I sit here looking out the window behind my computer screen. Rain is gently falling on the ground. Thunder can be heard in the distance. A big yellow ball my girls play with is sitting in my front yard. I’m trying to think of something witty to write about completing my first week of the … More The Ketogenic Chronicles: Week 1
A few weeks ago I had an opportunity on the farm that doesn’t happen often. I was child-less and husband-less for the entire day. I woke up at 7 am even though I could sleep in because I wanted to see the farm in the early morning hours. I wanted to see the dew on … More Mornings on the Farm: A Time to Find Peace
My weight has been the bane of my existence for the last 9 years. I have been on a (this is hard to say) 50 lb weight yo-yo. My lowest was 150 lbs 9 years ago. My highest was 200 lbs when I was 39 weeks pregnant with my oldest. Before you say that I … More The Ketogenic Chronicles: My Health Journey Day 1 & 2
Where are you moms? I know you know what it’s like to be guilt tripped by your kids. It’s their most lethal attack. My oldest daughter is a Stage 5 guilt tripper. She has perfected the art of guilt. It takes all my adult logic not to succumb to her adorable face. She doesn’t guilt … More My Oldest Daughter is a Stage 5 Guilt Tripper
Okay so I guess I am a walking oxymoron. I am a college graduate, tutor kids for the ACT/SAT, but I no longer believe it is necessary to go to college to succeed. Don’t get me wrong if you want to be a doctor, veterinarian, lawyer (or any job that REQUIRES extensive specific education) college … More I am a College Grad that will NOT be Pushing College onto my Children
I am a bit of a traditionalist in that I usually write my blog posts down on paper first and then copy them onto here. I have several notebooks that I keep scattered around my house, truck and purse for those spur of the moment brilliant writing moments. (At least I’d like to think they … More Set Backs are God’s Way of Hitting Pause on Your Plans…
Rain takes on a whole new meaning when you are a farmer. Too little rain and your animals and crops suffer. Too much rain and the same can happen. Conventional agriculture can have a love/hate relationship with rain. Good thing we are not in the conventional agriculture business. In Regenerative Agriculture, you live in a … More Drought Doesn’t Stress this Farmer Out. Here’s Why…
This is my oldest daughter, Aubrey. Between her height and ability to clearly and vividly express herself, most people think she is 6 years old. She just turned 4. I have had people question me when I say she just turned 4. Really people… I gave birth to her. I think I know her age. … More When my Oldest Daughter Answered a Question with “I have no idea” I was Surprised and Proud.
Let me start with a little back-story. In September of 2015, I started a business called I Love Ewe Boutique. I was on maternity leave from a great full-time job… that didn’t have paid maternity leave. So I had to find a way to still make money while taking my 3 months off to be … More Taking a Big Risk = Amazing Life
The beauty of the day paled in comparison to the beauty of the love story unfolding before the guests of the Kelly/LaVancher wedding at the Lake House on March 18, 2017. This was no ordinary wedding. The would-be groom showed up to what he thought was a 50th Birthday celebration. Little did he know he … More Birthday Party. Wedding. Same Thing, Right?
We started farming when our oldest daughter, Aubrey, was 10 months old. She will be 4 years old in a week. (Pause for emotional mom moment.) The farm life is all she’s ever known. Sheep, chickens and now big fluffy white dogs are some of the most exciting things to her. She jumps at the … More Making an Eggs-elent Choice
To have the feeling like I am meant for something great is an incredible feeling. Excitement, anticipation, joy, and purpose are all things I have felt lately. I am not yet positive where this is leading me, but I feel like the steps I am taking is putting me on the right track. My husband … More When that Little Voice won’t Stop Nagging You
So the other day I let Isabelle paint at the same time Aubrey was painting. I knew it would be messy so I had her in just a diaper. This was also right before bath time so I knew letting her get messy wasn’t a big deal. Well this munchkin took me up on it … More Embrace the Chaos
I want to share a Facebook post from my personal page from October 2016. Even 5 months later this still holds true. Y’ALL I can’t tell you enough how beautiful life is when you let go and let GOD do His thing!! Ok so I know I may have seem to have gone all Holy … More It’s His Timing Not Yours
Besides farming, running my business and raising our girls, I am a tutor. I like tutoring because I can pick up a job whenever we may need a little extra money and it is based off my schedule. I was having a conversation with a student about a three months ago about choices and career … More Wake Up Excited & Invigorated
A couple of months back I was headed to a tutoring session not far from where I live. Before I went to my session I had to stop and put gas in my truck. I drive a F250 Crew cab Long bed aka a gigantic truck! The reason I drive this beast is because my … More How $1.70 Completely Changed my Perspective