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Kitchen Inspiration
Building Our Home

Building a Home: Kitchen Inspiration

By On April 24, 2015

I don’t know about in your home, but in our home, our kitchen is the heart of our home. I love to cook and I love to have people over. And when… Read More

Celebrating Women in Agriculture
Women in Agriculture

Celebrating Women in Agriculture: Jen, Jodi, & Tracy

By On April 22, 2015

One of the the inevitable truths about blogging and sharing your life in such a public forum is that you will always have critics. There will be people that disagree with you… Read More

Evol Foods Review- Truffle Parmesan Mac & Cheese

Evol Food Reviews: Truffle Parmesan Mac & Cheese

By On April 21, 2015

Lately it seemed like everywhere I turned, everyone was raving about these Evol Foods meals. I had not even heard of the company, let alone seen their products in the stores. I… Read More

Prairie Californian Paint Colors (1)
Building Our Home

Building a Home: Picking Paint Colors

By On April 10, 2015

Now that the sheetrock has been put up and the walls have been textured in our house, the fun stuff is just beginning! Adding color to our house is the day I’ve… Read More

The Food Babe Way is Not Sustainable

The Food Babe Way is Not Sustainable

By On April 9, 2015

Lately it seems like the tables have turned on the Food Babe. Recently, a woman who coined herself the Science Babe wrote a post on Gawker entitled “Why the Food Babe is… Read More

The Life of a Seed Before It Hits the

The Life of a Seed Before It Hits the Farm

By On April 8, 2015

Spring is here and that means pretty soon farmers across the nation will be pulling equipment out of the shed and into the field. Farmers across the nation will be dumping bag… Read More

Tuna Noodle Casserole

Tuna Noodle Casserole

By On April 7, 2015

Until I moved to the Midwest, I wasn’t a huge eater of casseroles. Casseroles just aren’t really “a thing” in California. At least in our household. As I’ve become a Midwestern girl,… Read More

Five Tips for Farm Wives to Make It Through Farming Season
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Five Tips for Farm Wives to Make It Through Farming Season

By On April 1, 2015

This week my husband looked at me and said the sentence I dread every single year: “You aren’t going to see me much this week.” To a farm wife, those words signal that… Read More

Mixed berry cobbler

Mixed Berry Cobbler

By On March 31, 2015

Last weekend, we got one gorgeous day. The sunshine was out, the birds were chirping. It really felt like spring. And in celebration, I decided to make a berry cobbler. Something about cobbler… Read More

Why do Farmers Apply PesticideS-

Why Do Farmers Apply Pesticides?

By On March 25, 2015

Much like you take steps in your garden to keep your plants free from pests and disease, farmers utilize what we call crop protection products (herbicides, insecticides, fungicides, etc.) to help control… Read More