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Vintage Inspired Patriotic Decor

Vintage Inspired Patriotic Decor
Happy Memorial Day! We are so blessed to live in America - I hope we will always remember and honor those who have gone before us and those who co...

House Full of Peonies

House Full of Peonies
My grandma always had a large peony plant growing up and every year I remember waiting for it to bloom. Those delicate and beautiful pink blooms always smelled devine and I’ve been obsessed ever since! Peonies remind me of my childhood and have been to favorite flower for as long as I can remember. 

Facebook Marketplace Find

Facebook Marketplace Find
If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I LOVE Facebook Marketplace! I've been buying/selling on there for years and nearly every room in our home has a piece from there.

Farm Kittens

Farm Kittens
Hobby Farm Update! Did you know we had a farm cat and she had kittens??

French Farmhouse Kitchen

French Farmhouse Kitchen
I love Provencal style and over the years we've worked to bring a bit of France to our country life. 

French Inspired Mother’s Day Gift Guide

French Inspired Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Mother's Day is just around the corner and I have so many gift ideas to share with you! Now more than ever, I believe we need to support fellow makers and small business owners.

Garden Makeover

Garden Makeover
Spring is the perfect time to tackle outdoor projects! In today's post, I'm sharing all about our garden makeover and six easy DIY ideas.

Spring Tablescape

Spring Tablescape
Our Easter will look different this year since we are still under a "Shelter in Place" due to COVID-19, but that doesn't mean we won't be celebrating.

Baby Chicks

Baby Chicks
You guys! We added baby chicks to the farm! We had been planning for months to get chickens this spring, but the widespread outbreak of COVID-19 confirmed our decision. Anyone else planning a victory garden and looking for ways to become more self-sustaining?

Resourceful Garden Planning

Resourceful Garden Planning
Over the last few weeks, we have been adjusting to our "new normal" as our country faces COVID-19. Illinois is currently under Shelter-in-Place and I wanted to share a few resourceful ideas to start your garden planning with items you already have on hand.

Vintage Dresser Makeover

Vintage Dresser Makeover
For years, many DIYers have been turning to various types of paint to transform vintage finds, but have you ever considered sanding?

Preparing for Spring

Preparing for Spring
Happy March! Can you believe that spring is officially only a few weeks away? We have several ideas/projects planned for 2020...