Valentine’s Day Shenanigans!

alentine’s Day is not my favorite holiday. I love Laura to the moon and back, and I try to make sure she knows that every day. I just don’t like the idea of a “forced” romantic day. But this year, I made a conscious effort to plan something for us...

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Farming Can Be Brutal

arming can be brutal. I don’t bring this up as a complaint, but I hear all the time from my faithful meatheads that the stories of our reality are the ones they remember most. This one is a bit gritty, but I think really necessary for anyone who...

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Wanna Clean House? Throw A Party!

ot sure where I heard it but a wise man once said if you really wanna clean your house… throw a party! So a few weeks back Laura, the kids and I were talking about the Super Bowl and decided we would throw a family-style Super Bowl Party. It's...

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Sustainability: Two Sides to Every Coin

Now that the new year is in full swing, it is time to get the creative juices flowing. I got away from writing for a while, as there were too many other things taking up my limited brain power. I found it interesting that I could miss it and have a major case of...

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Local New Zealand Beef??

K... Let's get into it! The issue at hand is Victorian Farmstead Meat Company carrying beef raised in New Zealand. Offhand, this seems insane to me. I mean, we built this company on the premise that we would either raise or source the highest...

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What I’m Thankful For

Thanksgiving is finally here and Turkey Week is almost over. It has been a great week filled with stress and satisfaction. I know you will get an endless supply of "What I'm Grateful For" hits over the next few days, but I'm doing one anyway. It's meant for your...

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