If you don’t follow me on instagram you might not know why the blog has been so neglected. Like a family of squirrels preparing for the coming winter we have been working nonstop to get siding patched and painted, windows restored, and gut more areas to pave the way for the structural repair team coming Read more
We have been asked the question over and over: “Why don’t you have a kitchen yet?” The only real way to answer that question is to tell you the story of what has happened. Our inexperience, financial issues, noncommittal contractors, exhaustion, and an ever-expanding list of required repairs that have to be done before the kitchen Read more
For Camdyn’s 4th birthday party we knew that the perfect location would be the Deanna Rose Farmstead. Cute farm animals, impeccable 1800s inspired design, and hands-on activities make it our favorite place to go as a family! So come join the party and get a tour of this incredible venue…
In today’s fast-paced life handmade invitations might seem crazy, but we think putting time, creativity, and love into invites is worth it! Give your guests something special that shows how much their presence at your party means to you! Get inspired to create…
Though we have now lived 2 years at Bryarton Farm we still get butterflies in our stomachs when we really look at the craftsmanship of our little 1893 farmhouse. That is a sign of true love and I’ll admit we are smitten. So today I am devoting an entire post to showing you the beautiful details of the farmhouse that make Read more
Last summer, we were so excited to welcome our very first Bryarton-born farm animal. A single fuzzy chick was the adorable, yet pitiful part of our first attempt to raise our own “livestock.” As hobby farmers who both grew up in the country but had spent most of our adult life in the big city, Read more
Though we don’t have any cows of our own at Bryarton Farm (yet), I am still inspired by the rural setting that surrounds me and the herd of cows on our road.
Last year on Father’s Day, I wrote about some big ideas that I feel are vital to being a good father. This year’s Father’s Day thoughts are focused on my struggles in balancing work with my relationships to my children.
Sara Jo is recovering from getting her wisdom teeth removed, so today I (Michael) am going to share one of my favorite contributions to Bryarton Farm Art & Design. Though I have been a calligrapher since I was in high school, creating decorative pillow covers for our Etsy shop with hand-lettered calligraphy is a new direction for me. This job Read more