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
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 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
Harvest has been underway for about a month and for someone who grew up on a farm or knows what I’m talking about, it’s just another part of this crazy life we live. Growing up I loved this time of year, you knew it was getting close to harvest when dad would take out his John … More The Revolving Door called Harvest