How do you spend Memorial Day? Brett’s family had been attending the Memorial Day service at our local cemetery each year long before I was in the picture, but it has become one of my favorite traditions. The Legion service includes a gun salute and taps. Taking these few moments of silence is a good… Continue reading How Do You Spend Memorial Day?
Although the household budget part of me has been happy to purchase inexpensive milk over the last few years, even under $1 per gallon at times, the farmer in me is upset that prices are so low. I can’t help but think about our fellow farm families that are struggling to get by on the… Continue reading The Dairy Downturn
With a combination of farmgirl nature and Peppa Pig influence, our girls love jumping in “muddy puddles!” Watching the girls splash and play, I can't help but wonder, it is really possible for these farm puddles to be regulated by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Army Corps of Engineers… Continue reading Muddy Puddles
This photo was taken while planting last spring but it sets the stage for a story that has been on my mind lately so I wanted to share now. Side note, browsing my May 2017 pictures to find this one I couldn't help but have conflicting love/hate feelings in seeing how much the girls have… Continue reading Put On Your Patience Pants