Bring Some JOY to Your Front Step

Ok so sign number 2 of the week is SO easy.  Anyone can do it – I promise!  Here it is: First get a board of the length you desire.  Next you can stain it if you want.  This would be super cute on a naturally greyed old board though too.   I just used … [Read more…]

A Message From My Good Friend Buddy

Sign, Sign, everywhere a sign…. I saw the sign…. Give me a sign… Signed, sealed and delivered… Ok do you see where I’m going with this?  Or at the very least have I got one of these songs stuck in your head?  Yes… you’re welcome 😉 If you haven’t then  I will just tell you…It’s … [Read more…]

Christmas Countdown

Who still does the holiday paper chain countdown?!  We do! I make them color each strip just to make the project last longer too – I know slave driver right? We usually take a link off every night at bedtime.  Well last night we forgot and my early riser daughter woke me up at 5:00 … [Read more…]

Our First Holiday Porch

It’s Christmas time!!! It’s after Thanksgiving now so I can officially say that without fear (I hope) of someone wanting to punch me.  I LOVE Christmas time.  I’ve been on a decorating high.  We still haven’t got our tree yet – we get a real one so my sensible husband makes us wait until the … [Read more…]

A Family Picture – the Outtakes

I shared some family pictures we had taken this past weekend on Facebook land.  I’ve been wanting to get a nice family picture for forever now.  We take really fun ones of the kids all year long but usually they are just individual ones.  Its that elusive family picture I was after.  So in case … [Read more…]

The Front Porch

You know we have been having a lot of chats on my porch and it has occurred to me that I don’t have my porch on my farmhouse tour yet. So please grab drink of your choice and settle in for a bunch of pictures of the story of our porch makeover. Seriously we took … [Read more…]

A Holiday Season Reminder

The holidays are upon us! I am beyond excited! So as we enter the holiday season here is a good reminder to myself and to any family out there with kids. Adjust your expectations and enjoy the moments as they come. Don’t try to force it. We all have the Norman Rockwell dreams but I’m … [Read more…]

Reading Nook

One of my favorite things to do as a child was to read so I love watching my kids discovering the joy of reading as well. I really want to encourage it as much as I can. When I was younger I always loved to find fun spots to read in. I would climb trees … [Read more…]

Open for Business!

Well as I stated in my very first blog post “hold on to your butts”! The My Inspired Farmhouse apron shop page is open for business. An Apron Shop page is located at the top of the website in the menu list. I’ve never done this before so I am excited and honestly a little … [Read more…]

Apron Announcement!

  I love aprons.   I love how I think of my grandma when I wear one, I love how pretty they are and I love how when I spill all over myself – which I always do ( I guess the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree with my kiddos and their spills) – … [Read more…]