We had a vision when we purchased this home, and part of that vision was to do a complete mobile home farmhouse exterior remodel. We still have plans to do more updating to the front of our home, but it’s come a long way from where it was.
In this series, backyard beekeeping for beginners, I hope to share some important things to think about before beginning the journey into keeping bees. How I Started Backyard Beekeeping I began beekeeping in May of 2018, although my studying about bees began much earlier. I had a desire to keep honeybees for quite a long […]
Changing up your home decor can be as simple as changing out the colors and style of fabric that you use. Learn how to make this vintage envelope hardware nail apron pillow cover in less than 15-20 minutes. Envelope Pillow Cover Tutorial I am definitely not a pro seamstress but I know my way around […]
I love the tranquility and peacefulness of a beautiful shade garden. Come along as I share my favorite low maintenance shade garden flowers. Low Maintenace Shade Garden Perennial Several years ago is when I began to discover my love of using low maintenance shade garden flowers. The front of our home has a very large […]
This delicious homemade ice cream is made with just eight healthy ingredients. You won’t believe how easy it is to make the best sugar-free homemade chocolate ice cream. There is no doubt that we love ice-cream in our home. I have shared one other recipe on the blog, Chocolate Espresso Ice Cream, that is a […]
Is it possible to have a pretty yard with flowers around the chicken coop? With the recent addition of the backyard farmhouse chicken coop, I have added some landscape gardening around the coop. Using galvanized containers and some perennial shade plants, this has become an area to enjoy. Chicken Coop Landscape Gardening Ideas Before this […]
With simple directions, we built a small backyard farmhouse chicken coop. Complete with nesting boxes, roosting areas, multiple doors, a couple of ladders and a beautiful design, our chickens will have the best coop on the block.
I recently decided to put my original matching dining room chairs into storage, and purchased six vintage, mismatched dining room chairs. I lived with them being brown for quite some time, but on a whim, I decided to go for the rustic black farmhouse look that I really wanted on these dining room chairs. I used some black chalk paint and matte polycrylic to get the look I wanted.
I love to hit up thrift shops and even yard sales for a lot of the pieces in mine and the childrens’ wardrobe. Sometimes, I can look beyond what the piece currently is, and to what I can create it to be. With just a few basic beginner sewing skills you too, can take a piece of clothing and up-cycle it into a one of a kind outfit.
Today, I am sharing some photos and a video as the children and I spend a day in the garden. We built a few new raised garden vegetable beds, a new raised flower bed, spread mulch and pulled weeds. Join us for a day in the garden!