Life on a Mini Farm

  • Crafts,  Life on a Mini Farm,  Repurposing

    A Handmade Christmas

    Each year, as we prepare for Christmas, we carry on a family tradition of creating decorations for our home and gift-giving. Most of these ornaments are on our ‘handmade ornament’ tree (in the middle). We added the cowboy tree (right)…

  • Life on a Mini Farm,  Remodeling,  Repurposing

    Making Laundry Fun*

    Most of our home is western/rustic, but I wanted to make the room where we spend a LOT of time (sigh…), the laundry room, bright, cheery and a little bit whimsical. When we moved in, the room had a built-in…

  • It Gets Personal,  Repurposing

    Life’s Bittersweet Moments

    He was a private man, my father-in-law. He lived with us on our property since 2016. He could be irrational and aggravating at times; yet, he also supported my (sometimes crazy) business ideas, immensely enjoyed spending time with Larry, and…