Open Windows, Food Shoot, and Other News Fresh From the Farm

Inside: Enjoying life with my windows wide open, making my food look good, and my mini staycation. Enjoying Life with my Windows Wide Open Mid to late July gave us a stretch of miserable–albeit typical–summer weather with high 90s and … Continued

Wash Day in the Midwest

Inside: Today’s post is dedicated to my new friend Calen from Impromptu Promptlings. I met her during the A – Z Blogging Challenge, lured to her blog because of a shared love of classic television, and she’s been so supportive … Continued

My Yellow Horizon, Pickling, and Other News Fresh From the Farm

Inside: Sunflower fields forever, curry pickles kick off the canning season, and my new favorite thing.  Note: This post contains affiliate links. Sunflower Fields Forever For the past several weeks, whenever I walked out my front door, I’ve been treated to a yellow … Continued

Happy Independence Day!

    “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.” –From the Declaration … Continued

Hackberry Trees, Family Visits, and Other News Fresh From the Farm

Inside: When leaves fall off your hackberry tree in early summer, don’t panic. Plus bittersweet family visits over Father’s Day weekend and other observations. When Your Hackberry Tree Loses Its Leaves in Early Summer, Don’t Panic! A few weeks ago as … Continued

Bucking Bales: A Family Tradition

This past week I surprised myself. After nearly two decades, I stood on top of a trailer load of hay, stacking square bales while my brother Vince and nephew Bradley tossed them to me. My sis-in-law Lisa was behind the wheel, … Continued

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