Finding balance between budget and premium at the grocery store.

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When I grocery shop I still try to be extremely frugal, but I’m also someone who truly appreciates good food. On any given day you can see me rifling through the discounted produce bin in order to salvage that one imperfect zuchinni and then later that day shelling out $15 block for a tiny brick of 10 year Hook’s aged cheddar.  Read more…

Questions from a mom to a farmer.

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When Carrie asked me what moms like me really want to know about farmers and farming, I realized how lucky I am to be a few taps of my thumb away from hearing the story straight from the horse’s, er, farmer’s mouth. That sweet channel that brought us together circa 2008 has also helped fuel a lot of misinformation about where our food comes from and the people who work day in and day out to get it to us. Read more…

2019 Weather Update- It’s bad. Really bad.

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Flooded corn

Hubs and I just sat down to talk about how the wet summer and fall in 2018 put us in a bad spot coming into 2019. Simply put, the weather kept us from harvesting enough feed for our animals. We had a plan for recovery, but Mother Nature is working against us. A brutally cold […] Read more…

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