Welcome to The Farmer’s Daughter.

Hi!  I’m Cassie.

I’ve thought about starting a blog many times, and I’ve always been a little hesitant. Will people want to read what I have to say?  Do I have anything new to talk about?  Are people really interested in what I’m doing?  After having this conversation on and off with myself for the last year, I decided, you know what – my grandma wants to read what I have to say. 🙂

I give you… The Farmer’s Daughter.


Overalls (used to be) a staple in The Farmer’s Daughter attire.

Let me introduce myself.

I grew up in a small town in northeastern Oklahoma.  When I say small, I mean population 2,000 small.  I lived on a cattle ranch. Weekends were spent working cattle, painting fence, and cleaning barns.  In the summer it was baling hay and spending long, hot days at Grand Lake.  Growing up on a ranch we ate the beef we raised; used eggs from my great-uncle, Punk; vegetables came from my grandparents HUGE garden; and spread jelly on our biscuits made by my great-grandma, Jewel (plum was my favorite).

After high school I moved to Norman, OK, to attend the University of Oklahoma.

Sugar Bowl CHAMPS! Boomer Sooner!

While at OU, I met this cutie.  You’ll be seeing a lot of him.

Cute Husband

Today, in addition to my oil and gas job, I teach Barre classes at an awesome little studio in Moore, OK, called Next Level Fitness and I’m about to start yoga teacher training in February.


Check out the studio at http://www.fitwithnextlevel.com

I’m a part time sugar artist (fancy title for a cake decorator), and a wannabe helicopter pilot.


The Farmer’s Daughter is going to have easy to follow tutorials. I’m going to give you all my tips and tricks to decorate a cake.


I’m pretty good at flying in a straight line, just don’t ask me to take off or land. Who wants a ride?!

My real passion, and the inspiration for this blog is… food.  I firmly believe that what we put into our bodies impacts every part of our lives.  A green smoothie cures my sniffles, chicken noodle soup makes a cold not so bad, and you can’t have a proper celebration without a cake.

A conversation with my grandma became my inspiration.  In pursuit of better health, my grandparents are trying to eat better food: whole, non-processed, fresh, focusing on fruits and vegetables.  Because we live hours apart, this is best way I could think of to share recipes and ideas with them.


Local CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket from a farm in Norman. Eat local and seasonal!

I’m not talking about just healthy eating, I want to focus on eating for your health – mental and physical.  I want to show you how to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your diet; make easy, less processed substitutions for foods you already love; and show you even sweet indulgences have their place.

I’m The Farmer’s Daughter, I love kale… and cake.

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17 thoughts on “Welcome to The Farmer’s Daughter.

  1. I’m not much on veggies even though I know i need to eat them. Pretty much potatoes, corn and green beans are it. Can’t do a green salad more then once a week. I am looking forward to seeing the recipes. Maybe a can find a way I can eat those wonderful things they call vegetables. I will sure to be reading what you have to say.

  2. I, too, am a farmer’s daughter who has been thinking a long time of doing a blog. I grew up in Southeast Kansas and have a home on Grand Lake in Grove. I am sure we could talk! I have spent my life teaching aerobic dance in the 80’s, coaching sports since I was a teenager, leading different fitness classes, and own a karate school. I live in the beautiful resort town of Breckenridge (for business) where I plan to teach martial arts and Essentrics (aka Classical Stretch – the Esmonde Technique). This is a phenomenal program that transforms your body to long and lean quite quickly. I discovered it on PBS years ago, and it still airs everyday in most places. However, I eat horribly! I did give up donuts eight years ago at a karate camp in Arkansas, so I decided in 2014 I could give up potatoes (not sweet potatoes!). Anyway, I am very interested in what you have to share. Good luck! Fellow Farmer’s Daughter from SEK.

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