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Lis McDonnell
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I am simply, "The Farmer's Wife!"
I am simply, "The Farmer's Wife!"

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The Secret to Peeling a Hard Boiled Egg
There are so many "try this" recipes when it comes to the perfect hard boiled egg, but there really is only one true method that works for me.  Raising chickens, we eat hard boiled eggs frequently and I am always asked to bring deviled eggs to carry-in's an...
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Strawberry Trifle
Strawberry Trifle It won't be long until summer weather kicks in and strawberries will be abundant.  Strawberries were on sale this week when I went to the grocery store and I couldn't resist throwing together an easy Strawberry Trifle for dessert.  Here ar...
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Poison Ivy is Bad News
This isn't an attractive picture of me by any means.  In fact, I look down right ugly.  You're probably thinking that my face looks like a sunburn gone bad, but it's actually poison ivy.  This past Saturday, the weather was beautiful, and I decided it was t...
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Peanut Butter Sheet Cake
Peanut Butter Sheet Cake It's always great to attend church and it's even better, especially if you ask the men, when there's a dinner or food afterwards.  A few months ago, a sweet lady in our church made a spaghetti dinner while several of us hung Christm...
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Time to Think Gardening!
One of the few things that I enjoy about winter, is looking forward to the arrival of my seed catalogs.  Seasoned gardeners know that planning is the first step when it comes to a home vegetable garden.  By planning, you're saving time, money and ensuring t...
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Pointers for Blogging
My husband, Bill and I In 2012, I felt the desire to get back to the basics of life
and began blogging about life in general and that, of course, included life on
the farm.   I’ve never been one to keep a diary or write down my thoughts
but blogging just ca...
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Homemade Broccoli Cheese Soup
Homemade Broccoli Cheese Soup It's cold here in Indiana and has been cold for the last week.  The wind chill has been in the negative digits and today we had a whopping high of 22 degrees.  Last night, Bill went with me to pick up 18 chickens and 3 ducks fr...
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Joy Jars
A very simple Joy Jar for 2015 I admit that I am not a crafty person.  I enjoy crafts, but just to come up with stuff on my own...no way!  My friend Ginger, who is also the Pastor's wife, is extremely creative and came up with these Joy Jars for 2015.  Last...
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Memorial Ornaments
Hanging of the Memorial Ornaments at my church. Many years ago, long before I started attending church here, someone at the foresight to create memorial ornaments in memory of a loved one, who had passed away during the year, and hang them during church on ...
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So Very Thankful!
Each year seems to go by quicker and quicker.  I don't remember time passing as quickly when I was in high school sitting in class after class.  I mean it wasn't that long ago we were getting ready for Y2K...oh, wait - that was 14 years ago.  Where does the...
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