Some Beach, Somewhere…

The past few months I have been daydreaming of sunny Cancun, Mexico during my hard workdays on the farm. I was fortunate to have a vacation planned with friends to a resort. This was a first to me, never had I been on a long beach vacation. As a farmer, it’s all work all the […]

YEE YEE to a New Year!

By Lauren Schwab As 2015 came to a close I thought about all the experiences I had, people I met and opportunities I have been given for the future. I appreciate how Granger Smith reflects on the goals he accomplished in 2015 and how the experiences he had exceeded his expectations. Most importantly he expressed gratitude […]

I Kissed a Dolphin in Grand Bahama!

By Lauren Schwab I made my piglets a little jealous by getting some kisses from dolphins in the Bahamas! My mom and I crossed off going on a Grand Celebration cruise to the Bahamas and swimming with dolphins on our bucket list. It was a magical experience. We swam with 38-year-old mother Kayla and her […]

Heaven is Close in the Country

By Lauren Schwab Driving through the country can put all the chaos of my day at peace, even if for a short while, I am lost in the wonder of the earth and endless pavement available to me. I have yet to explore this vast country, but just where I am in my corner of […]

Farm Girl With Curls in the Capitol + George Washington’s Pigs

  By Lauren Schwab I had the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. with the American Agri-Women. We toured Mt. Vernon, George Washington’s home and farm. This was spectacular to see. We had a private tour of the farm and crops he typically grew. Washington was known for his love and success in agriculture. We […]

Farm Girl With Curls Travels Back To 1989 With Taylor Swift

By Lauren Schwab From Dallas to Chicago to Oklahoma City to Gatlinburg to Louisville to Washington D.C, I have loved living the traveling life so far this year. I love living in hotels and creating memories only made on the road. I get a high from seeing the world and not one trip goes by […]

Farm For Thought

By Lauren Schwab I sit here unmotivated after a days work. What will my life become? What does God have in store? The moscato wine goes down smooth in a mason jar as my cat sits on my lap purring. I’m dying. We all are. Time is precious. I want to live like I am […]

“Things That Matter” by Jean’s Boots Are Made For Talking

Today I want to share with you a blog post that touched my heart and reminded me to reconnect to the things that matter or should I say disconnect from those things that don’t. Jean’s Boots Are Made For Talking wrote this blog at: http://jeansboots.blogspot.com/2015/05/things-that-matter.html She writes: “What are the things that matter? Well, I can only start […]

I Won the Money

By Lauren Schwab We often desire what we can’t have and what we think will be the solution to our problems. Sure going to Vegas, winning the jackpot and finding true love sounds like a fantasy. It will stay a fantasy until we work to make our desire a reality and it’s then we often […]

You Define Success – Naked Eating Cheetos or Clothed in Riches

By Lauren Schwab To Ron White, this may be success, or at least getting paid to make people laugh telling them about it. Marie Forleo inspired me to think about how I define success. It can be easy to compare ourselves and accomplishments or lack of to others and society’s idea of what being successful […]