Back-to-School Tradition

Last year, my oldest started school. This Momma was feeling a bit overwhelmed by how fast her babies were growing. I decided that this was time to start a new tradition for our family. This isn't something my family or my husband's family did. This is new, just for us. We decided to start a... Continue Reading →

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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 →

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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

#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... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

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