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Carol Posted - Mar 09 2012 : 10:15:33 AM
See the topic "Farmgirl of the Month Record" for a complete record of all the chosen awardees,

Then give kudos and post your chatter here!
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Dreamer42 Posted - Aug 10 2020 : 12:06:18 PM
Congratulations, Nini! Enjoy your special month!

Farmgirl Sister #7038
darlenelovesart Posted - Aug 10 2020 : 10:22:52 AM
Your a very very special person Nini!

Love you lady


Trust in your faith, not your emotions, when it comes to making life’s decisions.
I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
by Frances Farmer
Just. follow God unquestionably Because you love Him so, for if you trust His judgment there is nothing you need to know.


#4943 - March 2013
FGOTM June 2013
FGOTY 2016

ChikinsR4dinner Posted - Aug 10 2020 : 10:05:53 AM
Congrats Nini! It's because you can write notes like the above that you are a great choice for FGOTM. Thank you for accounting for the many talents that exist in the Sisterhood. It is truly an amazing place to virtually be. Enjoy your month!!

In laughter & hope,
Farmgirl Sister #8125
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. -Jimmy Carter
herb19355 Posted - Aug 10 2020 : 09:54:06 AM
This appears to be a honor that you well deserve. Congratulations and Happy FGOTM.

GA Farmgirl #2515
Ninibini Posted - Aug 04 2020 : 6:40:44 PM
Oh my gosh, girls! You are all so sweet! Thank you! Love you all so much!

Marlene!!! So good to see you, sister!!! How could I forget you! You should be nominated for FGOM because of your love of family and family treasures. And you lovingly and selflessly care for others in the most difficult time in their lives.. I think you're amazing, and your spirit is absolutely beautiful. God bless you, sister! Love you!

Dianna.. you should be nominated because you are just such a supportive, upbeat and cheerful farmgirl! You're the kind of farmgirl who makes us all keep coming back for more! Blessings and love to you, sister!

Peggy... OH MY GOSH! I swear you were on my original nomination list, girl! WHAT HAPPENED?! How did I miss that?! You KNOW I love you and just admire you so much. Your faith is just so inspiring, and your love of the Lord always shines through and helps others. You always have such lovingkind words for everyone. And if anyone understands, it's you. Your soul is luminous, sister. Absolutely luminous. God love and bless you.

And Linda Ellestad... Okay, girl, I know you're out there! I miss you! To me you deserve FGOM because YOU were the wood-chip inspiration that helped me get well on my way to the most amazing, loamy, nutrient rich garden soil... I really do credit you with a lot, and I sooo miss our chats. I hope you're doing well. Please know that even today when I walk out into my garden, I think of you and smile. God bless you, dear sister!

And Shannon (hudsoninaf)... Where are you my sister? I nominate YOU because you are just amazing. Strong. Loving. Wise. Kind. Always willing to care and share. Such a loving wife and mother. Your strength and perseverance of heart... You're so full of love and strength... I think in God's eyes your heart shines as the most fragrant bouquet of roses. I think you're simply amazing.

And Sherone (sherone_13)... You, too.. I love reading your posts. You are a very special lady indeed. Your love of family, your strength, your cool finds.. Anna Pearl's Attic used to be one of my favorite blogs to visit! It's been a while... I hope you're doing well. You deserve only the best, because you ARE the best!

And Karin (craftingram)... You are a gifter of lovingkindness and encouragement, especially through prayer. Your gentle faith and covering of prayer has brought so many of us through some very difficult trials, and I can't begin to tell you how much those prayers have meant to me, personally! God bless you, sister! Love you!

And Carol... The glue that holds MJF together, moderator extraordinaire, problem-solver, question-answerer, friend to all... What would we do without YOU, sister?? You ROCK!

And Meg... Creative Queen... Recipe Guru... Farmgirl Style Specialist... You lead us to higher farmgirl heights! Simply Sunshine!

And I wonder... Does anyone know what happened to...

