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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

Macadamian Nut Crusted Fish

Macadamian Nut Crusted Fish with Caramelized Onions & Mango Reduction

By On March 24, 2015

Have you noticed lately a lot of my food posts have been inspired by travel? My husband and I both love to travel. We get to experience a new part of the… Read More

Show Me Your Wheat Giveaway

Show Me Your Wheat Giveaway

By On March 23, 2015

Giveaway is now closed, winners have been chosen! Thank you to everyone who participated!  A few weeks ago, I posted a photo of all the different flours I had in my cupboard… Read More

National Ag Day

What Does Agriculture Mean to You?

By On March 18, 2015

Today is National Ag Day, but as people around the nation celebrate a day to acknowledge and recognize agriculture, I want to take some time today simply to share what Agriculture means… Read More