Maintenance Casualty

I’m working on some major changes to this website! One of the casualties of the big move was my photos. I’ve had a lot of trouble converting the photos from one platform to another, and getting them to look the way they are supposed to. So if you think my photos don’t look so good, you’re right! They aren’t supposed to look like that, and I’m working on fixing them!

Why is Farm Life for Me?

Why do I do this? For this: And this: And this: If you asked me 11 years ago where I pictured myself, I never could have come up with this answer. But I love it. It’s where my family is. It’s where my heart is. It’s where my home is. …

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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin-Apple Cake

slow-cooker pumpkin-apple cake

I had never made dessert in my slow-cooker before. I’m a huge fan of pumpkin anything, so I figured I would give this Pumpkin-Apple Cake from Gooseberry Patch‘s “101 Super-Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes” a try! I was not disappointed! The cake rose a bit higher than I thought it would. So next …

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Slow-Cooker Sweet and Spicy Ribs

slow-cooker sweet and spicy ribs

Every year, we butcher a pig so we have plenty of pork in our freezer. And every year, I struggle with what to do with the ribs. Honestly? Cooking ribs scares me. They seem like they should be hard to cook. But guess what? With this recipe from Gooseberry Patch‘s …

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Slow-Cooker Tex-Mex Sloppy Joes

slow-cooker tex-mex sloppy joes

Sloppy Joes are such a great comfort food. And this Tex-Mex twist on them is just wonderful! I’ve been cooking from Gooseberry Patch‘s “101 Super-Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes”. I’ve been loving this cookbook. True to its name, these recipes are definitely super-easy! Farmer Doc has been loving it, too. It means that …

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Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Patch Soup

slow-cooker hearty pork and beans

Okay, so it’s not fall anymore. But the weather sure feels like it! And who says that pumpkin dishes can only be eaten in the fall, anyway? Certainly not me – I love pumpkin any time of the year! This Pumpkin Patch Soup from Gooseberry Patch’s “101 Super-Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes” …

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