Annika? God, I love Annika. Miss her so much!
Marilyn Edmund?
Carole Morris?
Linda Terry?
Joyce Hein?
Joey Tilney-Hughson?
Mary Beth aka "Okie Farm Girl"
Diane Van Horn?
Brenda Wheeler?
Candida Southland?
Sue Feely?
Anne Erickson?
Patricia Nickols?
Beth Jones?
Marcy from Tiverton?
Becky Wood?
Tammy Burger?
Deborah Horne?
Michelle & Ashley Cox?
Jill Skane?
Mary Balega?
Kathy Morris?
Margo Malcheski?
Sherry Buck?
Debbie Main?
Coaloha? (always loved that name)

If you're out there girls, I'm sorry... Ive missed you so much, and haven't gotten to really get through all the posts to catch up... You all will be FGOM to me!

And let's remember our dear Ruth Yarbrough, Portia Troupe, and Linda McMillan... Three of the most loving, caring, giving, talented, cheer-filled, sun-shiney farmgirls who are now forever FGOMs shining down on us from Heaven. How blessed we are to have known them, to have learned from them, to have shared with them, cried with them, laughed with them... to have had our hearts filled by them! We are so blessed to have our farmgirl angels pulling for us on the other side. We miss you, girls. We love you. We are grateful for you!

I am grateful for ALL of you, my farmgirl sisters! God bless you, every one!

Hugs -


Farmgirl Sister #1974

God gave us two hands... one to help ourselves, and one to help others!

MaryJanesNiece Posted - Aug 03 2020 : 1:51:41 PM
What a fantastic choice! Nini you are an amazing choice for Farmgirl of the Month! I love having you as a Farmgirl sister and miss not hearing from you as frequently. I think of you often. I hope you have an amazing month and are filled with so many memories and joy. Thank you for including the rest of us in your special month. You truly are amazing.

LadyInRed Posted - Aug 02 2020 : 10:45:01 AM
Nini...You are a Wonderful Pick...any day, any month, any year!!! CONGRATULATIONS! So, Happy for you!!!! Hope you have
a Fabulous Month!!!

Love, Hugs, and Joy In Jesus,

Farmgirl #1326
Member since Feb. 2010
Dec 2011-Farmgirl of the Month
Aug 2018-Farmgirl of the Month

Red Tractor Girl Posted - Aug 02 2020 : 05:49:51 AM
Congratulations, Nini!! You have been a wonderful friend and inspiration to all of us over the years, Thank-you for all of your love, good humor, encouragement, and friendship you have extended to so many of us over the years. It is people like you who help keep us all stitched together during difficult and joyous times! I love hearing about all of your “craziness”, as you call it, because it gives me such a laugh and helps me normalize my own craziness!! Enjoy your special month and sending you extra Farmgirl Hugs from Florida!!

Winnie #3109
Red Tractor Girl
Farm Sister of the Year 2014-2015
FGOTM- October 2018
katmom Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 9:36:08 PM
Oh sooooo Happy for you sweet lady...
Enjoy your month and thank you for sharing your heart felt love and friendship with us.
Oh, and I saved ya a seat,, lets kick it and celebrate your month


Happiness is being a katmom and Glamping Diva! &

suny58 Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 5:31:30 PM
Oh how wonderful a choice Heather! I'm so happy you had a wonderful blessed month and now the blessings are passed on to Ninibini! Huge congratulations and hugs Nini! Praying your month of August is the bomb!!

Farmgirl #7103
FGOTM January 2018
"Blessed are they that see beautiful things in humble places, where other people see nothing." Pissarro
nubidane Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 4:27:30 PM
Oh Nini!! So sweet, and yes, you are Sally Fields! That was the most beautiful Oscar speech EVER! Love you!
MBurns Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 10:40:56 AM
Best wishes mini. Hope you have a great month. Enjoy.

Farmgirl friends are fun.
Ninibini Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 10:40:41 AM
Oh, HEATHER! THANK YOU, DEAR FRIEND!!! Lisa (Nubidane) texted me a little while ago (now, last night) telling me I’d better get on MaryJane’s Farm because I was just named FGOM… I thought for SURE she was mistaken. I haven’t been able to post like I used to, and it has been months! But when she told me it was you… I knew. My heart became very warm, and tears formed in my eyes. This is just such a wonderfully sweet thing you have done for me; such an HONOR. Thank you so much for thinking of me. I had my “Sally Field” moment, cried for a little bit and then sat down to figure out just what to say. I started typing, woke up drooling down my cheek. Lol. It’s been a long day. Every day has been lately. When I fall asleep, I fall asleep hard, what can I say? And Heather… I did get your email this morning. I cried again. I don’t know why you chose me, sister; but I am so thankful.

