Brie often gets ask how she can get so attached to her show animals yet remain a carnivore, so I ask her. This is her answer. Continue reading 4-H show Pigs and Pork Chops??? A kids view point…
Well, I have had a few days off, and have done some fall cleaning (a very little) and lots of cooking with my homeschooled 10 year old. My oldest and youngest go to “regular school” but she really loves being here on the farm, checking the animals, and just hanging out with her Dad and … Continue reading Cooking time
Well, days off aren’t really much off a day off for a farm mom of three. Today Cord is in second grade trying not to clip down for talking. Ella is off somewhere… (I know she told me – twice I think, and I even signed a permission slip. But I was talking, yes, talking, … Continue reading Farm Safety Day in Clay County
Holidays and food, they go together in my world. Our family comes together to eat, laugh, and play for most holidays. Thanksgiving is no different. This year is no different. Except, for the first time is several years, my brother and I are on speaking terms, and my husband has invited his entire maternal line … Continue reading A day of thanks
Today has been a bit different. The change in my day job to full time Emergency Room Doc has let me spend more time on our farm, and today I got to help with taking our pork and beef to the slaughter facility. I’ll admit to being a little squeamish about this and to even … Continue reading A picture worth a thousand words
I have been blogging less and living more in 2013 and I don’t know if this is good or bad. I go to meetings like the TN Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Ranchers young leaders conference like I am at this weekend where I spend hours hearing how important it is to tell my story … Continue reading A different side of me,maybe
Originally posted on US Food Safety:
by Mandy Oaklander (Prevention) Pop quiz! What’s the single biggest source of calories for Americans? White bread? Big Macs? Actually, try soda. The average American drinks about two cans of the stuff every day. “But I drink diet soda,” you say. “With no calories or sugar, it’s the perfect… Continue reading Diet sodas, not so healthy after all???