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A Day to be Thankful

Thanksgiving started as a holiday where families came together to share a meal and celebrate all of the things they were thankful for in life.

Home Is Where You Make It

Before the work I put into the house preparing for showings, I assume any tentative buyer would have walked through the door and called the police to report we had been robbed and ransacked.

This Planting Project Was Made Possible In Part By My Own Frugality

Finding a suitable location to plant the seed cloves was going to be a challenge during what may become the wettest year on record.

FIXER from the ground UPPER

Brittni and I looked at one another and an image of the room with new cabinets and countertops, a large white farmhouse sink, and a kitchen island with a range and overhead hood above flashed through my mind.

A Rooster’s Tale

Roxette, who I soon realized would have been more suit to the name Roxanne, found her way over the four-foot fence the day after she was moved in. I came home from work to find her and Johnny strutting through the tall grass behind the pen.

Let’s Get Started

With the lack of an actual “Farm” at this time, Brittni and I have decided to establish ourselves in a way that our current space allows.

Picking Precious Pumpkin Memories

The aroma of hot, fresh popcorn and warm apple cider tempted our senses as we walked in and perused the selection of home made wreaths, ladders, and rustic decor.

Peace Amidst the Chaos

Although I find peace in it, watching chickens for relaxation seems equal in insanity to taking a yoga class with a goat on your back.

How I built a new chicken coop by up-cycling FREE building materials!

Not knowing much about raising and caring for chicks, we did the reasonable thing and got 10 of them.

The (Strong) Smell of Success

The man explained the methods used to grow garlic and explained the business model surrounding it. As my father retold the ways of the garlic farmer, I became intrigued to do some research of my own.

Willow Creek Farm

High Altitude Homesteading

Great Rivers Imaging

Ideas for places to visit in the Midwest

Stewart Creek Somethings

Life on the family farm

Country Heart Spark

Inspiration for inner strength beyond the farmer