Welcome! I’m Teresa . . . the hen in Hen in a Farmhouse Nest.
I’m a Canadian living in the United States who wishes she lived in England. I inhabit a wonky farmhouse with my husband, Brian, our dogs and parrots and a miniature pig. We also care for alpacas, ducks, chickens, a pair of geese, rabbits, goats, and a couple of barn cats.
Jane Austin once wrote, “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort”. I have to agree. While I often daydream of visiting far off places, my heart longs to be at home. Whether I’m inside or outside, I can find plenty to keep me busy and content. I enjoy decorating, renovating (as time and budget allow), gardening, reading, creating, and blogging.
I hope to inspire you with simple farm living as we renovate and decorate our wonky farmhouse; with recipes and projects, and thrift store finds.
So, come on up on my front porch and make yourself comfortable as I offer you a cup of tea and some of Brian’s homemade chocolate chip cookies and let’s chat for awhile.
- barn quilt
- Barn Quilt Trail
- bee hive
- bee keeping
- chicken keeping
- miniature pig
- Queen bee
- Sherwin Williams
- Valentine's Day
- vegetable gardening
Wisconsin State Bird – American Robin
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Welcome to Random Foto Friday where I share some of my favorite moments from around the farm this week. Hope your week was good and that you have a wonderful Easter weekend!
I made it out alive! I know I’m being overly dramatic, but to say I dislike our old farmhouse basement would be an understatement. Because I dislike it so much, whenever I have to go down to put something away … Continue reading
I was getting ready to head outside to do chores this morning when I noticed the sun streaming in through the windows. I love this time of day. When everything is new and the day is full of possibility. I … Continue reading
Today my friend, Eli, is coming to visit the farm. I had contacted him last week to see if he would be available to help me tweak my blog (ie make it pretty). Eli is a master web designer and … Continue reading