The Hardest Job

For those that have been following me, you know that I’m a mother of three wonderful and rambunctious kiddos. They are young, full of energy, and quite the handful. Being a parent is hard. Really hard. But that isn’t the hardest job. You see, while my kids are trying to my patience, my lifestyle, and…

Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken

Ok y’all, a while back I found this recipe for Crockpot Rotisserie Chicken. My husband is a big fan of rotisserie chicken. If he’s in charge of supper we will have one of 4 things; eggs and bacon, cereal, Chinese take out, or rotisserie chicken from the deli. Luckily, these are all things I like…

No Guilt, Only Big Hearts

First off… I tricked you. Haha! With a title like “No Guilt, Only Big Hearts” you likely expected some deep thoughts filled with wisdom or at least cute stories about kids or farm life. But it’s not. I’m choosing to share RECIPES with you!! If you read my recent post, you know I’ve been working…

21 Day Fix

If you follow me on instagram (lstammeyer) or facebook you know that I’ve started to try and get my body into a shape that is slightly less “round.” I’ve tried before (haven’t we all??) but I’m really putting in some major effort. My new year’s resolution was to be more intentional with my time. I…

Intentions

Happy New Year to you all! I know I’m a little behind, but that’s ok. It took me a few extra days to formulate the words I wanted to say. I hope you all had a blessed holiday season filled with loved ones, relaxation and maybe a few treats too! This year Christmas was so…

A Christmas Card

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to each and very one of you!! It has been another busy, bustling year on the Harvesting Roots Farmstead. We have been richly blessed with health and happiness. Having each of you with us, continues to be a blessing and exciting adventure, thank you for sharing with us! Now, a…

Be Bold

Today was an…interesting day. I use that term loosely. I went to bed last night filled with anxiety. (Let’s be honest, that whole time change has NOT gone over well and I wasn’t going to make it until the eleventh hour!) As I awoke, I laid in bed with my eyes shut, willing my phone…

#IowaStrong

I am blessed. I am blessed to raise my kids in a place where fresh air, clean water and green grass are bountiful. I am blessed to put my children to sleep in warm beds with full bellies, and lots of kisses from their mom and dad. I’m blessed to live in a town that…

Into the Universe

Sometimes you just have to put it out there. Into the universe. Let the world know what’s up.  Intentions. Goals. Plans. Ideas. Passion. It’s the question that both haunts me and motivates me: What are you doing with your life?  There are the obvious answers; mom, wife, homemaker, farmer (kinda), employee, business owner.  But what…

Indulgent Why

Have you ever gotten to a point in your life when you feel like you can see your path, you know your direction? You’ve got a handle on life and things are figured out? Yea… I’m not there. I haven’t been there for a LONG time. About five years ago I thought I was getting…

The Sounds

I’m laying in bed, all I hear is the sound of my husband deep breaths and the hum of the ceiling fan. The house is quite. All are sound asleep in their beds. I can’t help but be thankful for the yelling and screaming the just a few short hours ago filled my house. It…

3 under 3 for 3

Many of you know I recently quit my full time job to be home with my family more. It had been a HUGE blessing for me and my family! I’m loving what we have going on these days. So I thought I’d give you a little family update and advice on a couple things I’ve…