Evening Endeavors

Prepping sweet corn for freezing.
We're freezing ... literally, thanks to an abundance of sweet corn. And also because it feels like autumn every morning. Continue Reading

Back to School Bedroom Spruce Up

Tween girl bedroom
The kids went to camp and I spruced up their rooms while they were gone. Because we're a homeschooling family and don't necessarily need to go 'school shopping' for clothes, I shopped for a few room essentials. Continue Reading

Hot and Spicy Giveaway

Spicy Shelf
I've been cleaning and reorganizing the kitchen cupboards. It's not a task for the faint of heart. People place the oddest things in my kitchen drawers. Continue Reading

How Does My Garden Grow?

Bloom where you're planted!
All the world's a stage and the plants? It's players — at least that's how it seems in these parts. Over the last week blooms have burst into being, and colors have possessed a more vibrant hue. Come with me on a little walk around the homestead. Continue Reading

DIY Chevron Headboard

How to make a Chevron-striped headboard
I absolutely love DIY projects and this chevron stripe headboard turned out to be one of my all-time favorites — especially since it's made from lovely, old, aged barn wood from here on the farm. Continue Reading

She’s a filthy, dirty floor

I have a confession to make. I have a love/hate relationship with my kitchen floor. The tiles are comfortably cool in the summer and cold as hell-freezes-over in the winter. Wet, soppy messes aren't a problem, but drop a glass, plate or presumably, a small child, and you're certain to break something. That floor is hard. It's cold. That floor is always ALWAYS filthy. And now I've found a solution ... Continue Reading