Banquette Seating


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We have a tight space in the kitchen that we use as our dining area, and the table and chair set we have now is too big for the space.  Ever since we moved into the house we have wanted to make banquette seating to utilize the space better.


Old dining set in the space

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Poultry Farm Business


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I have a long term goal of turning this hobby farm into a poultry farm business. I never imagined in a thousand years that this would become a business I would ever be interested in, but crazier things have happened.

I would love to run a fully organic farm, but there are so many rules and stipulations that I honestly don’t have the time and money to do at the moment.  However, just like I have been doing with my current chickens, I will feed only USDA organic feed and all the poultry will be pastured/free range. Continue reading

Flooding in January


Last summers flooding issues really put my stress at a whole new level.  Whenever they say rain is in the forecast I get a little anxious.  After this past summer we know that our flooding issue needed to be addressed, and we put it on our to do list for the spring. However, now I’m rethinking this and it has gone to the top of my list of things to do and start working on it this winter.

I took pictures and videos all morning of the flooding as it progressed. This area is out our side door off the kitchen.

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Falling Down Fences/Gates & A Bathroom Window



I was sitting down to start my first blog of the new year, and noticed that I never posted this one from the fall! Not sure how that happened, but hope you enjoy.  : )

We have a lot of fence lines and gates, and they are all overgrown with weeds and falling down.  We never got to them last fall, due to our house being as my daughter called “broken”.  This summer we gave up on the property clean up, and also thought that it would be better to wait until stuff started to die with the season change.


Fence/Gate between the 2 barns.

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