allegan flea market haul

it is the last sunday of the month and that means the allegan flea and antique market! i get yelled at all the time because it’s technically allegan antique market but to be honest…it’s a hodgepodge. embrace it that just means there is fun to be had by all. if you missed it make sure […]

Otto Craig 10 months

do you know how long “take otto’s 10 month pictures” has been on my to do list? forever. well at least a month. and you know what? he is 11 months in two days. boo. so luckily i actually did take these pics with my friend ashley when he was actually ten months old. granted […]

charleston city map

A while ago now we went on our first family road trip to charleston, south carolina. it was one of the best vacations of our life. it was relaxing, intimate and quiet. everyone was so friendly and the architecture and landscaping were absolutely breath taking. not to mention the shopping was amazing. (read more about […]

June Flea Markets!

here is your roundup of june markets and sales in the michigan, indiana, ohio, wisconsin area. if you have one i missed send it to me here!   Event: Outdoor Living Event Location: Lost and Found Grand Rapids: 445 Century Ave. SW. Grand Rapids MI 49503 Date: June 16,2018 Time: 10am – 5pm Event: Market […]

freckle farm primitives

you know those stores that you stalk on the social sites and dream about going to and shopping. lusting after each product that they post? (come on, it CAN’T be just me). well that was how i felt about freckle farm primitives in la porte, indiana. one rainy morning she posted a white and navy […]

9 years of marriage

if i could tell myself 9 years ago where i’d be today i’m not quite sure if i’d believe myself. did that just make any sense? never in my wildest dreams would i ever think that 9 years in we’d be living out in the country with sheep and chickens and a baby. never in […]

nashville alabama road trip

when our doctor said it was ok to travel with otto we were off! no joke last month we were in charleston south carolina for work/play but this last trip was all vacation and it was lovely. we went on a ten day road trip south and had ourselves quite an adventure. we left friday […]

Want to join my garden club?

long story short, i started an online garden club.  Guys my free farmhand joe and I have been working our butts off in the garden. Sorry to use the word “butt” so early in the morning / week but we have. Literally, my body feels like i just did a biggest loser workout for the […]

3 tips how to find flea markets

it’s summer in michigan and that means one thing.. or maybe like ten things to me. flea market season. (and garden, pool, beach, cottage, farmers market etc season). i’ve been to maybe three or four markets already this summer and some were better than others. one thing is for sure though.. i never have a problem […]

mothers day weekend at the leland lodge

i think we may have started a new tradition for mothers day. or at least maybe i hope that its a yearly tradition. rewind – we were trying to figure out what we wanted to do to for mothers day and thinking maybe hiding out at home or going to pentwater? maybe chicago for the […]

enough of the mommy juice

can i be really real here for a second with you? i don’t know why i’m asking that because that’s honestly all i ever am and strive to be in this little corner of the internet. here is my truth: i am frantically racing against time. i have two jobs, a farm, too many hobbies […]

otto craig is nine months

well mom of the year over here is posting this almost a month late but in my defense these photos were snapped just shortly after 9 months. i think this just further proves my point that time is indeed flying by. we’ve been soaking up the warm michigan weather and playing outside as much as […]