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Guys.  I made THE best grilled cheese sandwich the other day. Like so good. So good you might want to marry it. Here is the line up; Smoked Gouda, caramelized onions and apples, and, of course, bread and butter. It’s not exactly healthy, but I did put in a good morning of work that day. […]


Are you a Bravo TV fan?  Did you catch the latest episode of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills?  Are you addicted to their drama and stunned by their lavish lifestyle?  I know I am!  I can’t get enough of those crazy ladies. While those rich broads are pretty entertaining, that’s not what we are going […]


Serving breakfast to a crowd this holiday season? Looking for something quick, easy and delicious?  Well, look no further!  This simple-to-make breakfast casserole will have your guests coming back for more! The best part about it is that it includes the two most important food groups; meat and cheese. Here is what you need: 8 […]


Most of my mornings can be summed up with the words “coffee” and “cow pies”, but this morning was something else.  A wild morning, if you will. While some days can be tough, I wouldn’t trade it for the world. Here is a little glimpse into my life as a farm chick: 5:15- Alarm goes […]


Short on time, but still wanna look good while you try to beat the heat? I may be a farm girl who isn’t afraid to get down and dirty buuuuuut, I want to look good while doing it. (Well, at least a step up from the just-rolled-out-of-bed look). Being a dairy farmer that gets up […]


“It is the most wonderful time of the year!”. June is Dairy month, do you know what that means? Time to celebrate cows, farmers, cheese and ALL things dairy related!  There are so many great ways to celebrate this month; here are a few! Most of these activities are kid-friendly; if you are looking for […]


Man, do I love me some Chinese food!  When I was in college, I lived right next to the best Chinese buffet-style restaurant.  Oh, the wonderful smells I would smell as I walked to and from campus.  As you can imagine, it was extremely difficult for my room-mate and I not to eat Chinese take-out at least once per […]


More than ever, consumers have a growing interest in where their food comes from and how it is produced…which is great!  Folks should care about where their food originates from and it makes my job as a farmer so much more important. But, I don’t ever want consumers to feel “food shamed” or have fear […]


So often do we hear farmers say “Howdy, I am Farmer Brown from Wisconsin and we milk 125 cows and run 300 acres of land”.  Blah, Blah, Blah.  Farmers are really good at telling consumers what they do, but what we don’t commonly hear is why they do it. Sure, it is always cool to […]


Ahhhhh, what a perfect Saturday.  The sun peaked out and the temperature finally got up to 22 degrees.  It doesn’t sound like much, but after days of below zero weather, twenty-two felt like a heat wave.  It made morning chores much more enjoyable and the day oh so much better.  The pup and I went […]