Mother’s Day

Mother's Day

Today is Saturday, the day before Mother’s Day.  My husband is in the field … where he’s been all week … cutting the rye for hay.  A process that was supposed to take 2 days.  And is now in it’s 6th day because of breakdowns on virtually every possible piece of equipment that can break down, including my husband.  It’s been a stressful and harried week. As I am writing this blog post, I’m being interrupted more times Continue Reading

Date Night and Dirty Leftovers

Well, I didn’t post an update to The Farm Mama yesterday like usual, but I swear I have a very good reason. *Insert anticipation-building musical intro*  … It was … Date Night! I know, I know – it was SUPER exciting for me, too! It was the first actual date night Sexy Hubby and I have had in about 14 years.  That’s coincidentally right about the time our first child was born. Anyway, my true Continue Reading

She’s Got “The Look”

I have a lot few pet peeves:  Poor grammar and other language blunders; people who insist on telling me the entire plot of a movie or TV show; having to repeat myself because the object of my conversation wasn’t paying attention … these are some of the top things that irritate me beyond reason.  Lately, well, for about the past 11 years or so, there has been one peeve that is only visited upon me Continue Reading

Order from Chaos

I like order. I like schedules, lists, calendars, neatly filed papers, organized pantries, folded laundry and tidy surfaces. I am, unfortunately, the only member of my household who feels this way. My husband has never met a flat surface he didn’t want to cover with piles of stuff. This is why, if you were to visit my home, you would wonder, “Where are the end tables on which to sit my drink?” I’ve removed them, Continue Reading