Picture Of Cows In Pasture

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Through the eyes of a farming wife

Ronda

Pumpkin Bars

When our kids were young I always had them helping me in the kitchen. They loved watching and helping me bake cookies and dessert. Sometimes they would have to take turns pouring in the different ingredients, but it was a great learning experience for all…

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Ronda

Seed Starting

This year I have waited until the middle of March to start my seeds indoors. So far I have Peppers and Tomatoes planted. 17 different varieties of sweet peppers. 10 different varieties of tomatoes. It's been just over 1 week since I planted. This is…

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Ronda

Homemade Glazed Donuts

Dough Ingredients: 1 c. warm water 1 packet dry active yeast 3 T. sugar 3 T. oil 1 1/2 t. salt 3 c. flour Glaze: 2 1/2 c. powdered sugar 1/4 c. milk or water 1/4 c. corn syrup 1/2 t. vanilla or almond…

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Ronda

Planning

February sunshine feels so good. The cows love standing in it. The calves look for the sunrays and lay where is will warm them. Even the kids enjoy being outside more when the sun is shining.However, when the sun shines through the windows and make…

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Ronda

Winter on the Farm

As I’m sitting here writing, the ground has a fresh blanket of snow covering it. At least 3 inches have fallen so far. The temperature outside is 15*F and the warmest place to be is sitting next to the fireplace with a cup of…

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