Prairie Californian

Lazy Halupsi (Cabbage Rolls)

By On September 23, 2014

So when I first moved to the Iron Curtain in North Dakota, I can’t remember who it was that said we were having “halupsi” for a meal. I am fairly certain I… Read More

Realities of Being a Farm Wife (1)
Epic Love Story

Realities of Being a Farm Wife

By On September 22, 2014

It doesn’t matter where you go, there are certain realities that all farm wives face on a seasonal basis. Some of them are easier to deal with than others. Some of them… Read More

I am a faithful spouse. our marriage is

Faith Friday: I Am a Faithful Spouse.

By On September 19, 2014

Welcome to another Faith Friday!! We only have two left! Can you believe it!? This week’s Faith Confession ties in with a sermon I’ve been watching online this week. It just so… Read More


My Time in the Wilderness…

By On September 18, 2014

Do you ever have one of those moments were a simple phrase hits you like a slap in the face? The words uttered by someone in your life have the ability to… Read More

Sweet Corn & Black Bean Salad - Prairie Californian

Sweet Corn & Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Dressing

By On September 16, 2014

Well… my timing hasn’t been the best for my recipe posts. As I share this wonderful summer salad, it is a balmy 46 degrees outside. But I will carry on! We planted… Read More

Building a Home - Prairie Californian (1)
Building Our Home

Building a Home: The Design Process

By On September 15, 2014

Since having several conversations about building a home, we’ve received a variety of responses. Some people meet us with general excitement, some people meet us with condolences for how overwhelming it must… Read More

Walking In Sacrificial Love - Prairie Californian

Faith Friday: Walking in Sacrificial Love

By On September 12, 2014

Welcome back to Faith Fridays! We are chugging right along with these Twelve Faith Confessions from the book, Sun Stand Still by Steven Furtick. We only have a few more left! In the book, Steven… Read More

SUNFLOWER Q&A with Sunflowerfarmer - Prairie Californian

Sunflower Questions Answered – Part 2

By On September 11, 2014

Thank you all, again, for the questions! You asked some GREAT questions about sunflowers! My husband and I enjoy the opportunity to share with you one of our favorite crops we grow… Read More

White Wine Margarita

White Wine Margarita

By On September 9, 2014

If there is one thing I love it is citrus.. Of all sorts. Lemons, limes, oranges, grapefruit. I love the tartness and freshness. I’ve always loved the flavor of a margarita. But,… Read More

Building a Home - Prairie Californian
Building Our Home

Building a Home & My Favorite Interior Design Resources

By On September 8, 2014

If you’ve been following me for any amount of time, you know that I love interior design. And if you’re new to following me, let me give you some background. Back when… Read More