Big Creek Farmhouse Remodel

Papa’s Rock Terrace

I know I’ve shown off Papa’s rock terrace before in this post (beware of sideways pictures again),  but I don’t think I’ve ever shared the story behind it. It was amazing, really, and probably the most needed improvement Big Creek ever had, and one of the most beautiful examples of stone masonry anywhere. Before the Rock Terrace […]

Are Gnomes Real? You Tell Me.

Are Gnomes Real? You Tell Me. After you read my story today, you’ll be asking yourself this question: are gnomes real? I really do believe in gnomes, and I have some very real gnome stories to tell. It’s true. I’ve always believed that gnomes exist, and I even believe I can provide evidence of that fact. […]

Gardening With Rocks, Creekside

I can’t tell you how excited I am that creek weather is coming back!  We’ve already spent a lot of time sitting by the water, the girls and I dreaming about our first splash off the rickety old dock.  With all the rain we’ve had, along with the lingering cooler temperatures, it’s going to be […]

A Tour of My Dressing Room

Farmhouse Interior | A Tour of My Dressing Room If you love a good virtual tour of a farmhouse interior, then you have come to the right place. I’m showcasing one particular (and tiny) room today that just might be my favorite room in our old country house: the dressing room. Need to see more? […]

Porch Floor, and Pictures of Spring

The Porch Floor The porch floor is finished!  It’s perfect.  I just love the look of it, and there’s no more squishy, dirty carpet to deal with. Who’d have ever thought that fixing the porch floor could bring so much joy?  Coach and the girls worked hard on it, and I even pitched in towards […]

We Floored Our Screened-In Porch for Less Than $100!

Well…. we almost floored our screened-in porch.  We’re not done yet, but we will come in under $100 when it’s all tallied up!  Flooring our screened-in porch was the one project we had slated for spring break, and thanks to Coach, a pretty day, and a little bit of child labor, it’s almost there!  Read […]