Jim Beam Apple Bourbon + Pork = Love for Your Tastes Buds This Fall

By Lauren Schwab In Celebration of National Pork Month, I am sharing some Jim Beam Apple Bourbon pork recipes. I recently visited the Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Kentucky and it was an amazing experience. I encourage everyone to visit and start their journey on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. I learned all bourbon is whiskey, […]

Dirt Under the Finger Nails Is In – A Farmer’s Daughter Tells All…

Dirt Under the Finger Nails Is In – A Farmer’s Daughter Tells All… By Lauren Schwab With dirt under my fingernails, mani-pedi sounds like a foreign language to a farmer’s daughter. Hog slobber is my moisturizer and dust is my veil. Feed bits fill the air as they splatter out of the momma pig’s mouth. […]

New Year’s Eve- Everybody Get’s a Second Chance so Make it Count

By Lauren Schwab As the world counted down ten seconds to midnight, I found myself alone in our farm house watching Taylor Swift on the television with my cat and lifting him up to give me my new year’s kiss at mid-night. Some might argue I am an 65 year-old inside a 25 year-old’s body. […]

Out with the old, in with the new

  The last standing pig hut my dad built in the 1970’s, my brother and my hand prints in the concrete of our pig show barn By Lauren Schwab I remember when my whole world revolved around the thoughts of entertaining other and pleasing my friends. The independent actions I have taken in my early […]

Birthday with Aunt Delena

By Lauren Schwab I celebrated by 25th birthday with my family, boyfriend and Great Aunt Delena (Dee). Stepping through her front door is like traveling through history. Her house is a museum of historical antiques and a gallery of artwork through her talented sewing. Her kitchen is like a cafe in Paris, the perfect place […]