What would you do if life gave you an open door? A second chance to change your direction in life?

An Open Door: What Would You Do?

It has been nearly a year since I married my Farmer and moved from the big city to the farm. I absolutely love my life in the country and have learned an incredible amount from country living to farm life. Right after we got home from the honeymoon, harvest started. And, wow, were we busy!…

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Chocolate Chip Scones: Love a recipe that can go for breakfast or dessert! ;) These scones are awesome with the addition of chocolate chips!

Chocolate Chip Scones

Have you ever been to one of those group party painting places? I always see the pictures on Facebook of groups smiling proudly with their masterpieces in hand. You must know I am not artistically inclined. Not even close. But I’ve secretly wanted to try. It just looks like too much fun. Well, my opportunity…

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Gadget Test: Compact Vegetable Spiralizer

Gadget Test: Compact Vegetable Spiralizer

  The Pros: It’s small & compact. I love kitchen gadgets. They are handy and fun to have available. The Farmer thinks that any small kitchen gadget is just superfluous. So I have to justify any new kitchen gadget that comes into our small kitchen to share space. That makes this spiralizer a win for…

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Farm Wife or Celebrity Assistant?

I’ve been learning my new life as farm wife since marrying my sweet farmer last summer. The thing about it is…I’m always learning because each season my role completely changes. At harvest, I’m a full time farm worker. During planting, I’m part farm worker, part chef, part maid, part laundry service, and part personal assistant….

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How to Fall in Love with Cooking Again

Do you ever go through phases when you just aren’t excited about something you normally love? I love to cook, but lately I’ve had a hard time getting excited about getting in the kitchen. (My love of food is, however, unaffected. Still going strong.) But I’ve just been pretty uninspired and cooking has become more…

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Snickers Brownies from scratch were a hit at the potluck! Everybody loves Snickers, and a good brownie recipe!

Snickers Brownies

  I get so excited when I see an event in the church bulletin that includes the words: potluck, bring snacks, dessert, etc. This is just the excuse I need to make something yummy and indulgent. Because this way I get to have my cake (or Snickers brownies) and eat it too. And I don’t…

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Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie is such an easy recipe! Shepherd's Pie is such a great casserole dinner that gets the veggies in too!

Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

You know you’ve binged long enough, when you’re seriously craving something healthy and hearty. On our trip last week, we were sure to indulge in some delicious local fare. I’m talking chicken fried steak and Dairy Queen indulge, y’all. In the same day. Followed by pizza. I feel like this is where I should stop…

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