Faith, farmhouse, homestead, Uncategorized

Five Year Farmhouse Payoff Plan

I didn't plan on writing this kind of content. But then again, I don't generally plan too much of anything if it has the potential to limit me creatively.  Ya know? I have mixed feelings about public declarations of intent.  I mean, actions are where its at and speak so, so much louder than words.… Continue reading Five Year Farmhouse Payoff Plan

Decor DIY, farmhouse, Uncategorized

DIY Picnic Table Makeover

I posted a picture of our old/new picnic table on IG a few weeks ago and have gotten lots of questions from desperate owners of rickety old outdoor furniture wondering if there's hope after all. If you haven't noticed by now, I'm a lover of all things repurposed and found at a bargain or for… Continue reading DIY Picnic Table Makeover

chickens, farmhouse, gardening, Uncategorized

DIY Raised Bed Garden/Chicken Coop Combo

Gardening season is upon us!  And honestly, after we finished building the house this past October I was so exhausted and just done that I planned on waiting until 2019 to do any big homestead, farmy projects like acquiring animals or gardening.  We can make our plans, but the Lord determines our steps {Proverbs 16:9},… Continue reading DIY Raised Bed Garden/Chicken Coop Combo

chickens, farmhouse, food, Uncategorized

Raising Baby Chicks – The first Two Weeks

I've lived in rural Missouri my whole life, but I've never raised or cared for an animal other than my beloved grumpy cat doppelgänger Poopsie who disappeared or spontaneously combusted or was abducted by the neighbor in 2016. So needless to say I have no idea what I'm doing - but hey, I've managed to… Continue reading Raising Baby Chicks – The first Two Weeks