Easy Roasted Broccoli

Easy Roasted Broccoli

Let’s face it, we could all be eating more vegetables! I always find it hard to get excited about this food group. However, this roasted broccoli recipe has definitely made things easier! I actually want to eat broccoli… without drowning it in ranch dressing! This quick, healthy and delicious roasted broccoli recipe is only 3 ingredients!  Roasted Broccoli […]

On The Farm: Sunday Funday Family Chores

On The Farm: Sunday Funday Family Chores

Chores are just better with family! On Sunday we spent most of the afternoon with family. It’s always fun to get the kids together and spend the day chatting and relaxing. Ren loves having his cousins over to play! Little Demi smiled the day away and showed off her new waving skills while Ren and […]

A Surrogate For Heaven: Miscarriage Healing

A Surrogate For Heaven: Miscarriage Healing

I still have to take a deep breath before talking about this. We had begun to tell family and friends. We had already made plans, envisioned a future, and dreamt about our new adventures as a family of four. Last week, in what would have been my 12th week of pregnancy, we lost the baby. I […]

Chicken Tostadas With Fresh-Mex Slaw & Pico

Chicken Tostadas With Fresh-Mex Slaw & Pico

I absolutely love ordering tacos at restaurants when they top them with a fresh, creamy cabbage slaw! The added crunch, zing and freshness just sets them off! Such a treat! I don’t know why I hadn’t tried to recreate a fresh-mex slaw at home before! I happened to have a little extra cabbage on hand […]

Simple Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Shortcut

Simple Crockpot Chicken Enchilada Shortcut

Why does a meal always taste better when someone else makes it for you? I wish I could go back in time and savor every meal my mother made me at home. I’d appreciate it so much more now that I’m a mom and find myself cooking for my family almost every night of the […]

7 Ways To Add Fixer Upper Style To Your Home

7 Ways To Add Fixer Upper Style To Your Home

So we’ve all said it… “I wish Joanna Gaines would just come and decorate my house!” If you are anything like me, you love the “Fixer Upper Style” from Chip and Jo’s HGTV show! It’s a bit traditional, a bit unique, a bit farmhouse, and always my style!  It’s highly unlikely any of us will […]

DIY Salad Bar Ingredient List – FREE PRINTABLE!

DIY Salad Bar Ingredient List – FREE PRINTABLE!

Spring is right around the corner and the nicer weather has me in the mood for salads! An at-home, DIY Salad Bar is just what I need… if only someone could do the prepping for me! I love to gather a list of fresh ingredients, prep them all at once and keep them in individual […]

On The Farm: Twins!

On The Farm: Twins!

Day and night we’re checking cows! It’s calving season on our farm and the chores are piling up. Feed hay. Check cows. And now… bottle feed the twins! That’s right, WE HAD TWINS! I couldn’t believe it! We had lost a baby calf just days before and then out of nowhere God sent two! He always […]

Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Chili

Sweet & Spicy Crockpot Chili

Today I want to share my sweet and spicy crockpot chili recipe! This simple crockpot chili recipe is easily customizable to fit your family’s tastes. Brown sugar is added for sweetness and I have several favorite ingredients to bring the heat!  Sometimes I wonder if I should rename this blog “Lauren’s Crockpot Creations.” I know I […]

Farmhouse Mudroom Reveal

Farmhouse Mudroom Reveal

I’m so excited to share our farmhouse mudroom with you today! Our home renovations were a big undertaking and commitment but have been worth every headache, every week and every single design decision! Anyone who has ever built or renovated a home knows what I mean about ALL OF THE DECISIONS! It can be a […]