Country Living – Page 4


Maybe it is because I just got done sorting cattle and a cow slipped and splattered manure all over me, but I sure am fired up today. First, I discover that The Original Muck Boot Company supports HSUS, a company that “claims to save animals”, but in reality only a small fraction of their profits […]

I am a proud farm girl and feel blessed to live such a lifestyle, but let’s be honest: the farm girl life ain’t always easy; we have our problems.  Problems only other farm girls can understand.  Let’s take a minute to show some sympathy for all the farm girls out there. Farm Girl Problems: 1. […]


I have gained many new followers, so I thought now would be a good time to introduce you to the family and show you around the farm.  Perhaps you caught my farm tour on Instagram via My Day in Ag, well here is a more thorough tour!  Be sure to click on the links as […]


You know what label I am tired of hearing, “factory farm”.  What does that even mean?  “That farm has large barns and a lot of cows, so it must be a factory.”?  The term has such a negative association.  Have any of you used this term before and made an assumption that the cows aren’t happy […]

If you eat food, read newspapers, watch television or surf the internet, it is likely that you have heard about genetically modified organisms.  It is also likely that the media has instilled some fear into you when it comes to biotechnology.  In my opinion, there is nothing to be fearful of.  GMOs are used to help […]

Farm chicks are busy gals that commonly get down and dirty.  That doesn’t mean we don’t do our best to look our best!  After all, you gotta catch and  keep the eye of the farm dude. 🙂 Today, I am sharing a few of my favorite items that keep this farm chick and her home […]


 Every day on the farm is interesting and there never seems to be a dull moment.  If it is not a newborn calf, crazy weather or broken machinery keeping us entertained, the animals on the farm sure do a good job of it.  Animals do some silly things and thanks to technology and an app […]

Yesterday was Earth Day, a day where many show appreciation for the earth we walk on and air we breath. Perhaps you and your family got outside to pickup trash or plant a tree; we did! Picking up trash in the surrounding ditches is something we do every spring, and this year clean up day […]

I recently read an article that got me thinking, modern farmers no longer fit the classic stereotype.  We don’t wear bib overalls everywhere or eat solely biscuits and gravy. Modern-day farmers aren’t just men with calloused hands and dirt on their knees.  Today’s farmers come in all shapes and sizes.  There are women farmers and men farmers.  Farmers who […]