I love walking into the dinning room and seeing these house plans laid out on the table. We spent years analyzing when and how we would build a house and it's hard to imagine that our dreams are coming true! I was so excited to come out of the farm house from working all day… Continue reading The House Progress Continues
Is 2020 over yet?! I can't believe how fast and how slow this year has gone. We have endured so much anxiety, stress and worry this year. I don't know about you, but I think 2021 is going to focus on our physical and mental health. If 2020 has taught anything, it was 1) Mother… Continue reading 2021: Plant-based versus MeatEater
"2,578 seems to be accurate." That is what Dustin is estimating the number of house plans we looked at over the past 3 years! I can't argue there. Picking out a house plan was tough, as they all started to blend together after awhile. We knew we wanted a smaller home so we can spend… Continue reading The beginning stages…
Several years ago I came across a news story (probably through NPR) discussing the development of a perennial grain. "An ecologist's dream" they called it. I was intrigued and had to research more. The grain has been "in the works" since the 70's, and the team developing it has Mother Earth in the forefront of… Continue reading Cooking with Kernza
The drive from Denver, Colorado to Wahoo, Nebraska seemed a lot longer than 8 hours. Not just because I was sitting in the backseat with a 5 year old, or the fact I kept peering in the rear view mirror for a glimpse of the overly large U-Haul to ensure Dustin was driving safe, but… Continue reading Why 5280?
Our beloved family photo. You may look at this photo and naturally see all the "flaws" it provides, but the truth of it is, this photo captures such accuracy. The decision to move from Denver and relocate back to our home grown state of Nebraska was not an easy one. Do you recall those refrigerator… Continue reading The Homecomers