'Tis the Season!

‘Tis the Season! Christmas Chaos has begun and it started with our tree!

The Year in a Word

The Year in a Word. If I had to choose one word for this year it would be “RESILIENCE”.

Best Laid Plans

Best Laid Plans – this spring has nearly been a complete disaster, but there’s still some hope!

From Purple Butt to Up-Chuck

It’s been crazy around our farms lately to say the least!  Unfortunately, that has meant a bit of a hiatus on the blog and vlog front.  There is a ton to catch up on, but for now I’m starting with the next item in the “Chicken Saga”. Dad noticed a few days ago that a…

Corn Tunnels

Usually by this time of year driving around our area is like driving through “corn tunnels” – corn on either side of the road, sometimes only “knee high” but in good years it’s practically shoulder high by this point. There used to be the saying “knee high by the Fourth of July” and today’s corn…

For the Love of Pie!

I remember going to my grandma’s for the day, or even overnight, and she would have to find various ways to entertain me.  I couldn’t have been much older than 4-6 and I’d laugh at the way she cooled coffee on her saucer and drank it, begged for chocolate ice cream, made brownies and fudge…

It’s Official – I’m a Terrible Gardener!

I knew I wasn’t the best gardener, but I’d had some good luck with random things – sometimes too good of luck and would kick myself for planting so much.  But all these failures are sure frustrating!