Hobnob & Hogwash

I have many childhood memories of impromptu block party grill outs and playing night games with the neighborhood kids until long after the street lights came on. I loved summer time with friends. I still do love summer time with friends, but my neighbors live further away and impromptu isn't a very regular thing. Last... Continue Reading →

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Just A Farmer: Money and Big Dreams

  Welcome back to my mini series on being "Just a Farmer." I recently saw a facebook meme that said "Farmers make 14% of the retail price you pay in the grocery store, that means a the person producing your food only makes $14 of every $100 you spend." This felt very realistic, but I... Continue Reading →

Just a Farmer: Time & Land

I have found that there are four basic things needed to become a farmer; time, land, money and big dreams. I've also found that it's fairly easy to obtain two of these, three is a challenge and all four... well, we aren't there yet! Today I will share my thoughts on two of these "farming... Continue Reading →

Just a Farmer

Growing up I loved to read books about horses, country living and strong-willed women. I dreamed of life on a farm or ranch, where the field met the sky and there wasn't another person in sight. Never in a million years did I ever think that dream would become my reality... kinda. I am a... Continue Reading →

The Year Was 2017

It's hard to believe that another year has passed and it is time again for the annual Christmas Letter Blog. Wow, time sure does fly when you're having fun, or at least when you have three small people running around like crazy. Haha So let's update, we'll go youngest to oldest! Eli Peter, age 2.... Continue Reading →

Words

So, if I'm being honest, I should be husking corn to prep for freezing and mopping my kitchen floors right now, but I have too much on my mind. I need to get it out first. Cleaning will wait. Cleaning can always wait. A lot has happened in our world, our country in the last... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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