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I want to move to Indiana.

I've been meaning to post about these gals for a week or so, but this week has been crazy busy and I hadn't gotten to it.  And then, they went and spoiled it all by giving me an award!


Technically, I got the award from Whitney at Life's a Highway and Mine's Surrounded by Corn, Heather at 3 Kids and Lots of Pigs, and Leah at Beyer Beware. But there are a few others that I feel are part of the group who has "adopted" me.

It all started with Cris at GOODEness Gracious.  For some reason, she was one of my first followers, and always left the sweetest comments.  So I began following her.  I found out she works in agriculture, and knows all these other women involved in ag, too.  I am new to the agriculture arena, and I have a couple of women in real life that I consider mentors when it comes to farm life, but my new bloggy friends have really filled a void in my life!  It is SO nice to have other women who understand what it's like to have a farmer husband, young children, and the issues that farmers are facing today.   Oh, and apparently they all live in Indiana and know each other in real life.  I'm jealous.

So anyway, some of them gave me this award.  And now I get to pass it on.  Only, the gals I'd like to pass it to are the ones who gave it to me.  And I've given the Sunshine Award to a bunch of my other favorites already.

AND THEN – I got a versatile blogger award from Meg at A Little Knick Knack, too!  I’m so flattered! I mean, she has over 200 followers and a TON of great home and kid projects!

So now, here are 7 things about me:

1.  I am the oldest child and I totally have the typical first-born personality.  Yeah, I'm bossy.

2.  I totally love my students.  Each and every one of them.  For serious.

3.  I wish I were a better photographer.  I'm trying to learn new things in my free time. 

4.  I want to get my masters and I think it would be totally AWESOME to get my Ph. D. someday.

5.  My BFF lives in Ohio and I miss her a lot.

6.  I want to be comfortable using power tools, but I'm kind of scared of them, and I can never remember how to use them.

7.  I like to drink coffee every morning, and I like it to taste like candy.


And now, 15 bloggers to pass it on to…since I can’t come up with 15 that haven’t yet received the reward, I’m linking up to some that I know already have.  If you have received it and passed it on already, DO NOT feel like you have to do it again.  A nice “thank you” will be enough. :)

Friendly Farmer Blogs:

Liz and Amy - Two Maids a Milking

Whitney – Life’s a Highway and Mine’s Surrounded by Corn

Meggie – Hoosier Farm Babe Tells Tails

Cris – Goodeness Gracious

Jane – Going Jane

Megan – Gal in the Middle

Barbara – Frugalista Farm Life

Jeanette – Fencerow to Fencerow

Leah – Beyer Beware

Ott, A – A latte with Ott, A

Heather – 3 Kids and lots of Pigs

Home blogs:

This Fresh Fossil – I just started following this blog today but I love it!  GREAT DIY decor!

Decor Happy – Another new one for me, but I love her room makeovers!

Impatiently Praying for Patience – Love the thrifty home decor projects!

Now, I need to go notify all these gals!  And work outside.  And do some laundry.  And other productive things.

Would you like to comment?

  1. Thank you so much, Katie. We wish you lived in Indiana as we all can't wait to meet you... hopefully, someday soon. By the way, I am the oldest too and a tad bossy and my best friend lives in Ohio too.

  2. Thanks so much for the award!! I don't know much about Indiana except driving through the entire state once....it smelled like poop. The whole state. I am sure it is a nice place to live just not around the certain interstate I drove through.

  3. Thanks, Katie! Consider yourself an honorary Hoosier ;)

    Oh-- and like both you and Heather--I am the oldest too and I have been known to be a little bossy too ;)

  4. Thanks, Katie! I'm so happy you found me (and all of us!) And in the event you do ever make it to Indiana, you better give us all some warning... imagine that lunch date!

  5. Aw, thanks so much, Katie! I'm honored. :)

    I'm loving your blog, too, btw!


  6. I'm so sorry I missed this post. Thanks for the award. We Hoosier Farm bloggettes are glad we found you too!!!!

  7. Thanks so much for the shoutout Katie! I really have enjoyed your blog as well! I am not originally a Hoosier - I actually grew up in central Ohio - went to school in Indiana, met the farmer hubby and have never left! I <3 Indiana! Please visit someday!

  8. Thanks for the mention! We are remodeling a farmhouse too! You are welcome in Indiana anytime!