Restoration Projects

What the chairs looked like originally.What I got into with the seat on the first chair. I pulled out hundreds of tacks and the stuffing was a mixture of what looked like wool and straw.First coats of paint.Just about complete. Seat is finished and dry fitted.I have...

Battling Busyness

We all know what it is like to be busy. It seems like busyness follows us into every stage of life, from our student days, to parenting days, to retirement or even into the child with older parents’ stage. We can all relate to being busy. And business is exhausting,...

Best Quick and Easy Field Dessert

Best Quick and Easy Field Dessert

facebookyoutubepinterestPlanting season is upon us and with that comes field meals. On those long days and late nights of field work, our crew gets especially spoiled with sweets to help them keep going. Of course, those sweets have to be easy to pack, but I hate to...

The Art of Reflection   It’s no surprise that for most of us life is hard. The majority of us are not born into the lap of wealth and luxury, with the biggest decisions we make on a regular basis being what we will wear or which car we will drive. For most of us...

A Farm Love Story

In honor of Valentine’s Day, I decided I would tell a love story in this month’s blog. However, this isn’t your typical “boy meets girl” love story. This is a farm love story. A story about why I love farm life. Now just to clarify (and in case you were wondering) I...

Overcoming Resistance

After 2020, between Covid, a broken foot, and my husband losing all three of his remaining grandparents, I had been emotionally stuck in a rut and really struggled with depression. This created a hesitance to do anything productive, including my art. I got behind on...

What is Beauty to You?

Wow! Where has October went! It feels like it just started and now its almost over. Everyone here at the farm has been running full speed ahead with harvest. The boys are FINALLY getting settled into their homeschool routine and I have been working on things for fall...

Fast and Easy Field Meal Idea

The weather might be cooling off around here, but on the farm, things are really getting warmed up! The kids are back to homeschool, and we are very excited to have joined a homeschool co-op this year. The boys have made some good friends (other farm kids!) and are...

Intro to Realistic Drawing Registration Deadline

In order to be able to order materials and get them delivered before class starts, the deadline for registering for my drawing class (that starts Sept) 2 is August 23. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to drop a comment below, email, dm, or call...