Day 19 of 30 Days of Thanks

As dairy farmers, we have a large supply of individuals who support us in running our farm and business. Some of these include our veterinarian, nutritionist, hoof trimmer, artificial insemination technician, milk haulers, custom harvesters, accountant, neighboring farmers and so many other people that I failed to mention! We work with each of these individuals closely to better our …

Day 18 of 30 Days of Thanks

Today I am thanking tires for making it possible to get places! Ha! This morning I walked out to my car to head to a meeting. I was on time, actually even early, but that didn’t last long as I discovered my back tire was FLAT! So much for leaving on time. My husband put …

Day 17 of 30 Days of Thanks

As we’ve had a busy week and the week is not even half way through I would like to thank technology for making our lives a little bit easier. Most days the technology does help us! With the help of technology we are able to milk our cows in a parlor and milk 20 cows …

Day 16 of 30 Days of Thanks

Tonight as I end my day, I feel blessed to call fellow dairy farmers our friends and to be part of such a strong industry where people come together to unite for each other. We learned of the passing of a fellow Jersey farmer this past weekend and feel such heartache for his family and fellow …

Day 15 of 30 Days of Thanks

Last night we enjoyed a rare evening out to dinner with a group of friends, while our neighbors, dear friends and adoptive parents watched our daughter. So today I want to thank our friends for being pretty awesome people and for being more than just friends and being family to us. I have many dear …

Day 14 of 30 Days of Thanks

After spending my morning and afternoon with our 4-H club, I have to say I am thankful for 4-H! This non-profit organization was one of my founding activities that made me into who I am today. The 4-H name represents four personal development areas of focus for the organization which includes head, heart, hands, and health. …

Day 13 of 30 Days of Thanks

Today I am thankful for a warm and comfortable home. We don’t have the best of homes but we have a home and for that I am thankful. Our home is made up of love and laughter and lots of hard work as we have made it our home. We look forward to building the …

Day 12 of 30 Days of Thanks

There is no better feeling than feeling like you are not the only one who lives a chaotic, farm filled, adventurous life. I love being reminded of this when I attend events that are geared towards women in Agriculture. Last week I was able to take a day away from the farm and attend the …

Day 11 of 30 Days of Thanks

Pictured above is Clayton’s cousin, David, who serves in the Air Force. David is pictured alongside his wife, Hilary.   As today is Veterans Day, I am thankful for all of the brave men and women who have served our country and continue to serve. Not just today, but everyday, we should honor these servicemen and …

Day 10 of 30 Days of Thanks

Today I am going to be a little petty and say a solid thank you for cheese! Last night I was hungry for some creamy Macaroni and Cheese and that’s just what we had for a late dinner. Cheese is a wonderful food and brings me quite joy in life… goodness I sound like Clayton’s grandfather …