The Pioneer Woman

I'm a former city girl married to a rugged cattle rancher. I write about my transition to country life, the strange personalities of my four young children, and humiliating/hilarious moments from my past. "I'm just plowing through life in the country...one calf nut at a time."

Daniel Day-Lewis Quiz: Wednesday Night!

Some of my favorite movies (My Left Foot, The Crucible, The Age of Innocence, My Left Foot, My Left Foot, My Left Foot…) are Daniel Day-Lewis movies. His intensity is like no other, and he gives every role his all. So this week’s quiz will deal with cover many of his best films! ...more

His One True Passion

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a dedicated Charlie update, and because his life has been so monumentally busy and fulfilling lately, I thought I’d do it now! So what has Charlie been doing? Charlie’s been sleeping ....more

Green Chile Chicken

I made this for dinner last night and it was heaven on a plate. Green chiles are one of my favorite ingredients on earth, and since I had a pile of fresh ones, I decided to roast ‘em and highlight ‘em in a simple grilled chicken dish. This recipe is ultra versatile! ...more

Community Question: U.S. President Readers?

Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the comments. Please respond to this post in the comments, but if you have a question for the community email it to Heather ....more

Early 80′s Music (and MTV!) Quiz: Answers and Winners!

Great job on the quiz, everyone! Here are the stats, answers, and winners! ...more

Homeschooling is Not Just for the Wealthy

By Heather Sanders Today the chimney sweep came to clean the sooty buildup inside our chimney and flue. He also needed to inspect a crack in our firebox to see if he could re-seal it or if it needed replacement altogether; it needed replacement, of course. I asked a lot of questions, and Mr ....more

Early 80′s Music (and MTV!) Quiz: Enter NOW!

Time for the big 80′s music quiz! All questions are based on some of the best MTV music from the first part of the 80′s. ...more

Tomato Tart

My sister Betsy just left yesterday after a nice, long visit and while she was here, we did our share of cooking and eating. And cooking. And eating ....more

Early 80′s Music (and MTV!) Quiz: Wednesday Night!

Over the past few years, I’ve had several movie quizzes here on PW Entertainment…but music hasn’t gotten much attention at all! So this week’s quiz will deal with all the fabulous music from the early 80′s, during the dawn of MTV! Anyone who grew up in the 80′s will have a blast with this one ....more

Community Question: “No Facts” Approach

Community Question is a category inspired by you. Here and there readers write in with questions that are better served by the varied, experiential knowledge of those who read and contribute in the comments. Please respond to this post in the comments, but if you have a question for the community email it to Heather ....more