Monday, November 29, 2021

Friday, November 19, 2021

Tips to Pick and Keep the Perfect Christmas Tree from a Christmas Tree Grower

I think there is something magical about having a real Christmas Tree in our home during the Christmas season, but there are some things to look for when picking out your tree, as well as taking care of it to ensure the magical experience. So I asked Michelle Hartman of Carlson Tree Farm what tips she has for picking out and keeping the perfect Christmas Tree all season long!

Tips to Pick and Keep the Perfect Christmas Tree from a Christmas Tree Grower
Christmas Trees marked and ready for sale
at Carlson Tree Farm located in rural Hampton, Iowa

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Family Farm or Farm Family?

Are you a family farm or a farm family? To some, this may seem like the same thing, but for me there is a difference between where your priorities lie.

3 generations Family Farm

Monday, September 13, 2021

We're raising kids who raise livestock

Raising Kids who Raise Livestock
Our kids watching the sheep and goat livestock auction

It has become a rite of passage in our family that when you turn five you get to raise your first animal on our farm. You get to pick it out, you get to feed it, you get to clean up after it in the barn, you take care of it, you bond with it and eventually, like today for our kids, you get to sell it.

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

What's New at Hy-Vee

I love doing taste tests with family and friends, so when Hy-Vee asked me if I wanted to try some of their latest and greatest products to hit their store shelves I said yes! I love trying new things and the box I received had a lot of great family-friendly products that I loved.

What's New at Hy-Vee unboxing

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

After School Turkey Wrap Hack

I don't know what it is about getting off the bus, but as soon as my kids get home from school they immediately start looking for a snack. Here is a fun, protein packed snack they can make on their own that will satisfy their after school munchies and not ruin their supper.

After School Turkey Wrap - TikTok Wrap Hack