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…]

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…]

A Sunny Sitting Area

TweetSo I have to admit it has taken me awhile to get my house back to normal decor wise after the Christmas season.  I loved my Christmas decor so much and although I was ready to take it down, I’m afraid I got a case of the blahs when I looked around afterwards.    Oh … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls – Week 4

TweetIt’s the last week of my decking the halls series. Actually it’s a day or two early that I’m writing this but it’s like  -40 windchill outside and all the kids are actually staying busy so I thought it was a good time to squeeze a post in.  I’ve had fun sharing my projects with … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls -Week 3

TweetOnly two more weeks until Christmas!! I hope you have all been checking off your Elf lists: making snow angles for two hours, going ice skating, eating a whole roll of toll house cookie dough as fast as you can and then snuggling.  Haven’t quite hit everything on the list?  Don’t worry – there’s still … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls – Week 2

TweetA couple  nights ago my two year old had a rough bed time – we both did.  He was being plain old naughty and I was frustrated and tired.  It was an epic battle and after he finally gave in, he fell asleep holding my hand.  I decided to sit a few minutes to make sure he … [Read more…]

Decking the Halls – Week 1

TweetIt’s Christmas and with that comes a lot of activities you do in excess: eating, drinking , laughing with friends and family, swearing while you try to figure out where you set down your scissors and/or tape as you wrap presents ? – is that last one just me?! Another thing I do in excess … [Read more…]