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FarrrTHUR 27: A Warm and Fuzzy Giveaway

My Farmer wants a pair of these…
… I entered the giveaway for me instead.
Ha!

Today, go FarrrTHUR in the warmest, fuzziest way possible – visit Lisa, a dairy farmer in Minnesota, and enter to win a pair of Holstein house shoes!

Thanks, y’all, for loving on our dairy friends!

Best,
eg

Hostein slippers

Cow Spots and Tales

I think perhaps I’ve been focusing too much on my un-favorite parts of winter this season. I looked back at my past few posts, and they all seem to talk about cold and snow! I promise there’s more to life than the weather during a Minnesota winter — even if it can feel all-consuming.

I enjoy being outside running or doing farm chores on a nice winter day, I go ice fishing with my husband, and I’ve even been known to ski (not well). I don’t let the weather stop me from life as usual, but on winter evenings I do like home activities such as reading or movies — possibly accompanied by tea, hot chocolate, or wine.

But do any of you live in an older house or turn your heat down while you’re away during the day? And it’s positively chilly when you get home at night? If…

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