New York, New York.

New York, New York. Oh how I love you in so many unexpected ways. A lot of people say they love living in New York City. They say there’s absolutely no place they’d rather be. As a Midwest farm girl, I never got it. I’d traveled to New York twice on (very touristy) school trips…

Adventurous spirit

Would you believe it’s been almost three years since I set foot on an airplane?! Okay, yes, I expect that you probably can because it is not really all that strange at all. For the average American, it’s probably very normal. For me, your happy little Leek, it’s quite unexpected. At a point in my…

The Great Cheese Adventure + RECIPE: Cauliflower Quesadillas

One of the top things in my life I’m grateful for, aside from my kind, patient, incredible husband and the farm we created together (and clean water and good food and a roof over my head…) are the two beautiful energetic pups we adopted one year, three weeks and one day ago. They are best companions…

A Few Good Days + RECIPE: Sesame Noodles with Kale & Mushrooms

Beer nuts with bacon and cranberries. Beautiful friends. So many Belgian beers. A surprise soft pretzel with 3 different mustards and a slab of cheese A surprise bibimbap. A surprise evening out. A perfect midweek Blue Bird. Lingering runs with blue skies and no ice to slip on. Puppies in the elevator. Puppies in the office….

Mom’s Day.

I love my mom. So much. Don’t get me wrong.  She totally drives me nuts 92% of the time. But she is also totally awesome.  She is the most inspiring, loving, caring, crazy, generous and smart lady out there. Seriously.  She loves to learn like no one I have ever met (except maybe her mother)….

Perfect Day.

Today was a perfect day.  And as far as winter life goes for a couple of vegetable farmers in Wisconsin, that is not as usual as you may think.  Some days are lovely.  Some days are nice.  But many days are lost and moping and a little sad because our purpose in life is to…