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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McDonald’s showcases family farmers in new ad campaign

As someone who spends a lot of time traveling for work, I find myself in the drive through lane at the “Golden Arches” on a fairly regular basis. Though I’ve always been a chicken nugget fan, I found myself admiring … Continue reading

Louisiana Yam Casserole

Growing up Cajun, yams (also known as sweet potatoes) made regular appearances on our dinner table. As a small child, I wasn’t sure how I felt about something called a potato that was the color of a carrot and tasted … Continue reading

The Farm Wife’s Spinach and Artichoke Dip

I have small obsession with combining recipes. I firmly believe that combining the best tasting or easiest aspects of a recipe will create an even better dish in the end. Normally, this drives my husband crazy because I’ll pick and … Continue reading

There’s no such thing as a “one size fits all” diet

As someone not too far removed from her teenage years, I vividly remember scouring the pages of Seventeen and Cosmopolitan magazines for the latest hair, makeup and fashion tips. In my mind, those magazines were fashion and beauty authorities. If … Continue reading

Conversations with consumers in the “Reduced for Quick Sale” section of the meat counter

I must look like a newlywed. When make my weekly grocery store trips, I am almost always approached by a woman my grandmothers’ age who offers her advice about what I’m purchasing. One time, a lady stopped me from buying … Continue reading