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7 Black & White Photos

Seven black and white photos of my life; no people and no explanation. NicoleNicole is a wife, mom of three, and dairy farmer from northeastern Michigan. She and her husband milk 60-70 cows and farm 300 acres. Sharing honestly about their first generation dairy farm and motherhood is what you’ll find here. http://www.mifarmgirl.com

Family, Farm Wife Feels

9 Years | I do’s & I didn’t’s

See that pager on his hip…I haven’t been the most supportive wife during the last year. When my husband told me he wanted to join the township fire department I didn’t anticipate feeling the way I did–like he was choosing something new over me. We’ve been married for awhile, we are business partners and work …

Family

5 things to do this fall in Michigan

Michigan weather has definitely cooled off since September began; it seems my social media feeds are filled with fall décor and pumpkin everything.  In the spirit of embracing the new season I went out today and bought a pumpkin spice candle…and a new sweatshirt for good measure.  Fall is simply stunning in Michigan, from breathtaking …

Family

Finding balance

  It’s the beginning of a new school year and adjusting to a new schedule. We merge normal every day routines with pretty new clothes and set bedtimes. These first few weeks are exhausting. These first few days are a little bit busier. Today we jumped right into it all, mom life & farm life …

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Moments with Dad

It isn’t my farmers favorite job. In fact he would rather be doing pretty much anything else on the farm then hauling manure every other day. But for that little kid, it is awesome. NicoleNicole is a wife, mom of three, and dairy farmer from northeastern Michigan. She and her husband milk 60-70 cows and …

Family, Recipes

Fondue with Family

Fondue dinner parties were a thing when I was growing up. My grandparents would come over a few times a year and it was nothing unusual for dinner to last over an hour. My grandparents are both passed away and their fondue pot is now mine, a little (simple) treasure that holds a lot of …