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Tractor Supply is Fundraising for 4-H Clubs – Here’s How You Can Help!

October 10, 2019

As I reflect on my farm life, there are two entities that truly stand out for their amazing influence and support of rural communities – Tractor Supply and 4-H! Thanks to our partnership with Tractor Supply, I’m pleased to share a new opportunity for you to support your local 4-H clubs in a wonderful way. […]


10 Thrilling, Chilling Classic Books for Halloween

October 7, 2019

This Halloween why not cozy up with a great thriller? Pour yourself a Bloody Mary, dust off the cobwebs from your rocking chair and sink your teeth into these classic books for Halloween. Whether you enjoy telling ghost stories around the fire or biting off a bit of Gothic horror, there is sure to be […]

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Husqvarna Automower on the Farm

October 6, 2019

This year, thanks to the innovative folks at Husqvarna, we welcomed a new tool for our lawn maintenance to our homestead – the Husqvarna Automower.  We’ve received a complementary Automower to test out from Husqvarna and couldn’t be more pleased with the results we’ve had.   This robot mower helps keep you out of the heat […]


Quick Guide to Vegetarian and Vegan Halloween Treats

October 5, 2019

Vegetarian and Vegan diets are becoming more and more popular. Because of this, there are plenty of Vegetarian and Vegan Halloween treat options available. Maybe you’ve adopted this dietary lifestyle or someone close to you has.  Maybe you just want to make sure you can have something for every child in your neighborhood regardless of […]


Spirited and Spooky Ghost Themed Cocktails for Halloween

October 4, 2019

There’s no need to wait until midnight to see an apparition when you have ghost themed cocktails.  Halloween is all about scary, creepy things that go bump in the night.  Ghosts certainly fit the scare-factor bill. Simple recipes make your cocktail party entertaining easy. Why not plan the party around “spirited” and spooky ghost themed […]


Quick and BOO-zy Halloween Cocktails

October 3, 2019

It’s easier than you may think to whip up some delicious specialty Halloween cocktails for your Halloween party.  Traditional favorites are always great to serve, but there’s something extra fun about having a themed cocktail for your celebration. Use these quick and BOO-zy Halloween cocktails to add some flare to your party.  No bar-tending experience […]

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Heirloom Seed Saving at Shaker Village

October 1, 2019

Have you considered heirloom seed saving for your garden?  This is something I’ve tinkered with over the years, but after my recent press visit to Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill, Kentucky I’m thoroughly inspired to convert the bulk of my garden to heirloom seeds. Shaker Village is a hidden gem in heart of Kentucky bourbon […]


Halloween Cocktail Party Ideas

September 30, 2019

The bewitching season in nearly here.  Time to dust off the goblets and get ready for Halloween fun!  Use these Halloween cocktail party ideas to get you in the spirit to have a fabulous celebration this year! Use Your Halloween Cocktail Party Invitations to Help Set the Theme First, be sure the invitations reflect this […]