We needed a space to organize our tools, so we made one

Barn, Design, DIY

September 9, 2022

Workshop Makeover & Reveal

DIY Tack Room


What is a tack room? Simply put, it’s the term used for a room in or attached to a stable for the storage and maintenance of riding tack, namely saddles and bridles. In a small barn tack room, one can also display any prizes or honors of the stable in a tack room. This makes […]

Barn, Building, Design, DIY, Our Farmhouse

August 27, 2022

DIY Barn Tack Room


Living on a farm often means that things get very dirty. Our dogs are no exception and in an effort to minimize the amount of ‘farm’ they bring into the house, we set out to build an easy-to-use washing station. In this blog we will show you how to build your own dog grooming station.

Animals, Barn, Design, Dogs, Farm

August 26, 2022

How to Set Up a Dog Washing Station

dog grooming
deer-proof fencing


Want to know how we designed our deer-proof fencing in an attractive debt-free way?!! Come see friends!

Building, DIY Ideas, Farm Life, Garden

May 13, 2022

Building Deer-Proof Fencing


How to create and use a cattle panel trellis. Where to buy cattle panel. Ideas for using a cattle panel trellis.

DIY Ideas, Farm Life, Garden

April 27, 2022

How to Create and Use a Cattle Panel Trellis

Cattle Panel Trellis
stone pathway


Designing a Stone Pathway here are the steps to making this dream a reality.

Building, Garden, Our Farmhouse

April 13, 2022

Designing a Stone Pathway


Fruit trees take some time to start producing fruit, so if you’re buying saplings from a garden store- keep in mind that these trees are probably 1-2 years old. Once you’ve transplanted your saplings into the ground at home, you can expect fruit after about two years, or more depending on the type of fruit.

Garden, Our Farmhouse, sponsored

April 8, 2022

How to Start an Orchard

fruit orchard


We have been wanting to create a showpiece bed frame to finish out our bedroom since we added onto our house two years ago. We have been torn on the look that would most perfectly compliment the feel that we were striving for with this space. Read for for our DIY High End Bed Frame Dupe.

Building, DIY Ideas

February 18, 2022

DIY High End Bed Frame Dupe


Winter Homestead Tasks with Gardeners Supply Co

DIY Ideas, Farm Life, Garden, sponsored

February 14, 2022

Winter Homestead Tasks with Gardener’s Supply Company


Sharing about our DIY barn extension and phases we are living in!

Barn, Building, DIY, DIY Ideas

October 26, 2021

Barn Extension

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