They all had a turn at scrubbing the clothes in a washtub with a
we set up three fly's for shade and protection from rain, etc......one for the kitchen, one the dining room and one for the parlor.
and made the butter each day.
I do not remember inviting him!!!!
Each day we cooked just one thing on the fire. My dear sweet husband dug the hole in the ground and created a firepit for us. The girls were divided in half and took turns doing, the butter, laundry, lunch and dishes. The first day they made biscuits to cook on the fire in the dutch oven, the second day they chopped veggies and we made stew in the dutch oven on the fire. Each day, after lunch, we filled the tea kettle with water so that later on we had
Have you ever seen any one so happy
to wash dishes?!?!?!?
Each day we also had some "read aloud" time, sometimes just to fill gaps while waiting for others to finish a task..........they are reading