Enamelware Coffee Pot Fall Farmhouse Centerpiece

Enamelware Coffee Pot Fall Farmhouse Centerpiece I took a few days off from working on new projects since my mom is visiting. My daughter had a few days off, so she came over to grill burgers for us.  She came over another day and made biscuits and gravy.  Any day is a good one when someone else does the cooking!

DIY Scripture Sign Be Courageous: Chalking Series Project 12

DIY Scripture Sign Be Courageous: Chalking Series Project 12 Yesterday was my firstborn son’s birthday.  It’s hard to believe that it was 28 years ago that I became a parent for the first time.  I feel kind of sorry for him because he was a bit like a guinea pig teaching me everything I didn’t know about being a mom. He survived though and grew into a wonderful young man who now has a beautiful wife. His favorite Bible verse {Read More}

Mountains Are Calling DIY Chalkboard | Chalking Series Part 2

Mountains Are Calling DIY Chalkboard This isn’t so much a project as it is a story. Let me start by saying I’m not usually a raving lunatic. Usually. My son was at the theater with a friend.  My husband had just gone to bed (he goes to work crazy early in the morning). So I decided to go into my workshop and make a chalkboard. Just me, myself, and I.

Fall Farmhouse Decor: Chalk Couture Vintage Truck

Fall Farmhouse Decor Part 3: Chalk Couture Vintage Truck I’ve been working on several Halloween projects, and the one I’m going to show you today I’ve been dying to do.  But honestly, I was a little nervous because I thought I might mess it up.

DIY Bee Projects, Crafts & Snacks: National Honey Bee Awareness Day

DIY Bee Projects, Crafts, & Snacks:  National Honey Bee Awareness Day The third Saturday in August (tomorrow) is National Honey Bee Awareness Day. Who knew bees have their own day!  I didn’t.  I Googled something and stumbled upon that fact. Now, some supposed national days are pretty stupid in my opinion.  For instance, today is “I love my feet day.”  Now, I do love my feet.  But I don’t think it requires a national day.  Do you?

Easy DIY Galvanized Farmhouse Style Bucket Planter

Galvanized Farmhouse Style Bucket Planter Life in farm country has its ups and downs depending on the weather. The situation around my farmhouse has been looking grim for the last several weeks because of the severe lack of rain.  

Visiting Family +10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas

10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas to Renew Your Space We got home from helping our son and his wife move to New Mexico almost 2 weeks ago and I’ve been meaning to share a few photos ever since.  I also have a great round-up of farmhouse style decor ideas because I know it’s fun to update the look in our home with fresh ideas.

Vintage Style Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor

Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor Make this easy Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor for your front door or as vintage style wall decor. We have a large flower bed in our front yard along our gravel road, mostly filled with irises and peonies.  I rarely show it on the blog because it always needs weeding and looks messy.  Ain’t nobody got time for weeding! But I’m going to show it to you today because my peonies are in full bloom and they are {Read More}

The Best Farmhouse Style Decor on Amazon

So today I was shopping online on for a room we’re giving a makeover to (more on that soon!) and, as usual, I started out looking for practical items and ended up looking at

Magazine Features in Country Sampler Farmhouse Style and Homespun

Some time between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I had the pleasure of being featured in two magazines.  Normally I’d share that with you right away while the issues can still be found on the newstands, but I was going to therapy three days a week until Christmas and trying to finish my shopping.  So those features were forgotten about until my mom discovered the magazines in the bathroom! The good news is that one of the issues is a special edition of {Read More}