Cherry Honey Cookies

Cherry Honey Cookies

My grandmother has this cookbook which I inherited that says “Always! Keep this cookbook”. Now that I’m older and have a family of my own I’ve returned to this book on several occasions. Most recently, to find my Grandmother’s coveted...
Fall on the farm

Fall on the farm

Fall. Undeniably one of the most beautiful times of the year here in south-central Wisconsin. If we’re lucky enough, the sun keeps us warm enough to go with just a light jacket or sweatshirt. This year, however, the cold came on quickly and the rain just did not...
My Weekly Cleaning Schedule

My Weekly Cleaning Schedule

Cleaning Schedule With two kids (3 and 1) and with living on a farm, our house can get pretty dirty. We try to stay on track the best we can – enter weekly cleaning schedule – but we’re only human.   Sometimes we get off track but we’re...
Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Brussel Sprouts with Bacon

Brussel Sprouts and Bacon I try to cook seasonally, and right now (end of October) Brussel sprouts are readily available at local farmers markets. My friend picked some up for me the other day at the market in West Bend and I couldn’t believe I got three stalks for...
Surviving the 4th Trimester

Surviving the 4th Trimester

The first three months after you give birth to your baby is called the 4th trimester. Seriously. Google it. Those first three months can be rough. Even after we had already #beenthere #donethat #babynumber2 and we thought we #knewitall #yeahright….our lives were...
Homemade -ish Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Homemade -ish Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Homed-ish Pumpkin Pie Happy Fall Ya’all! This past summer we grew quite a few pumpkins in our garden, including baking pumpkins. I’ve never made a pumpkin pie from scratch, err I’ve never made a pumpkin pie ever. This year I thought I’d give it...
What do farmers do in the winter?

What do farmers do in the winter?

It’s been several months since I’ve updated the Mayberry Farms blog, which now has a brand new look and focus. I am moving from a strictly farm focused blog to a broader range of topics. After all, my family and I are, no different than any other family. We share the...
Preparing for harvest & a new baby!

Preparing for harvest & a new baby!

It is September 22, the first day of autumn, the leaves on the trees are beginning to change color, so are the colors of the corn and soybean fields you see in rural Wisconsin. Today is also Baby #2’s due date…Oh yeah, and it’s 84 degrees outside and...
Farming with a purpose.

Farming with a purpose.

  When we met and began dating, we always agreed that we wanted to farm together. We never really knew what our dream farm would look like, we always knew it would be doing what we love together. We imagined it would include some type(s) of grain or row crops...
What happens to the strawberries?

What happens to the strawberries?

At the end of the strawberry picking season, a lot of people asked us, “so what happens to the berries after you’re closed for the season?” Well, if you’ve ever wondered that same thing keep reading this blog post… First things first,...
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