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2014 Lessons Learned: The Garden Edition

I miss my garden so hard right now, you guys. When the temps in Michigan start getting down to, oh, a million degrees below zero,…

January 13, 2015 | 38 Comments | Read the Full Article

Cantaloupes Do Not Have Legs (And Other Reasons You Can’t Kill a Good Story)

So, it’s not unusual that whole things go on in the big wide world of the internet without me really knowing about it. Most of…

January 5, 2015 | 52 Comments | Read the Full Article

2014: A Bigass List and Other Philosophical Things

Actually, that was a lie. There are no philosophical things in this post. This is mostly just a token update about how I checked all…

January 3, 2015 | 22 Comments | Read the Full Article

On Never Growing Up

You might be under the impression that I am, in fact, a responsible adult. Which is fair… I’ve been under that same impression since the…

December 28, 2014 | 28 Comments | Read the Full Article

What Stubborn Kids Get for Christmas

Yeah, yeah, we all know that nice kids get presents and naughty kids get coal, but nobody ever tells you what stubborn kids get for…

December 27, 2014 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article

Upstairs Bathroom: In Progress

If you thought maybe I was taking a long break from giving you updates on my bathroom because it was finished and I’m spending all…

December 17, 2014 | 22 Comments | Read the Full Article

Ready, Set… Snow!

It’s not actually snowing right now, you guys, nor is it supposed to snow in the next week according the weather forecast, which we all…

December 11, 2014 | 26 Comments | Read the Full Article

Life With Birds

When I first thought about bringing chickens to the farm… well…there wasn’t much thought, actually. I happened to be at Tractor Supply, and there happened…

December 8, 2014 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

Two Ladders, A Girl, and Her Tractor

If there was one unfinished thing on my list that was going to cause me some angst over the winter, it was this… Six 6×6…

December 2, 2014 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Shit I Should Have Done Sooner: Bedroom Update

You know that moment where you get all of your painting gear out, pop the top on a brand new can of paint, and just…

November 30, 2014 | 28 Comments | Read the Full Article

Stories of my Life

So, remember when I was all blase about giving a comprehensive guide to all the things you know about renovating a room? I’m 1500 words…

November 20, 2014 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

Thwarted By My Own Mess

OH HAI. That’s the mudroom of my house. It had been steadily collecting more and more tools and general debris, the further I get in…

November 18, 2014 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

Settling In For Winter

It’s about that time, you guys. I woke up one morning last week and the farm looked like this… That’s definitely snow. A light smattering…

November 16, 2014 | 14 Comments | Read the Full Article

All The Little Things: One Small Room Remodel

The recent bathroom remodel has set me thinking about all kinds of different things. Like how much drywall dust one human can reasonably inhale before…

November 10, 2014 | 43 Comments | Read the Full Article

Trenches & Drywall

First off, I have to say thanks to everyone who read and commented on my post earlier this week, which was a little bit of…

November 7, 2014 | 18 Comments | Read the Full Article