As Thanksgiving approaches I want to say thank you for eating turkey! When you eat turkey, you support my family. I’ve learned a lot of interesting things about turkeys, but I’m more impressed with what I’ve learned about turkey farming families since marrying a turkey farmer. My mother-in-law takes care Continue Reading
Finding the right Christmas gift ideas for farmers can be challenging, so our family is sharing gift ideas that might make holiday shopping easier. As our family grows we are blessed with more tasks. With the addition of our CEO, we are excited to add birthday party planning to the Continue Reading
We’ve got a fourth grader and a new back to school routine that starts much earlier in the day. We’ve had our first full week of adjustments. Here’s hoping we hit our stride before fifth grade! “Helping” get supplies in the gator is one of the highlights of farm work Continue Reading
Farm work, office work and 4-H project work have been keeping us all hopping!
Farmers like to tout how hard we work and how many challenges we face. Farming and ranching is tough. I won’t argue that for one minute, but this week I want to share how much of a privilege every farm picture I took this week is! We have the luxury Continue Reading
Every time he does hints of real work I think to myself, “It’s so nice to finally get some return on all of those years of investment!”
Life on the farm is never dull. Especially on Joe’s family farm. A few years ago the in-laws took the whole family to Maine on a vacation. We created many memories to treasure! One was driving the ’94 Suburban. The beauty made it there just fine. They didn’t even have Continue Reading
I realized when looked back at pictures that my Little Farmer had been wearing the same clothes much of the week. There was also a day he was so busy working that he didn’t eat anything until lunch. Laundry and healthy eating may leave a bit to be desired, but Continue Reading
Somebody shared a story about how they reacted to a tragic accident with me this morning at church. The accident was years ago, but it made an indelible mark on their life. There’s always a lot that we could do, but let’s focus on what we NEED to do. Accidents Continue Reading
We like mooers more than mowing so the whole Steak Maker thing just makes sense for our family!