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.

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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Help ranchers devastated by Winter Storm Atlas – Tyson to donate $10 per tweet to #RancherRelief

In the agriculture community, we pull together in times of disaster.
In this situation, however, most of us are too far away to physically help with the recovery efforts. It’s going to take more than distance to stop the caring and generous spirit of family farmers across the country. We can help our neighbors recover from Winter Storm Atlas, one tweet at a time.
For each tweet using the #RancherRelief hashtag during the hour-long tweetcast, Tyson Foods (@TysonFoods) will donate $10 to the Rancher Relief Fund up to $50,000!

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This farm mom says Chipotle’s Scarecrow video attacks family farmers

I started writing a Chipotle post several times but each draft was filled with anger and frustration so I decided to to wait until I wasn’t mad anymore. Today, I decided to stop waiting. I’m still mad. No, mad doesn’t really describe it. I’m hurt.

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Cookies and Milk with the Commissioner of Ag

Last week, Lorelei and I went to “Cookies and Milk with the Commissioner of Agriculture” at LeCows Dairy in Paducah. The folks at LeCows Dairy have been giving farm tours for years and love sharing their farm story via their … Continue reading