Tea Room Tour

Preparations for Necessary New Year have been so incredibly exhausting. I knew the problem was bad, I’ll admit. But I’ll also readily admit that I had no idea just how bad it had gotten; who knew we had so much stuff?!  Continue reading “Tea Room Tour”


From Orchard to All Out Homestead

The two of us, whether we want to admit it or not, have agriculture in our veins; we grew up on Family Farms (albeit very differently sized ones), it’s what we know, and what we’re good at; it’s in our blood. But more importantly? It’s also something that we both enjoy.  Continue reading “From Orchard to All Out Homestead”

Anna Becomes an Orchardess

My Husband and I have been bouncing ideas around for the last few years concerning our future.  As we reach the halfway mark of our 5 year plan, the drive to really solidify our onward direction has intensified. As of this morning I’m proud to announce that we’ve finally come to a conclusion about it. Continue reading “Anna Becomes an Orchardess”

The Difference a Year Makes

Can you believe we started the renovations on the house? I know it’s been hard for me to imagine it. But while the interior of the house hasn’t changed too much over the last year, some things have indeed changed and I feel like an update is in order now that we are officially past the one year mark. Continue reading “The Difference a Year Makes”

Antique Treasures

There are a number of mom-and-pop antique shops lining main street in the downtown area of our little town. I have memories of Sunday mornings with my father discovering all their hidden little treasures before heading off to the flea market, and they’re among some of my most cherished memories from my childhood. Unfortunately most of them have closed their doors over the years, but a few still remain- a good thing for my Husband and I, too. You’ll never guess what we were lucky enough to find today! Continue reading “Antique Treasures”

Mission Accomplished: Living Room

While I was finishing up the Kitchen, my Husband was starting on the Living room. It was touch and go for a few weeks, however, and we ran into so very unexpected problems that halted its progress for a while; we thought that the Bedroom posed the largest problem for us during renovations… Unfortunately we were wrong. Continue reading “Mission Accomplished: Living Room”