Over the years we have tried to use this platform – our blog, to share the journey our family is taking. This story began as a historic farm restoration, but after three years now on Bryarton Farm the narrative has grown to be about restoring so much more.
When people ask me if we have a kitchen yet, it’s hard for me to explain why the answer is still no. It’s not as simple as it might seem. When you are on a budget and trying to fit working on your house into an already busy life, it can be a bit Read more
Every year we like to spread a bit of Christmas cheer by sharing our first snow with you. There is something miraculous about the effect those crisp white flakes have on our farm. This year’s first snow held many special moments that we will never forget…
If you have been following our Bryarton Farm journey, you know that we have been working on the farmhouse restoration constantly. We have been needing some time away from it all, so we decided take some time to just enjoy being together on a beautiful fall day. We hope that this post inspires you to spend 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…
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