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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 […]

Is Food From Small Farmers Better? Why #FarmSizeDoesntMatter

Stand for farmers: conventional, organic, big, small. If we stand for living, breathing farmers, we can change the world. #FarmSizeDoesntMatter

Stand for farmers: conventional, organic, big, small. If we stand for living, breathing farmers, we can change the world. #FarmSizeDoesntMatter

Quick Spicy Beef Burritos

Quick Spicy Beef burritos on corn tortillas

We can all pretend that we are always ready to whip up a meal for our starving kids. But, after being on the road or on a plane for a month straight, I would rather everyone just make peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. When I came across the recipe for quick spicy beef burritos in […]

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 […]

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. […]

Summer Fashion Accessory Must-Haves

toms wedges

I think I have a love hate relationship with summer. I love the warm weather. I love flip flops. I love not having to wear a coat. I have gotten bold lately. Especially with colors. Curious people have been asking what my secrets are to buying cute clothes that are comfortable and not so “momish.” […]

Hunk of Meat Monday: Philly Cubed Steak Sandwiches

Philly Cubed Steak Sandwiches

Have you just been too over it at the end of the day that you just want something quick, comforting, and on the the table. After all, sometimes going out to eat just isn’t quick enough. Yeah, me too. Cubed Steaks are my new supper in a pinch meat of choice. These Philly Steak sandwiches […]

Hunk of Meat Monday: Bubble Pizza Casserole

Bubble Pizza Casserole

Sometimes life if just last minute. Ok, more than sometimes in my case. Which is why this bubble pizza casserole that is quick to assemble and bakes in under 30 minutes will be a new staple around here. I use my Pampered Chef micro cooker when I need browned meat in a hurry. I start […]

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