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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Currently66°RainTomorrow is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as today. Showers and thunderstorms late.Monday 08/20 100%High 76° / Low 64°RainCloudy, periods of rain. Lows overnight in the mid 60s.Tuesday 08/21 40%High 75° / Low 50°Chance of a ThunderstormCloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High near 75F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.Wednesday 08/22 10%High 74° / Low 53°ClearSunshine and some clouds. High 74F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
- 9:40 PM CDT on August 20, 2018
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Category Archives: Spirit
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I’m feeling extremely grateful this morning that I have the opportunity to live my life on a farm. This farm is a dream come true for us. We don’t take it for granted. Yes, sometimes it’s hard to get out … Continue reading