Farmer Franny

Food. Farm. Family.

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I am a really hungry mom and nurse. I love kids, carbs, and sitting on the back porch havin’ margaritas. My food is simple and delicious, made for any occasion. Come join us for food, farm, and family!


THE LATEST RECIPES…with farm and family updates!

  • Crazy Bird Lady

    Crazy Bird Lady

    The rumors are true. I don’t know what else to say. The birds are obsessed with my window and I am obsessed with the birds. But they are driving me BATTY.  Real Problems Here is what is going on: we have a large window with a reflective tint on it. Clearly, they are either seeing …

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  • Berry Clafoutis (Kluh-fau-thus)

    Berry Clafoutis (Kluh-fau-thus)

    What the heck is Claufotis? Clafoutis is a fancy French dessert that is easy to assemble. That’s what it is! It is much like a tarte or a custard with fresh and in-season fruit. Historically, Clafoutis is with fresh cherries but today we are going to use berries. Yay! This recipe was surprisingly easy and …

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  • Summer’s End

    Summer’s End

    Let’s do this again next year!

  • Cast Iron Golden Pancakes

    Cast Iron Golden Pancakes

    Let’s talk pancakes. Crazy as it may seem, I have been working on this recipe for years. Every time I would come up with a recipe, it wasn’t “just right”. Evidently, the kids and I have high standards when it come to pancakes. I think we all love a good, filling, yummy breakfast. Plus, there …

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  • 10 Secrets of a Seasoned Mom

    10 Secrets of a Seasoned Mom

    By seasoned I mean ripe. Ripe like ‘been there seen that’ and probably took home the participation ribbon. Here are my top 10 secrets that have kept me surviving: 10. The bottom of your feet will never be the same. Lego’s and army men that you NEVER EVEN BOUGHT will somehow become embedded in your …

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  • Meet June and My Chocolate Almond Raspberry Trifle

    Meet June and My Chocolate Almond Raspberry Trifle

    Puppies and Trifles Deep in the depths of the summer, it has been…well, interesting. This past week was John’s 17th birthday —hey hey (can you EVEN believe it?)! So instead of a basic cake, we decided on an upgrade to a season-fresh Raspberry Trifle! Also, meet the new Great Dane puppy, named June, the latest …

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  • I said, “Not Today, Satan.”

    I said, “Not Today, Satan.”

    That day. I was grumpy. I thought about how the kids were going to drag their legs to the car; how miserable work will be; how I can’t do something because I can’t afford something else; how I am going to cook dinner with NOTHING left in the pantry, bllah blah blah. About halfway through …

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"Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer." Romans 12:12
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