Pear tree lane Farmhouse

Can you guess what we have been up to?  
written by Sue...
It's that time of year when farmers begin to think, and prepare for the next year's growing season. Our strawberry sets arrived this week and we got them in the ground with no problems. We use black plastic with drip irrigation....All 500 plants.
Hopefully by the end of April we will have plenty of luscious berries.....

We had a group of friends from our church here on Wednesday evening, for our Thanksgiving-Christmas  dinner. There was seventeen of us, and we had a great time of fellowship. DH and I have been busy getting ready for this occasion, we love to have our friends over to eat and fellowship. 
 I was elected to carve the turkey, but if you look closely there is a shadow standing beside me just waiting to grab the knife, and finally ended up with it, when I was called to another room by dh. The ladies in our church can really put on a spread.
The dining room waiting for guests to sit down and enjoy time together. Remember I said I combined Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations together. I like to have everything done so to enjoy time with family when they come home!

I took my camera and went out on the farm yesterday for some photos...
The Bradford pear trees were in their full glory, while standing beneath these beautiful trees I was in awe of God's handiwork. and would you believe I found this....
by the pond sitting in a pot on the deck, dh said that the trees had protected it from the cold and frost. Quite a contrast wouldn't you think so?  They are both so beautiful.

Before I leave I must show you a photo of two of my favorite people...
This is my sweetie and a very dear lady at our church, she is very special to us... This photo was taken a few weeks ago, when dh crashed a baby shower that I attended. Aren't they cute, yes they both have their pacifiers. lol My dh is such a good sport about everything.

And now dear friends, may I wish you and your family a most blessed Thanksgiving. This is the season when we are especially thankful for our many blessings, and I have so many that I cannot count them, but please know that you all are among  my most thankful blessings, and what a privilege to know you.
Much love, 
Psalm 103:1-2 Bless the Lord, oh my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name!
Bless the Lord, oh my soul, and forget not all His benefits;


Farm Girl said...

Hello Sue,
I can see that you have been busy but full of all kinds of blessings. Those Bradford pear trees are beautiful, I was looking at ours today and ours is still green.
500 strawberries??? That is a bunch. No wonder you had such an abundance of them last year. I hope you have a lovely weekend. We are getting a huge storm and I am excited. Our first really big one of the season.
I wish you and your family many blessings and hope you have a very nice Thanksgiving.

Cheryl said...

Sue, I am not at all surprised that you have been are one busy girl! A good, productive, home-y kind of busy. :-)

How lovely that you were able to enjoy the fellowship of your church family at a dinner in your beautiful home. The fellowship of believers is certainly one of the many blessings that we count during this season of Thanksgiving.

May your holidays be filled with His goodness!

Jenni said...

My goodness! It was great to read your post and see what you have been "up to"!

your posts and pics are always such fun to read and look at! And a Very Happy Thanksgiving to you and DH and everyone!

PS. please tell him the pacifier picture "stole the show" hehe!

LDH said...

Such a sweet post! The Bradford pears are always so beautiful. What a joy to know that you will have wonderful strawberries in the spring :)

The photo of your husband and dear friend is precious! Happy and fun loving.

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This blog is dedicated to my dear family who live many miles away, and to you dear ladies , who have a heart for keeping the home fires burning. You, who love and cherish your family, and have a desire to create a home that says "Welcome, you are loved and cared for."

My desire is that when you leave that you will be encouraged and know that you too are loved.


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