Here’s the thing: this Sisterhood is just the most amazingly special gift. God bless MaryJane for bringing us all together, and God bless all of you, my sisters, for all you have done to help me through this insanely unexpected time in my life. The amazing thing about this sisterhood is not only the amazing women who inspire us, but also the true friendships we make that last. The best friends are the ones who, no matter how much time has passed, you can pick up right where you left off, and it’s as if time stood still. That’s how I feel about you, Heather… About ALL of you, sisters! We are all so blessed to have each other... So blessed to come together like this.

And yes, I truly agree with you, Heather, and believe this honor is something every one of us should have – how COULD we pick just one? So, I was thinking... let’s let THIS month - August - be a SPECIAL month about ALL of us…


A month to celebrate those of us in the forefront, and those of us whom God alone sees…all alike…

because farmgirls are just simply amazing. Period.

Pretend it’s not “my” month.. but ALL of ours.

Please take a minute and “nominate” your Farmgirl of the Month of choice. Tell us what it is that makes her special in your heart, and then we can all celebrate her this month, too!

Love and hugs –


In no particular order - and I am sure I will add to the list as it comes to me - I nominate:

MaryJane… Do I really need to say why? How can we possibly encompass all that you are to us in just a few words… You’re THE Farmgirl, and we love you! (Can I get an Amen?!)

Heather (nndairy)(again)(LOL)... because of your loving dedication in all she does and to all those she loves, because of her strong will to persevere, because of her heartfelt kindness, love and generosity. You're such a sweetheart, so willing to share, so kind and thoughtful and warm-hearted. Such a loving, gentle soul. I just love and adore you, sister!

Lisa (Nubidane)... because you is a wealth of canning and fermenting knowledge, because of her love of her dogs, because of her common sense and wisdom… because of her faithfulness to friendship, and knowing how to make me laugh on a daily basis! I don't know where I would be without you! God bless you, my dear friend. Love you to bits! (I still can't believe you knew that joke! LOL!) (And OMG! Bella just received Annie's gift! She is so excited! Thank you both!!! LOL!

Darlene R (darlenelovesart)… because you have been the most faithful friend, prayer warrior/partner and farmgirl sister, full of encouragement, always thinking of others, always sharing a good word, always celebrating life and loved ones. And your faith is rock-solid awesome. Love you! God bless you!

Darlene (Healing Touch)… because you are just that: a healing touch to the heart of all of us. I love reading your posts, you have sent me some of the most precious gifts, and I have received a lot of strength and love from you over the years. You are an amazing woman of faith and grace. I love you, girl!

Krista (MaryJanesNiece)... because I love your spirit, you’re an awesome Mom, and you have amazing love and inner strength. You GO girl! God bless you! I wish I had had a PINCH of your spirit when I was your age! WONDERFUL things are ahead for you, I just know it! You always warm my heart! Love and hugs to you!

Denise (levisgrammy)… because I find you to be like the cool, still water on a hot summer’s day... surrounded by beautiful trees, singing birds, chirping birdies and beautiful flowers. Always full of peace, always full of kindness, always full of love. You are simply a blessing, sister! It is a blessing and joy to know you and have you in our lives! Warm hugs and lots of love to you!

Maddie (fille de ferme)... because of your gentle thoughtfulness and kindness. Sister, I still look at the lovely little sparkly Madonna and Child card you made me every single night and smile and think of you. It’s right there, still hanging from my bedpost. You're always in my heart. I love it, and I love you for it! You're awesome!

Starletta (Star-Schipp)... because you were such a great prayer partner, and because you are so informative and love sharing your knowledge. I’ve learned so much from you! And you just happen to have the coolest name, ever! Love and hugs, sister!

