finally friday birthday edition

happy friday everyone! i love that this is the second weekend in a row we are getting beautiful weather. i woke up this morning and the birds were chirping and the sun was shining during chores. it was the best. even better yet? joe and i took a vacation day. it’s his birthday this weekend […]

sheep update

tomorrow it will be the two week birthday of the bash brothers and almost 4 weeks since boo boo was born. WHAT GIVES BETTY!?! I swear she and that april giraffe are having a stand off to see who can outlast the other. I have never seen a sheep so big and pregnant and cranky […]

white sandwich bread

i don’t know what has gotten into me the past few days. oh i know! my house is a mess. when you are embarrassed to let the mice exterminator into your house because of all the clutter you know you have a problem. even though i’m probably the main culprit here in this household it […]

tv stand issues

i usually do not admit that i watch a lot of tv mostly because i have the most terrible of terrible taste in show. pair that with a fear of moving on to a new show and you have someone who’s DVR is filled with everybody loves raymond, south park and sex and the city. […]

weekend recap the great outdoors

i spent this entire weekend outdoors i think. this is the weekend we’ve been WAITING FOR michigan! i couldn’t believe we were 65/70 all weekend with SUN. it was just what my soul needed. i headed into work this morning feeling so accomplished and on top of things i’m so ready to keep going forward […]

finally friday yard work edition

guess what this weekend is going to be….. 70 degrees and SUNNY! what an absolute blessing because you know what this weekend is also going to be…. yard work weekend! that’s right you heard it here folks joe and abby are actually going to try and have their lawn cleaned up before July this year! […]

apple oat streusel cake

i told you that i have been on a baking kick lately. last night a good coffee cake sounded delightful to me so i decided to whip one up with some left over ingredients from last weekends shenanigans. my mom used to make these banana muffins that were kept moist from baking with applesauce and […]

lamb updates

you guys, farming is no joke and raising the lambs are no exception. books all make it look so easy but books can’t warn you of the emotional roller coaster you hop on once the sheep start going into labor. i know it sounds dramatic but in a way it kind of is. boo boo […]

painted kitchen area

so while joe was out whooping it up with his buddies all over nashville last weekend at a bachelor party i was home slaving away and delivering lambs lol. ok well… i couldn’t sleep one night. and i thought rather than just sit on my computer i will paint the kitchen area (which was my […]

weekend recap farmgirl edition

sorry about missing my post friday. we had some pressing farmgirl issues on the farm. my plan was to get ready, chores and head to a coffee shop before work. i was all set to leave the house by 6am when i went to do chores quick and noticed two tiny black fur balls in […]

Cupcake Toppers and Magnolia Cakes

owning a shop is just downright dangerous. we have the CUTEST line of paper party supplies at the shop. kiddo birthday hats, theme birthday kits (wilderness, mermaids and pirates currently) cake toppers, candles and more. one of my favorite pieces of the collection though are these cupcake decorating kits. they make even the simplest cupcake […]

baby’s first ride

so week by week ultrasound by ultrasound and the more things i’m asked to pee on… this baby gets more real every day. thanks to all of your help yesterday i finally have some direction in terms of nursery. we have the exterminator coming within the week to take care of the mice in the […]