It’s been 5 weeks or so since harvest started. My husband works late into the night and as a mom to a 1 1/2 year old this can be a little challenging. As soon as I get home from my paying job my mom/wife jobs begin. I start by cleaning the kitchen, start dinner, give … More Harvest woes..
It’s been 2 years since my last post. It doesn’t feel like it’s been that long and I wish I had a valid excuse but here it goes..my life got a little crazy. What’s been happening on the Dainty Farmstead: I’ve been married for almost 3 years now..whoa! First comes love, then comes marriage, then … More Days are long but the YEARS are short..
The past couple of years we’ve been pretty lucky in not having over dramatic winters, so I assumed this year would feel the same. This winter, however, has made it a little confusing. One week it will be a high of 12 degrees with a negative windchill and the next it’s sunny and 50. This … More Winter Routine
I love to cook just about as much as I love to eat, and 9 times out of 10 when you find me on the couch I’m watching the Food Network Channel. Is it bad that when I’m eating lunch I’m already thinking about Dinner? And when I’m eating dinner I’m thinking about Dessert. It’s a … More Sausage Peppers and Onions Sandwich
As I sit here snuggled up in my warm blanket with my furbaby Corn at my feet, I’m reminded of the 75 degree weather and sandy beaches I took for granted two weeks ago. As newlyweds my husband and I decided to take our honeymoon to Hawaii, and we loved it! Here are some highlights … More Honeymoon in Oahu
Wow, feels like it’s been forever since I’ve posted but I have a pretty good reason for my negligence, and that reason is…….I GOT MARRIED! Can’t believe it will be 2 weeks this Saturday since I said “i do” to my best friend. I’ve been planning my wedding for the past 10 months and in … More december 3rd 2016
It’s humbling to step back, look around, and realize all the wonderful blessings we have. I try to do this often but the holiday season seems to bring it out more, so I thought I would share with you some of my holiday blessings. 1. My Family There’s 5 of us in my family mom, … More Lifestyle-5 Holiday Blessings
It’s been about a week since opening day of deer season started and I unfortunately still haven’t got my trophy buck. My mom thought I was crazy that I was even going out with my wedding being only 2 weeks away! But hunting means more to me than just the obvious, it’s one of the … More Rise Out
Harvest is finally starting to wind down and we have about 200 acres of corn and beans left to combine. I’ll be so happy to have my farmer home at a decent time and be able to fix dinner at 6:30pm instead of midnight! Last Sunday we headed out to one of the fields they … More Rural Routes
When I was younger Saturday mornings were made for one thing and one thing only…cartoons! During the week it would take my mom many attempts to wake me up for school, but on Saturday mornings, no effort was needed because more than likely I was up bright and early to stake my claim to the … More Saturday Morning Cartoons!