It's calving season! My in-laws raise cattle, and we're grateful to live close enough to help out some weekends. On Sunday we made the 30 minute trek to see if there was work to tackle. There is always work to do on the farm.
As far as kids … [Keep reading…]
Try this recipe and you'll no longer need a can o' joe for supper. These no fuss sloppy joes are made quickly with handy ingredients and a little simmer time. I almost always double or triple the recipe for freezer convenience.
Sloppy … [Keep reading…]
My menu plan is abbreviated this week. Lance has a coaching clinic in Nebraska and my parents have agreed to keep the kids so that I can go with him! Love those rare, spontaneous getaways (and really love those grandparents who make it … [Keep reading…]
Under the 24/7 surveillance of a certain young gardener, some of the seeds we planted last week have sprouted! Woo-hoo, we have green!
And could someone please tell me... my sister-in-law transplanted some chives to my yard last summer. When … [Keep reading…]
Yesterday my oldest pulled her first tooth. And I nearly cried. What kind of sappy mother am I, anyway?!
She's quite proficient at surprising others, so when her Daddy walked in the door she ran to him and jumped in his arms just like nothing … [Keep reading…]
I'm a money nerd. Not the kind of money nerd who can do her own taxes (we itemize and have some farm stuff), but the thrifty, stingy, frugal kind of nerd... I just don't much care to spend money. Never have. I still have my junior high ledger (told … [Keep reading…]
Taco Soup is the first thing that comes to mind when searching this week's Dillons ad for bargain meals. Here's what you'll need (sale prices in bold):
1 lb. ground beef ($2.79)
1/4 c. chopped onion (97¢/lb.)
1 (16 oz.) can diced tomatoes … [Keep reading…]
Look what came to visit while we were planting garden seeds!
These geese have been hanging around Tiny Town since Christmas. I guess they must be making their rounds!
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