Category Archives: Family Time

A summer day

It’s been a great day. We took a day off and took our three kids to Dale Hollow Lake. Oh, did I forget to mention we had to take my middle daughters Blue Healer. So, now I am sunburnt ( … Continue reading

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Spring time on the farm

So, with the onset of warmer weather, there is lots to do on our farm. Animals to feed, hay to cut, and catfish to feed. My daughters are working on breaking our show heifers, too. There are fences to fix … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

I am blessed to have a wonderful family. Got to share my Mom’s day with my Mom, my mother-in-law, and my sister-in-law

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Going Glitz

Ok, here is a deep secret of mine… My girls do glitz beauty pageants. Yes, that’s right, the kind like you see on “Toddlers & Tiaras”. We used to do them all the time, but have not been in the … Continue reading

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Sledding the wrong way

It has been said there is a right and a wrong way to do everything. And if there can be a way to fall up hill, I can find out how. So, it should be know surprise to some that … Continue reading

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Sweet potatoes casserole from real potatoes

I am gonna try something different tonight. I have cooked a lot in my life, in a few really cool places. But I have never ever tried to blog a recipe. Mostly because when I cook, I am a lot … Continue reading

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Hiking photos from our farm

Spent today with kids enjoying fall break hiking in fall sunshine with our blue healer. We had a blast.

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Down but Not Out

We were blessed with a set of twin calves this year. But while the momma cow was having the second calf, the first was attacked by coyotes. She has had to overcome be dehydrated, weak, and a probable damage to … Continue reading

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New Farm Pup

Well, my middle girl will be eight on Monday and all I have heard for the last Two months is how she needs a farm dog of her very own. Now don’t get me wrong we have dogs a plenty … Continue reading

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A new start

If the phrase was ever true that a picture is worth a thousand words then the picture above says more than I ever can in this post. To say that my middle daughter is an animal lover is like saying … Continue reading

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