Guys I love summer. In part because I love to grill. Probably way too much. I hear all of these ads that are like "you need to buy dad's grilling essentials!" and in my brain I tell them they are wrong because mom is the one who needs the grilling essentials in our house (I've… Continue reading Healthy Grilled Chicken with Creamy Goat Cheese Sauce
When I was probably in early high school my brother played for me a really weird song by an alternative rock band called The Presidents of the United States of America. The song was called "Peaches". Now every time I see actual peaches, the line "millions of peaches, peaches for me" plays in my head.… Continue reading Peach Jam
When Things Aren’t Going Quite Right
This is going to be a really honest post and it will probably be a little bit all over the place. There are a couple things that have been weighing on my heart lately and I want to talk about it. First, I will say that I have an amazing life. My husband supports me… Continue reading When Things Aren’t Going Quite Right
Lessons he’ll never learn in school
Last night I was in the greenhouse holding Kenton. It was dark and there was a light rain pattering on the plastic.I started thinking about all of the things that this little man will learn from growing up on a farm that he will never learn at school. He may only be seven months old,… Continue reading Lessons he’ll never learn in school
I am a Female Farmer
I am a female farmer and I am strong. I can carry hay bales and turn wrenches. I can hammer, saw and shovel for hours. I can lug a calf across the sale barn. I can carry a 50lb feed bag to the barn and never even flinch. I am a female farmer and I… Continue reading I am a Female Farmer
A Bunch of Young Farmers.
If you had to guess how many farmers between the age of 18 and 35 lived in Ohio what number would you say? 200? 400? Last weekend over 700 young farmers (and that definitely isn't all of them!) came together and in Columbus for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation Young Agricultural Professionals "Taking Root" Leadership… Continue reading A Bunch of Young Farmers.
An Unhappy Story and 3 Lessons
The last 6 days have been a whirlwind on our farm. Unfortunately, we did not get the ending that we had hoped for. This is not going to be a happy post, but it will be an honest one. Last Wednesday as I was getting out of the shower J called me and told me… Continue reading An Unhappy Story and 3 Lessons
Livestock in the Christmas Story
One of the things we are very proud of at Angel Family Farms is our deep faith in God and the belief that his son, Jesus Christ, died so that we could be forgiven for our sins simply by believing in him and asking for forgiveness. We believe that, as Christians, we are called to… Continue reading Livestock in the Christmas Story
Summer is here!
Summer has finally made its way to the valley and things are looking good! We have had huge amounts of rain lately which has been really hard on some of the crops in the area. Soybeans are drowned, corn has lost lots of nitrogen, wheat has sprouted and hay is in all states of disrepair!… Continue reading Summer is here!