Winter is fast approaching here in the Midwest! This past week, we (and I do mean we this time) have all been busting our tails to get our livestock moved together and prepped for winter. Thankfully, I did have time to take plenty of pics to share with my lovely readers. And Country Boy loves when I talk country so in order to keep him happy we are going to talk cows this week;) Here are the behind the scene workings of preparing cattle for winter at Hickory Hollow Farm! [Read more…]
Bloopers and Mishaps in the First Year of Blogging
If you want to look poised and graceful at all times don’t try anything new, right? This year has had its share of funny moments. OK some didn’t seem so hilarious at the time. Like why in the world is the update/save button on WordPress so near the PUBLISH button! Eeekk. That was awkward accidentally sending out half a post to my readers. But we have to laugh at ourselves sometimes. So I’m sharing bloopers and mishaps in the first year of blogging for your enjoyment:) [Read more…]
5 Lessons on Realizing Dreams Learned from Blogging for a Year
The Reluctant Cowgirl is celebrating our one year anniversary! I have been live and writing for a year on this thing called “a blog”. So I wanted to share some lessons learned as I know they apply to all of us dreamers. And I wish to celebrate with my readers one year down in my blogging career. Here are 5 lessons on realizing dreams learned from blogging for a year. [Read more…]
Create Calm and Cut Chaos in Your Life
While I appreciate to do lists and tend to have one lying around somewhere at all times, being very detailed is something I have resisted. I like to leave a little space for spontaneity. Even the words “stricter schedule” makes me want to rip up my to do list and go gallivanting outside! However, my spontaneity often leads to taking care of the phone calls or texts and forgetting my main goals. Anyone relating? So here are a couple of ideas that I have recently tried and found helpful. Create calm and cut chaos in your life as you consider and implement a few of these ideas. And you know what? You might even have some fun!