2021, decor, DIY, entry ways, outdoor spaces, outdoors, porches, yard

Back porch refresh: a mood board and a plan

Our back porch currently looks like this: We had it pressure washed and water sealed recently and we haven’t put our porch furniture back on it yet. Currently, it’s a big blank slate. Prior to pressure washing, our porch looked like this: not bad, but kind of boring. I’d like to change up the porch… Continue reading Back porch refresh: a mood board and a plan

2021, farm, garden, green, plants, yard

DIY Raised Beds

About four years ago, my grandpa and I built some farmhouse shutters. You may remember them from this post. I no longer have the window in my kitchen where these were used, and I don’t have anywhere else I’d like to use them. You know lumber is crazy expensive now and I’ve been itching for… Continue reading DIY Raised Beds

2021, farm, floral, for less, outdoor spaces, outdoors, plants, project planning, seasonal, spending less, spring, upcycle

Installing a Portable Polytunnel Greenhouse Part 2

Last week, we shared our new polytunnel greenhouse. We have been working on it, since it is nearing the time we usually start our seeds for our garden. This week, we have begun working on the inside. We just need to purchase a heater and install our irrigation system and we will be good to… Continue reading Installing a Portable Polytunnel Greenhouse Part 2

2021, family hikes, hiking trails, NC, North Carolina, outdoors, parenting, Quarantine, state parks

Socially distanced fun: Weekend Hikes North Carolina State Parks

We found ourselves with a three-day weekend and nowhere to go. Usually, we would go visit family but due to the pandemic, we haven’t. Instead, we have been searching for fun, socially distant ways to get out of the house. And hiking has proven a great way to keep the kids entertained, get moving, and… Continue reading Socially distanced fun: Weekend Hikes North Carolina State Parks

2020, At home, DIY, farmhouse decor, farmhouse style, outdoor spaces, outdoors, Pin-spired projects, Pinspiration, Wood crafts, Woodwork

Scrap Wood Challenge: A Scrappy Grape Arbor

Hi, all! It's been a minute. We have taken a few weeks off blogging and social media influencing to figure out our crazy new lives and schedules amongst the covid crisis. We have missed you all dearly but we are glad to be back online. As you know, my husband wanted me to get rid… Continue reading Scrap Wood Challenge: A Scrappy Grape Arbor