Halloween Extravaganza 2017

TweetHello everyone!  Its been a while since I’ve popped on here.  I’ve been trying to catch my bearings from a busy summer.   Truthfully I’ve felt that I’ve lost a little wind in my sails  (thank you low b12 and iron :/)  and sometimes it’s good to step back and focus on what you’ve got on … [Read more…]

Small Changes in a Small Bathroom Make a Big Impact

TweetSometimes people joke with me when they see pictures of the farmhouse and say “I want to come live with you!”  and I always joke back,  “Ok but I’m warning you there’s only 1 bathroom!” Old houses are super packed with charm but they can have some challenges too.  We are lucky ours doesn’t have … [Read more…]

A Sunday Funday

TweetToday was a good day for a good day.  It really was.  We had our last day of Sunday School for the year followed by church and a potluck.  I love me a good church potluck.  A huge spread of comfort foods and bars just like the ones grandma used to make.  And best of … [Read more…]

The Scoop on Our Coop and More

TweetSo here’s the scoop on what’s been happening in my little world the last couple weeks.   I’ve built more in the last 2 weeks than I have in months!  As the name of the title implies – yes it includes a coop (no not a mini coop car unfortunately but a chicken coop which … [Read more…]

April: Chainsaws and Sewing Machines

TweetI think I have a new motivational quote.  When life hands you fallen trees, make a campfire.     April consisted of many nights of trying to make a dent in cutting up the numerous fallen trees from last summer’s big storm.  As a result we were able to have our first campfire way earlier … [Read more…]

March Family Service Project – Comfort Bags

TweetWhew! March flew by!  We spent some time visiting with family this month and the rest of the time trying to get over the stomach bug.  I didn’t want this month to escape however without sharing our latest family community project in our year of spreading the love.  This month we decided to make “comfort … [Read more…]

Screendoors and a Farmhouse

TweetNothing says farmhouse more than an old screen door. So you can imagine my excitment when I discovered my grandma’s old enclosed porch had not one but TWO old screendoors.  One was not in the best of shape but my dad suggested I might as well take both – and that’s all the convincing I needed. The only thing I hadn’t … [Read more…]

Lessons From A ToothFairy

TweetSome people who read this next post may give me a big collective “duh – how did you not know that!?”  But I feel like I really need to make this public service announcement to all new parents out there who might be as naive as I once was.  If this changes just one parent’s life … [Read more…]