Agriculture

Hadley Turns One!

A year ago we lost Harlow and I felt confused. I had watched my farmer do what he could to help her; he was trying so hard to make her healthy again and I knew you couldn’t put in that kind of effort and not get good results. I had been so inspired by it …

Farm Wife Feels

Currently on the farm

Today when the milk hauler stops at my farm he will record the weight of my product. A sample of the milk will be collected and labeled and pumped through a hose onto the trailer. He will rinse the empty bulk tank, set up the wash system, and head to his next farm. Today when …

Recipes

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls! 

These are some damn good cinnamon rolls and you need ((NEED)) them in your life! They are great to keep in the fridge and heat up one at a time or for a hassle free weekend breakfast. And I usually have extra cream cheese frosting and sometimes {always} eat it by the spoonful 😁. The …

Recipes

Creamy Chicken & Biscuits

I acquired a cook book from a friend of mine recently and as I flipping through its pages a recipe card fell out. It’s one of those cards that I just feel the previous owner ripped from the pages of some other soures and used more than once. It must be a good recipe… Not …

Farm Wife Feels

Having passion for this life

I love being a dairy farmer. I never EVER would have predicted this would be my life or that I would feel so passionate about it. Having your own business takes a lot out of you. It can put a lot of strain on your relationships. And when you feel like you are failing you …

Farm Wife Feels

The new wears off

Why are we doing this? In the beginning it was easy and that was only a short time ago. We wanted to farm. We wanted to care for animals, be our own boss, create our own schedule. Now. Ha, now I see that the newness wears off and it wears you down. Now we get …

Farm Wife Feels

Christmas Country Connection Reveal

When you are new to blogging about agriculture and want to meet more amazing women you sign up for the Country Christmas Connection. A secret Santa gift exchange among agriculture bloggers? Yup, sign me up!! ​I was introduced to Jennifer of Farm with Me Momma, a beef farmer from Missouri. Jennifer’s blog is about her life …

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 …

Educational

A sparkly mic, Rock-n-roll and Dairy

As parents we do a lot of work at home to help our children grow, be responsible and be healthy. We have to be role models of caring and kindness so that our children will copy that behavior with friends. We suffer through countless trips to the grocery store so that our children learn how …

Farm Wife Feels

Raising Farm Kids

I wasn’t raised in a barn – but I got to one as fast as I could ​ That definitely apply’s to me. My first day in a barn didn’t happen until I was 24 years old. My kids on the other hand don’t know anything other than life on the farm. And I’m glad …