Ahh…. sweet corn

“Sex is good. But not as good as fresh, sweet corn” –Garrison Keillor My grandparents owned and lived on a corn farm.  There were lots of other things grown there at different times, but while I was around, there were three main crops.  Corn, grass hay, and tulips.  The boys did all the haying while we…

Laundry can be fun!

Okay, maybe laundry can’t ever be FUN, but it can be MORE fun if you let it be.  A few creative additions to your laundry area can create a space that makes you want to be there.  A couple simple organization tips and some really good cleaning products don’t hurt anything either. This is my…

Fat and Happy Hennies Make Fat and Happy Eggs

Anyone who knows me, knows I love my chickens!  I’ve had chickens to spoil for almost 9 years.  One of my favorite activities at the farm was walking out to the barn every day for an “egg hunt” with Henry and Ellie.  It took a little time to keep them from breaking all the eggs…

A Sense of Neighborhood

This morning I got a call at 7:30.  It was my neighbor Jill with a terrible flu asking if I could substitute for her in Dallas.  The kids were up and changed, eating cereal and watching cartoons in the bedroom.  15 minutes later I had them bundled up in their jackets with Paul and I…