Gotta Have Faith

Y’all I am just here to tell you somedays my faith stinks….BIG!!!  I am a worrier but I can hide it well.  I can look like I have it all together with the best of them.  I like to be in control.  I like a plan.  I need it all mapped out.  And when this doesn’t happen, I get antsy …

Happy 2019 from the Kirklands

  We closed the door on 2018 and begin our journey into a new year.  Twenty-eighteen was a good year for our family.  I really wanted to kick-start this blog.  I was so excited.  It just didn’t happen!! Life was crazy … coordinating all of our chaos was all I could manage to do. But… We were blessed in so …

#burritolove

Happy National Burrito Day!!! This day is sure to make my family smile – for what better day to make one of their favorite meals…potato burritos!! One of my dear friends introduced my family to potato burritos several years ago.  She grew up in Colorado and told me they were a “Colorado thing!”  It became an instant favorite with my …

Filet Mignon

Happy National Filet Mignon Day!!! Hands down, this is my favorite feedyard guy’s choice cut of beef. Filet Mignon, often referred to as a filet on restaurant menus, comes from a very small portion of the tenderloin making it more expensive than other steaks.   This cut of beef has a very small amount of connective tissue creating a tender, …

Why We Tell Our Story

A few months back, Robby and I had the privilege of sitting down and sharing WHY we share our agriculture story. Today, the magazine article came in the mail.  I am so excited to read it!! “If you asked your children what their dad did at work, what would they say?”   This was the burning question that brought Robby …

Summer Grilling Tips

  July is National Grilling Month. If your like me, you can’t wait until the weather warms up so you can fire up the grill.  I love grilling!!  The delicious smokey flavor that grilling gives meats and veggies.  I enjoy sitting on the back porch visiting with friends and family while supper is cooking on the grill. While most of …

Welcome!!

Our family welcomes you to our new website. It is exciting to share our story of raising beef and kids.  I am Amy Kirkland, otherwise known as #feedyardwife on our social media accounts.  I am a school librarian by day.  When I am not working and chasing kids, I love sharing our beef story.  I hope this is an exciting …