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Ginia

My name is Ginia Oehlschlager and I'm a small-town gal from Missouri. Join me as I document my crazy life on the farm with my husband and four kids. I'm always looking for frugal, simple ways to live the life God set before me. Where faith, family and fun come together on the farm.

Always wear boots

All has been rather quiet on the farm lately. Thankfully. Boring is good a lot of times. So rather than lull you to sleep by recounting our recent days, I found a story I wrote back in 2011. Things were much different then in regards to my cattle experience. But […]

A girl and her cats

The other day we had glorious weather. It was the kind of weather that makes you open up all the windows in your house and joyfully clean it from top to bottom. And that is exactly what I was doing when I heard a voice from outside my bedroom window. […]

Kitchen hacks

Food.  Ya can’t live without it. And it seems with four kiddos and a husband (and me) we go through it QUICK! As soon as one meal is done they’re asking about snacks or it’s time to eat an entire meal again. It’s a never-ending, exhausting, expensive merry-go-round.  Homeschooling only […]

Tapeworms

We’ve had sheep for less than a year. Our flock is small, which is perfect seeing as our knowledge about them is so minimal. I’ve read a few books, scanned a few blogs but there is nothing like actually owning and caring for an animal to decide if it’s for […]

Goals – HAZZAH!

Every year I fall into a trap. It happens every August and sometimes throughout the year as well. The comparison trap. Instagram. Does it every time. Mommas post pics of school days starting and shiny new curriculums or whatever and I start believing that I’m not doing it right. It’s […]