The Bridge


They always say, “There’s no place like home” and I couldn’t agree more. While I love being anywhere that my family is, my absolute favorite place to be in the whole wide world is here on the farm. To me, it is the most magical place on earth. Disney World comes a close second. This…

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I Jinxed Myself


I jinxed myself. Seriously. I really did. Just last week, I shared about our honey harvest and went on and on about how excited I was to use our honey in numerous dishes that I proceeded to name off one by one to my sweet husband, Bart. Then, I went on to say how a…

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Beauty Loves :: July 2015


Beauty Loves is a series where I share items I’m loving from the drugstore beauty aisle to the department store beauty counter! This month includes favorite eyeshadows, lipsticks, and more! I have been taking full advantage of the Nordstrom’s anniversary sale this month and actually hate to see it come to an end on Monday….

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Honey Harvest


Last night we harvested a little honey from the bees here at the farm. I shared a quick photo on Instagram, but thought you all might like to see a little bit more of the process of how we harvested honey. With Bart traveling, we were a little late in the season for our harvest,…

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Remembering birthdays


Birthdays were always his favorite. His, mama’s, mine, my sister’s, Sam’s, he made sure that each was celebrated in both big and small ways. I’m sure I inherited my deep love of celebrating birthdays from him now that I think about it. When Sam was born, Daddy sang Happy Birthday to him as loud as he…

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Memorial Day Weekend Giveaway Winner!


Congratulations to Mitch S, comment #115, as winner of the Memorial Day Ice Cream Maker Giveaway!  A bowl of his favorite ice cream flavor would be really good right now. “Cookie dough” Thanks to all of you who responded with your favorite ice cream flavors.  There were several new flavors I had not thought of…

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How to Write a Thank You Note


How to write a thank you note in three easy steps.  One lesson I learned growing up is how to write a thank you note. Since Mama began teaching me the art of a thank you when I was just a little girl, writing them has always just been a part of life for me. Since we are knee-deep…

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Memorial Day


To all the men and women who proudly serve our country in our military, thank you so much for your service! You are in our thoughts and prayers. Thank you to those families of service men and women for your service as well. You are the quiet heroes of our country and we love you! To…

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Simple Summer Cookout


Summer is finally upon us and with that comes outdoor entertaining. A fun cookout is a favorite way to spend time with friends and family during the summer. Plan a simple summer cookout that will be sensational in just a few stress-free steps! The “unofficial” start to summer is finally here this weekend – and I am some…

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