• Food

    Banana Muffins

    Though this blog’s primary purpose is to follow the design and build process of our farmhouse, as much as I love to cook, food is going to appear from time to time! I hope no one minds! Today I had several bananas turning so I decided to whip up my banana muffins. This recipe is the most delicious one I have ever tried. I have been using it faithfully since…

    March 6, 2018
  • Our Build

    Farmhouse Bathroom Tiles

    As I have said before, we have been planning this build for a long time. Specifically over the past two years since we found our land, we have been working very hard on the design process while waiting for our construction to permanent loan to go through. That is a long time to design! Along the way, we have changed our minds a million times, questioned our decisions and even…

    March 5, 2018
  • Our Build

    What is a Farmhouse?

    Acadian, Contemporary, Mediterranean…there are countless architectural styles to choose from when designing a house. At the moment, Farmhouse is quite popular. You see things labeled "Farmhouse Decor" everywhere you go and antiques are all the rage. Though I am building a Farmhouse, it has absolutely nothing to do with its current trendy status. Since childhood, whenever I envisioned myself in my dream home, it always had a wrap around porch…

    February 28, 2018
  • Our Build

    My Grandmother’s Bed

    Being from a small town in Missouri, ‘farmhouse’ runs through my veins. I grew up out in the country. All things antique, vintage and rustic are what I know. As a girl, we would visit the Rocky Ridge Farm where Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote the Little House on the Prairie books and various one-room school houses in the area, and I would find myself transported to another time and place…

    February 20, 2018
  • Our Build

    Our Floor Plan

    There are 1,000’s of floor plans available online. However, when we went to find one we liked not a SINGLE one fit our needs! I would enter my search criteria in every website that offers house plans and without fail it would come back with "0 found". After several months of searching, we finally realized that we had no choice but to create our floor plan. Without a doubt, we…

    February 20, 2018