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
At the beginning of a new year everyone’s mind turns thoughtfully to changes they want to make in their lives. So we wanted to start 2017 off with a look at the biggest life-changing decision we ever made—moving across the country to fix up an 1800s farm as a studio for our artistic ventures without knowing 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…
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 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.
This week we are continuing the Spring Farmhouse Tour series with a look at the master bedroom. Learn a few tips and tricks for creating a light and bright farmhouse style bedroom on a budget. Plus we have a big surprise for everyone who loves Bryarton Farm…
Even though we live on a lil farm, our favorite family retreat is a farm B&B. You might think we are crazy, but we feel completely at peace and truly ourselves in a rural setting. There is just nothing like the pastoral views and simple pleasures of farm life. So join us on our family vacation Read more
It is hard for us to believe, but our little baby just turned 11 months old! That means it’s time to start planning the big 1st birthday party for Avonlee Rose. This post is going to be the first in a three part series chronicling the process behind how two artists give a party. We hope Read more
Love letters have always been a way for people to stand outside of themselves and better express their deepest emotions. Something happens when pen touches paper. The feelings that you found hard to say face-to-face suddenly explode onto the page when released by ink rather than voice.