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Family

  • Farm Life

    How To Excel As A Grain Cart Driver

    Check out these foolproof tips on how to execute your role as “Grain Cart Driver Extraordinaire”. Number 9 on this list is especially helpful but will require a trip to the bank…

  • Family

    Drake’s Angel Tree

    So many families have endured losses no one ever should have to. Stillbirth, pregnancy loss, and the loss of a child is heartbreaking and raw. Personally I’ve never lost one of my…

  • Dessert, Food

    Ultimate Chocolate Mint Malts

    Ever since I can remember, my somewhat-picky-eater daughter has been obsessed with anything “mint”. So much that if you ask her what her favorite things are, she will likely say, “I like…

  • Food

    Dear Iowa State Fairgoer: Thank you.

    Dear Iowa State Fairgoer: Thank you.  You may not know it, but attending the Iowa State Fair makes farmers and farm families like me quite happy. The Fair isn’t only fabulous-foods-on-a-stick and…

  • Food

    State Fair Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Have you ever had cookies-in-a-cup from the state fair? Well, my family partakes in this yearly tradition each August, leaving us content with chocolate laden fingers and full bellies. If you haven’t…

  • Food

    Coconut Cream Pie Bars

    Coconut cream pie is a staple on my family’s Christmas spread. This year, I wanted to make something a bit more interesting than the typical coconut cream pie offering. If you are…