About Celeste

Celeste grew up on a family beef cattle and show pig farm in Western Kentucky. In addition to farming and life as a restaurant wife, Celeste owns Celeste Communications where she works as a photographer, graphic designer, videographer and consultant. This blog is Celeste's personal soapbox. Any ranting or raving is her own and does not reflect the opinions of any of her clients. All photos and posts are copyrighted property of Celeste Communications.

Advice for my daughter’s generation on National Agriculture Day

Today you are still learning to count, but someday your generation will have to learn how to feed 9 billion people. Like most farm parents, I wonder if I am preparing you for the great task that will be set before you.

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Guest post: Rare Acts of Kindness to celebrate Rare Disease Day

My sister Anna was born with a very rare genetic disorder called Alagille Syndrome (ALGS). There are only about 8,000 cases of ALGS in the United States and only a couple of hospitals who treat it. Throughout her life Anna … Continue reading

The most important lessons 4-H taught me have nothing to do with livestock

It’s no secret that 4-H and FFA are huge parts of my life. These two organizations were integral in teaching me about the agriculture industry. They ignited a passion in me that led me to major in agriculture in college … Continue reading

Who is really watching you at livestock shows?

Now that I’m a mom, I realize who is really watching the showmen at livestock shows.  I watch Lorelei interact with kids 5 or 6 years older than her and try to do everything they do, knowing that they will … Continue reading

Is being a work at home mom really worth it?

You see, “mom guilt” and I are on a first name basis. When things are stressful, the “mom guilt” kicks in and I feel like I’m not giving enough of my attention to my daughter or my husband. So this post is for me, and every other WAHM asking herself the same question: is it really worth it?

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