CJ... because of your kind heart and strength in perseverance; because of her amazing aprons that save my clothes, hold my clothespins, keeps me from losing my cell phone on a regular basis, and keeps me and all the young ladies in my life connected. We don’t need traveling pants – we’ve got CJ’s aprons! CJ - You're the best, "cous," and I love you dearly!

Gracie (Katmom) – because, well, Gracie, you’re the epitome of farmgirl spirit. Full of laughter, full of love, full of putting things in positive perspective. So thoughtful, so full of surprises. You are hands-down the most delightful farmgirl in the barn! The coolest camper in the glamper. Farmgirl purrrr-fection! Love you, girl!

Nicole (Texdane), because you’re simply amazing in all you do, and your love knows no bounds. You enjoy everything farmgirl, and when you jump into something, you do it with both feet, not holding your breath, just waiting to grab the splash. I think you’re amazing, and am truly blessed to be able to call you friend. Love you dearly!

Sara (YellowRose)… because you truly are a Yellow Rose of Friendship. You teach and share from the most loving, deepest places in your heart and we all are better farmgirls because of you! Love you, sister! God bless you!

Winnie (Red Tractor Girl)… because you are the Ambassador Farmgirl of Farmgirls. You love apples and autumn, so you have me right there, LOL. But you’re also a wealth of knowledge, a welcoming heart, a farmgirl extraordinaire. So kind, so thoughtful, so generous. We all just love you!

Julie (Treelady)… because I Have just learned so much from you, and because you always have just the right thing to add or say. You're just a wonderful blessing to all of us! Love and hugs to you!

Connie (naturemaiden)… because you are so generous and kind hearted! I have learned so much from you, and have been so inspired by your posts! You are such a blessing to this sisterhood. Love and hugs to you, sister!

Nancy Gartenman (Nancy Gartenman)… because you are the decorator extraordinaire, and you have the most incredible things to show us on a regular basis. You always have fascinating things to share. Plus, it’s because of you that I have some of the neatest Mary Engelbreit things! LOL! Love and hugs to you, sister!

Sharon (Calicogirl)… Haven’t seen or heard from you in a while, girl, but you’re recipes are to die for, and you are just such a sunny delight full of faith and friendship! Miss and love you, girl! (Still make your maple pork roast - a family favorite!)

Vanessa (Audra Rose)… Because you inspire me with all you share and do! I love all your amazing finds, and your big, beautiful smile when you share them with us! You're beautiful inside and out! Love you, sister!

Marilyn (Marilyn Hartman Sullivan)... Because if anyone loves and understands and knows how to touch the heart of another sister going through trials, it's you, girl. God bless you! Love and hugs to you!

Marilyn (Edlund33)… because you hold such a special place in my heart. You ARE cheers! Hugs and love to you!

Debbie L (Blessed in Colorado)… because you are such a great cheering section for all that we farmgirls do. You always support us, you always have the kindest words. You’re awesome! You are farmgirl love incarnate! Love you, sister!

Marie (Churunga) because you are so creative and you can make anything cool. You're an inspiration with all you do... Love and hugs to you!

Hannah (GinnyBelle)... because, even though I don't know you yet, I will... And I know we're going to just be the best of farmgirl sisters! Love and hugs to you!

I know I am forgetting people… And I am so sorry… Please do not feel left out or hurt… Please forgive me! I will add you as soon as I get it together… Please bear with me. It has been a long time and my mind can’t work anymore! I need tea! LOL!

Hugs and love -


Farmgirl Sister #1974

God gave us two hands... one to help ourselves, and one to help others!

HealingTouch Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 10:14:52 AM
Congratulations Nini! Hope you enjoy your month and bask in the love your sisters extend to you. God bless you!

Be Blessed and Be a Blessing,
Sister 1922
October 2016 Farmgirl of the month

John 11: 35 Jesus wept.

When Satan's knocking at your door, just say "Jesus will you get that for me?"

When it gets to hard to stand, Kneel!

levisgrammy Posted - Aug 01 2020 : 03:38:06 AM
Heather, Nini is a wonderful choice for FGOTM. She is has the Farmgirl spirit for sure and is a blessing to many as well as a dear friend.
Nini I hope you enjoy every minute of your special month. Big Farmgirl hugs!

