we've been doing a lot in preparation for winter.  Over the past month we... built a new goat shed on our back 2 1/2 acres and put up new fencing all around our back acreage so we could move the goats back there (the goats were getting out of the old fence :).

We completely went through our shed, sorting through and organizing everything!!!  We also came up with a lot of stuff that we just didn't want or need any more, so we've been doing a lot on eBay and Craig's List.

I also was able to get my bee hives all bedded down for the winter which went well and felt good to get done.  I ended up combining my two new hives for the winter with the help of an older gentleman who lives nearby and has been bee-keeping for over 30 years!  It is such a blessing to have someone with a lot of experience so willing to help and near-by too.

A couple of weeks ago, a family from our church came up and spent the day (the fathers with the help of some of the kids) cutting/tearing down an extremely big pile of trees, dirt, brush, etc.  It went great and is looking so much better.  We were blessed by and so grateful for the help!

In our home- We are finishing up some re-organizing and more switching of rooms to try and make things even more efficient.  It has gone well and will be nice to have finished in the near future!  We are also keeping up with school and all of the day-to-day stuff that life involves. :)

Shenandoah- Is crawling and pulling up everywhere!!!  It is hard to believe she will turn one next month.  Time goes by so fast.

Last but certainly not least, we've been happy to participate in doing a couple of baby showers over the past month for two different families in our church who have been blessed with another gift from the Lord.  We have several other showers soon to come in the future as well! :)  Regretfully, I've been unable to retrieve the pictures of the showers from our camera.  So, I hope that you will view the lovely posts that my good friend, Sarah,  did on her family's blog.  You can view pictures from the Bender family's shower here and the Ocker family's shower here.

Well, that's about all for now.  Enjoy the pictures of Stasia's birthday below.

Blessings and Happy Fall!

~ Savannah


Rod and Becky Hill said...

Hi and Happy Thanksgiving from Rod and Becky in Indiana. Today I spoke to Aunt Mary (Shafer) and Dennis on the phone.

I wrote you an email saying that I had rediscovered your blog and enjoyed reading about Stasia's birthday and your honey harvest. I thought I'd repeat it here. I don't know which site you read more often. I'm sure you all are very busy.

Take care,


Savannah C. said...

It was very nice to hear from you and Happy Thanksgiving to you as well!

Thank you for commenting!