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SherelleChristensen
I'm a stay at home mom to four beautiful children. I am married to my best friend, and we live on an Idaho farm. We grow grain and famous Idaho potatoes. I love photography, scrapbooking, sewing, cooking and gardening.
Interests: photography, scrapbooking, and being with my family, playing the fiddle
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Sarah...I am so sorry to hear this happened! I want you to know that it is normal, and has happened to me before. Sometimes jars have weak points, and they break under all of the pressure of boiling. It shouldnt effect your other jars as long as you let them finish processing. Ive had this same thing happen to me five or six times over the years, so dont worry too much about it. Sent from my iPhone
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Our family had the great opportunity to recently visit the U.S. Virgin Islands on island of St. Croix. I guess that farmers have a thing for sneaking away somewhere warm during the winter months. David and his dad were both... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2014 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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I haven't been posting much here lately, I finder harder and harder to find the free time...but I have been working on my Project Life December Daily pages...so here is a look at some of our December happenings... I obviously... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
2013 has been a good year for our family. Here is a look back at our year... JANUARY We happily rang in the new year on our Christensen family vacation to Kauai. Barry and Elaine (David's parents) celebrated their 50th... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
Im so glad to hear you enjoyed the recipe!!! Sent from my iPhone
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Being married to a potato farmer, I cook my fair share of potatoes. They are a staple in our house. This is one of our favorite slow cooker recipes because it is simple, delicious, and it utilizes our famous Idaho... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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I wasn't very good at keeping up with my blog this summer, and since it is cold and snowy outside today, I decided to go back and upload some photos from the month of August. August was a busy month... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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Another Halloween has come and gone...and my kids are getting so big! Grace spent the holiday with her grandparents helping them babysit her cousins. The kids had a fun time dressing up in their costumes. I made the girls and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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There are no words to explain how beautiful this fall has been...the past few weeks have provided so many photo opportunities. The golden leaves, the warm, sunny days...the crunching of leaves beneeth our feet, and the beautiful changing world around... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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As always, the farming season has flown by. Each year seems to go a bit quicker than the past. We finished our annual potato harvest, and it feels wonderful to be done! We couldn't have done it without all of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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I can't believe it's been eight years!!! As all children do, she is growing up too fast! We are so grateful to have such an outgoing, energetic, talented, and sweet little fireball in our family. Happy Birthday Lizard!!! Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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She's sweet and sassy, and everything in between! Happy 7th birthday to the baby of our family! Kate is my little sweetheart and mommy's girl. She is my little sidekick, and I am so thankful for her in our lives! Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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It's been a crazy ride...but all of the canning for 2013 is officially done!!! So happy to have it completed for this year. But more than anything, and I am so thankful that with hard work and dedication, our family... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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I found this delicious recipe via Pinterest, and our family really enjoyed the recipe! If you've still got zucchini coming on every time you turn around, this is a great way to use some up! I also shred and freeze... Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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My kitchen cupboards in August are always covered...in freshly washed garden produce, in home canned goods (that post will be coming soon), ripening tomatoes, or in some delicious creation I've thrown together with all of the produce. The kitchen in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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Last week we got together to make freezer corn. 350 quarts done and in the freezers to last our family through out the winter. One thing down...a hundred to go ;) Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
http://m.allrecipes.com/recipe/13937/pesto This is what I do...and then I scoop pesto into mini muffin tins and place in freezer. Once it sets, I put all the discs in a large ziplock and then they are portioned so I can grab a bit at a time :) Sent from my iPhone
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I realize that the gardening season isn't quite over, but my file of garden photos is growing by the day! These photos were taken over the past three weeks. I think there is nothing prettier (than my kids of course)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 29, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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That photo was taken before I submerged the jars ;) Sent from my iPhone
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If your garden is overflowing with tomatoes like mine, I'm sure you're looking for some information and recipes for preserving them! I've updated my post from 2011 with new photos...it is my most popular post of all time on this... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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Just doing a little catching up. Grace turned 12 years old on the 19th. I really can't believe it! Where has the time gone??? She was excited to celebrate with her friends and a slip n slide party :) Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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The Monarchs have been loving all of the blooms in the garden. The Zinnias are in full bloom, and so are the snapdragons, Cosmos and Sunflowers. I enjoyed photographing this beautiful Monarch the other day in my garden. Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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My garden is producing the fruits of my labor...and I have more produce than I know what to do with! The canning season is here for me, and while I love canning, I also love to enjoy as much of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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The summer is starting to fade...and the end of summer brings our annual wheat harvest. Everyone has been busy trying to get all of the wheat harvested, and the kids and I have been feeding the crew lunch each day,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife
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What an amazing experience. David and I traveled to Kodiak Island, Alaska, recently for a fishing trip with David's parents. It was one of the first times I have ever left my kids...but I knew they were in good hands... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2013 at My Crazy Life as a Farmers Wife