This Winter Has Been Hard on Everyone

  Just remember that the green has to come back. -Tomato


I've Been Busy

  I've been job searching. I've been girls on the run coaching. I've been trying to get my shit together in more ways than one. I've been snuggling, cooking, meeting, and over all being busy.…


Farm Blog 2014: Getting Started

I'll start from the start: dreaming! Jen and I had a date back in early February to plan our garden this year. This will be year 2 for us! So we took a lot of what we learned last year and built…


Polar Dash!

Jen really hates running. But she is one of the strongest and most determined people I know. So that means we have fun doing some crazy races because if you're gonna run, better try and make it……


Building Folks

Handsome and I are building folks. Okay I am more so than he, but we are building folks. Over Christmas I saw that one of Nate's aunts had a dog toy box that I wanted. So we went to building. My…


Christmas in MN

  This year Nate and I couldn't make it to the big Christmas with all his aunts and Uncles so we traveled around from one family to the next to see all the folks we would have. Although it…


Aebleskiver

My inlaws have shared new and awesome stuff with me. Things that would have otherwise not been in my life. Like Aebleskiver. They are small pancakes meant to have apples in the inside but turns out…


Dear Nephews

Hey Guys! Aunti Jen here. Just wanted to tell you how awesome it was to hang out with you this Christmas. Sorry that I could only play for such a short time. I'm glad we got to read some of the…


"Our Christmas"

  Dear Handsome, As we start to talk about all the chaos and difficulties of raising other human beings I was thinking about "our Christmas." I like that we have an agenda and on it is taking a…


Christmas Party

Handsome and I have our own Christmas outside of the crazy family Christmas. We do our own thing days before most people have even purchased all of their gifts.   It's nice because we wear…


Gift Guide for Those with Doggies

  So your tree is empty and Christmas is quickly approaching so you're starting to panic. Feel free to calm down a bit because I have got you covered with some awesome gift guides. The first…


We Expanded Our Fambily

We recently adopted another puppy. It's the worst time to adopt a dog because the holidays are quick approaching. It's like life though, there's really never a good time for anything, marriage,…


Wicked Weekend

  I was expecting another weekend at home with nothing planned. It has been that way for 2 months as I was recovering from my jaw surgery. So when Jen picked me up from work on Friday afternoon…


Making

I made this. I've had this fabric for years now. Literally years. I have a problem with fabric. When you use it - it's done. Gone. So I have a lot of anxiety about using fabric. What if it's wrong?…


Adventures Pre-Surgery

Before handsome's surgery we had a few adventures. We wanted to keep our minds off of the surgery and we knew it would be awhile till we could pick up and go somewhere again. So we saw an AMAZING…


My Mom

  My mom told me a few weeks before handsome's surgery that she, "really would like to come down." I thought that it would add to my stress level to have the guest bedroom clean and such before…


Seeing Someone You Love in the Hospital

Is gut wrenching. It's impossibly hard. The minute I saw handsome I burst into tears. It feels like having your heart in pieces in front of you. Unable to help them. It feels like picking up the…


Dogs Know

Have you heard that dogs can tell when a person is sick, heart broken, or in pain? They know. They do.   Indy didn't leave handsome's side for weeks. She knew. - Tomato