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Bringing in Spring

While the weather outside is still frightful, I’ve decided to bring spring in the house by using silk flowers. While they’re not my first choice, it’s nice to have some color and the “feeling” of spring in the house. If … Continue reading

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Let There be Light!

After much ado about nothing . . . because we’re in an old wonky farmhouse, the solatube installer didn’t think he’d be able to install the solatube because the garage roof overlapped the kitchen roof. I told him there was … Continue reading

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Welcome Spring?!

While we’re still covered in snow and ice, spring is definitely in the air. The chickens are out of the coop and are walking ever so gingerly over the snow and ice to forage around the farm. Mostly, they’re eating … Continue reading

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Is Winter Over Yet?

Let me start by saying HAPPY NEW YEAR! The holidays were very quiet for us as most of our family is in Canada. We celebrated Christmas day with a delicious ham that Brian made along with all the fixings. We … Continue reading

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Fall Nesting

I’ve been waking up to dark, frosty mornings.  Despite the cooler temperatures, I adore this time of year.  Perhaps because I’m a fall.  As the temperatures drop, forcing me inside, I’ve come down with nesting fever.  I’ve begun looking at my … Continue reading

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Random Foto Friday

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!

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Basement Cleanup – Phase I

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

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Annie Sloan’s New Chalk Paint Color – Lem Lem

The other day I was hanging out at one of my favorite “soul renewal” places, Barnes and Noble, where I picked up Somerset Home magazine.  What caught my eye (besides the beautiful cover) was a feature on Annie Sloan’s new … Continue reading

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A Quilt Stitched in Time

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

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Sharing Lunch with a Friend

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

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