Even the Strong are Weak

The following is a guest post from Eric Tietze. Eric is the Vice President of Operations at Ozarks Farm and Neighbor in Lebanon, MO. He is also a photographer. You can find his work at https://www.facebook.com/photosbyerict ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Even the strong are weak When tough situations arise some of us are looked to as the “strong ones”….

A Victim’s Review of 13 Reasons Why

If you’ve been anywhere on social media in the last couple of weeks you have most likely seen the polarizing opinions about a new Netflix series 13 Reasons Why. The opinions range from complete support and raving reviews to pure hatred and utter disgust. At first, I said I wouldn’t watch this show. Suicide is too…

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

If you’re looking for healthy, this is not your recipe. If you are looking for sweet, coma inducing, diabetes causing, obesity enforcing, deliciousness… look no further. These cinnamon rolls are amazing. Amazing. Delicious.  Dough: 1 cup milk, warmed 1 pkg yeast 5 cups flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 cup sugar 1/3 cup butter, softened Filling:…

Bucket List

I think everyone we know has a bucket list… a mental, or perhaps physical, list of things they want to do or accomplish before they kick the bucket. I recently watched the show No Tomorrow and the characters on that show have an “apocalyst” of items they want to accomplish before the impending end of…

Concert Review

Last week, I had the opportunity to go to a benefit concert for St. Jude Children’s Hospital with a friend who scored some tickets. I truly have a deep love for live music so I was stoked to go to this concert… and 3 hours of waiting in line landed us 3rd row seats.  Before…

3 Strikes Spring Cleaning

3 Strikes Spring Cleaning Spring is in the air and that means Spring Cleaning is moving to the top of every obsessive person’s list. This year, I got a jump on Spring Cleaning by starting in January with my closet. I started this year with the idea of minimalizing. Losing excessive “things” and moving my…

Lala’s Homestead Chili

Lala’s Homestead Chili I have to be honest, this was a “what do I have in the cabinet? Oh that looks okay, and that, and that…” kind of recipe.  Ingredients: 1 lb hamburger 1 can Red Kidney Beans 1 can Black Beans 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1 pkg dry ranch seasoning 2 tbsp…

Parmesan Roasted Potato Wedges

I really love potatoes… like really. If I had to live on one food forever, I pick potatoes.  These are delicious!  Ingredients: 2-3 medium potatoes 2 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp onion powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp pepper 1/2 cup shredded parmesan cheese Cut potatoes in half, then cut each…

Sunshine and Rainbows: Book Release

You have asked, and we have listened!! We are so excited to announce that book two in the Sunshine and Rainbows series will be released in May!!!! Just in time for Mother’s Day! And we want to give you a sneak peek at the front and back covers!! Sunshine and Rainbows: The Crap Your Mama…

Just a Small Town Girl…

Just a Small Town Girl Everyday on my lunch break, when I can get away from my office, I drive across town and find a quiet space to eat lunch. I go to the same place everyday. The fairground livestock barn. Why? It’s quiet. I back my car under the awning, and I roll the windows…

Waffle Iron Pizza Pockets

We love pizza in my house. We search out new pizza places. We try new recipes. We like pizza.  We also like waffles. Like a lot.  So, why not combine them?  I used a canned pizza crust and cut it into squares.  Add sauce, a slice of mozzarella cheese, and pepperoni.  Fold it in half,…

Asian Belle Slaw

I’ve never been a fan of coleslaw. I have tried various flavors and types, but I never like them. They are either too sweet and heavy (southern slaw) or too salty and vinegary (yes that’s a word and it describes Asian slaws). I do however love the slaw in the wonton chicken tacos at Applebee’s….