Sister #43~1/18/2007

"I am a bookaholic and I have no desire to be cured."

"Home is where we find comfort, security, memories, friendship, hospitality, and above all, family. It is the place that deserves our commitment and loyalty." William J. Bennett

"Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path." Psalm 119:105
GinnyBelle Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 7:02:10 PM
Congratulations, Nini! :)

Farmgirl #6994

Sunshine Mixed With A Little Hurricane
darlenelovesart Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 4:54:20 PM
Aww that is a wonderful choice, Congratulations Nini! On being FGOTM FOR AUGUST 2020!

Keep safe and well!

Love and blessings. Darlene

Trust in your faith, not your emotions, when it comes to making life’s decisions.
I have learned that to have a good friend is the purest of all God's gifts, for it is a love that has no exchange of payment.
by Frances Farmer
Just. follow God unquestionably Because you love Him so, for if you trust His judgment there is nothing you need to know.


#4943 - March 2013
FGOTM June 2013
FGOTY 2016

nubidane Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 4:53:36 PM
Perfect choice Heather! Nini is a beautiful person and a dear friend, not to mention the epitome of Farmgirl-ing!
Red Tractor Girl Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 4:22:48 PM
Congratulations, Nini as our August FGOTM!! I hope you have a wonderful month full of smiles and fun!! Sending you big Farmgirl Hugs from down here in Florida!!

Winnie #3109
Red Tractor Girl
Farm Sister of the Year 2014-2015
FGOTM- October 2018
fille de ferme Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 3:16:29 PM
Oh ! What a wonderful choice , Nini, a beautiful gal, inside & out.
Congratulations Nini, Enjoy your month

YellowRose Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 2:22:51 PM
Nini is a great choice, Heather. When she can she joins us on the Farm Kitchen thread. I always look forward to her posts.

Sara~~~ FarmGirl Sister #6034 8/25/14
FarmGirl of the Month Sept 2015. & Feb 2019

Lord put your arm around my shoulders & your hand over my mouth.
nndairy Posted - Jul 31 2020 : 1:49:23 PM
Thank you again Dianna for the blessing of being July FGOTM. And thank you to everyone for helping me to have a wonderful month. Your kind words and gifts mean more to me than I can say.

Each and everyone of you deserves to be FGOTM for the amazing women that you are. I am so lucky to have found such a wonderful group of women to call sisters!!! Since I can only choose one to be FGOTM for August I'm going to name Nini Betters (Ninibini). She isn't on here as often as she used to be due to life pulling her in other directions but she's touched my heart and I want to shower her with the farmgirl love you have all showered me with.

Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month

"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
nndairy Posted - Jul 20 2020 : 1:46:40 PM
Darlene - thank you so much for the sweet mug rug filled with tea and the adorable cat and cow buttons!! I've never been to the Pocono mountains, but the post card sure makes me wish I was there. It looks beautiful. Are you close? And thank you for the pickle recipes. I can't wait to try them out.

Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month

"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
nndairy Posted - Jul 20 2020 : 08:00:14 AM
Thank you MaryJane for the book on safely removing pests from your yard and garden, the queen bee necklace, the certificate, and embroidered fabric(I'm thinking it'll make a wonderful apron pocket.) The card is super cute too - and yes, I can feel the love LOL!!!

Julie - thank you so much for the old fashioned cow postcards. I really like the purple cow one (purple is my favorite color). I would have never guessed it was an ad for apples of all things!

Thank you Terri and D. I am having a wonderful month.

If my camera was working I'd share some pictures of our two latest calves. A super cute jersey heifer I named Magnolia and call Maggie. And a gigantic bull calf. I might see if my mother in law will let me borrow her camera.

Farmgirl Sister #4701
September 2014 Farmgirl of the Month

"The purpose of life is to enjoy every moment" - Yogi teabag
ChikinsR4dinner Posted - Jul 14 2020 : 12:23:04 PM
Congrats Heather! What awesome pics of your moo ladies!!! Thank you for sharing - and hope you have a great month!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

In laughter & hope,
Farmgirl Sister #8125
It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honor nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever. -Jimmy Carter

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