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What do farm kids do all summer?

The Girl and Her Dairy Calf

I grew up on a small dairy farm in the era when we still had to physically walk beans to cut weeds. While I loved summer break because that meant county fair, it also meant work. And today I find myself in conversations with friends and parents of my children’s friends about what the kids […]

The Secret to Quick Meals on Busy Nights

how to microwave pasta

You know when you have a way to save time in the kitchen, but don’t yell it from the the mountaintops because you think your friends already know it? Well, that happened to me recently. A few of us were sitting around when one of my friends said “Thank goodness someone told me about Leah’s […]

How to freeze sweet corn

How to freeze sweet corn

All this talk of freezing corn on my facebook feed is making me wish we had a sweet corn patch this year. Then my cousin even talked about freezing corn with our grandmother’s recipe yesterday. And nothing triggers a memory of grandma like the sweet nectar of sweet corn. When I first moved to Indiana, […]

What Summer Is Like in Indiana

Farm Windmill

When school gets out don’t we all have all these grand plans. Well, when you are in the country of Indiana this is what ends up happening. You get a puppy. Yes, he is a GoldenDoodle. His name is Moses. We call him Moe. But then, you have to deal with a sad little Checkers. […]

Hunk of Meat Monday: Party Finger Food

Ham Sandwich Sliders on Hawaiian Sweet Rolls

Whether you are going out and about tomorrow night or staying home, we will all be making snacks, appetizers, sweet treats and cocktails. So, I thought I would help myself organize. Prioritize what I should make for the festivities of ringing in the new year. Inevitably where ever we go, they request we bring our […]

7 Awesome Things That Happened This Fall

First Day of School

We have had a big fall. Both kids are in school full time! At the same school! It is the small things in life to get excited about. Both kids played soccer at the exact same time. Literally the majority of Saturdays they played at the same time at fields that were on the opposite […]

Must Have Cookbooks

Schleef Family Favorites Cookbook

While I am always connected to technology, there is nothing better than a cookbook. And I have plenty of them. But, I have my favorites. The ones I can count on when I don’t want to “try” too hard or just need some comfort food. The cookbooks with generations of family favorites. But, besides my […]

Honey Crisp Apple Sangria with Food and Wine Pairing

Honey Crisp Apple Sangria

Let’s be honest with each other. The holidays can be a great time to spend with your families. Lots of food. Lots of catching up on what’s going on in everyone’s lives. Lots of football. Lots of wine. Seriously, how do people who don’t drink make it through the holidays with their families without drinking? […]

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