Social Media Numbers Game

(I apologize in advance if this is a long, rambling blog post on social media analytics. I know, the word “analytics” alone is a snore-fest, right? But you see, I’ve been thinking about this subject all day and it’s starting to make my head hurt. However, I decided if I could write down a few […] Read more…

Lonely Gopher in a Hawkeye World?

I married an Iowa Hawkeye fan.  Let me repeat that for emphasis: I married an Iowa Hawkeye fan. This means that sometimes I need to know when to quiet my Minnesota Golden Gopher allegiances and just go with the black and gold. (Always with one caveat – as long as the Hawkeyes aren’t playing my […] Read more…

Turkey Spaghetti Pie | #switchtoturkey #turkeyeveryday #serveturkey

A Meal to Enjoy

I wasn’t going to blog tonight, but I feel I must share with you these two recipes I made today. I took a day off because it’s fall break for schools in Minnesota, and I really wanted to spent the day with my 8-year-old at home. You know – because I figure in just a […] Read more…

My Turkey Family

I was reminded this weekend that I am lucky to have an extended “family” who I also happen to work for as the communications director for the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (or MTGA for short). After 17 years with the organization, it only makes sense that I would get to know many of these people […] Read more…

Hunting in Polka Dot Boots

This weekend I did something I’ve never done before – I went pheasant hunting at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club just south of the Twin Cities with the hubby (“Teacher Man”), my sister and brother-in-law. I’m not a stranger to hunting, but aside from clay pigeon shoots once or twice a year, I haven’t […] Read more…

Maybe I am an AgNerd

Let’s talk about being an “AgNerd,” shall we? Part of the reason I finally launched this blog – a much thought about dream of mine – can be traced back to Kansas City in August. I found myself smack dab in the middle of all these amazing social media rock stars/AgNerds who are on Twitter, […] Read more…

Deep Breath … Here I Go!

So the thing about starting a blog is – I’m ridiculously nervous about it. I want the title to be exactly right and the design to look “like me”. And heaven forbid I actually write the first blog post. Will it be interesting? funny? worthwhile enough for anyone who happens to read it? Of course […] Read more…

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