• farm,  garden

    Another clean slate for planting

    It’s that time of year again! The buzz of bees, mosquitoes and lawn mowers. Not to mention weed eaters, tractors and rototillers. But the unspoken question in the air is… what to plant in the garden this year? The garden is…

  • coffee,  farmhouse

    Fresh Outlook

    Ahh, Springtime and sunshine. Now that we are moved into our freshly remodeled kitchen, the Spring weather has arrived to brighten our spirits even more! These lovely fresh daffodils are from the front yard. And my husband reinstalled the awesome…

  • farm decor,  farmhouse

    5 Steps to a Closet Door Makeover

    I came across this do-it-yourself project from HomeTalk and had to save it for future use. My 1970’s farmhouse has a bazillion of these bi-fold closet doors throughout, so this makeover is calling my name! The doors especially need a…

  • farmhouse,  remodel

    Lordy, this remodel is taking too long

    Ah, Lordy! The contractors finally finished our kitchen at about 8:30 Friday night. It wasn’t the first late night with this kitchen remodel, but we didn’t expect it to be on schedule anyhow. I mean, does a remodel ever go…

  • farm,  farm chores,  tractor

    Horse poop discovery

    Last weekend, while I was tractoring (yes, I created a new verb!), I hauled several loads of horse poop compost to the garden for fertilizer. During one of my loads, I dug a little too deep under the poop, and…

  • farm decor

    Farm House Kitchen Remodel

    Once you embark on a remodel project, there is no turning back. You must endure the demolition, the construction noise, the dust and the inconvenience… no matter how flippin’ long it takes to complete! But why does it always seem…

  • farm decor,  gift shop

    Your own Rustic Farm Chick gear!

    Look at this new line of “Rustic Farm Girl” logo merchandise! You can shop for a wide variety of useful gifts – from home decor to clothing and accessories – for that Farm Girl in your life! Shop now with the…

  • farm,  farm chores,  garden,  tractor

    Spring Garden Prep

    It’s that time of the year again! Bright green grass is sprouting up everywhere on the farm, which means it’s time to break out the bright green tractor and do some spring garden preparation! It may have snowed one week…

  • farm,  sunsets

    Spring Sunset

    Here is a spectacular sunset from last night! You wouldn’t know it had snowed here about an inch that same day.

  • farm,  farm decor

    Demo reveals harvest gold countertops

    We began demo on our farmhouse kitchen, starting with the countertops, and look what we found underneath! These are [obviously] the original counters from the 1970’s. Faux leather counters in Harvest Gold…ewwwww!! That look is actually back in style, in…