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The first thing I packed for our trip this week (snacks don’t count – those were obviously first) were some new home books for the plane. Whether you’re looking for a little bit of education, a good read or just a stunner to flip through on your coffee table, I put together a list of […]

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We are not planners. I’m not kidding – We booked flights to Iceland once and our only real planning was to bring one of those old school fold up road maps of the entire country incase we lost GPS signal. We didn’t even book our lodging until a few days before we left. (I know, […]

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It’s our first Friday Five and we’re super stoked to get these babies started! Things are always moving at the farm and February is no exception. Today we’re talking about some of the biggest steps we’re taking to start turning the house into a home this month. 1. Mechanical – Heat, heat baby! It’s no […]

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What started as a little Instagram page to update our families on our farm reno pretty quickly gained some attention that we never expected in the crazy world of the internet. One year, 200 posts, 12,000 followers and over 92,000 likes later here we are. In the spirit of our gram-aversary (yep, that means Instagram […]

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Michigan Farmhouse Renovation

I have to start off by saying: the photos in this post don’t evennn kind of do justice to the chaos of what our property originally looked. Not. Even. A. Little. If you would like a little bit of visualization though, I can tell you in the first weekend we became homeowners we collected 17 […]

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After Hours Farm

One thing that we didn’t know when buying the farm (not that we had any idea what we were getting into at all), was that we were going to acquire quite a bit of artwork. Not just any art work: graffiti in every room of our house… including the exterior… and the carpet. Our house […]

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After Hours Farm

Guys I swear, it’s not as bad as it looks. Okay, it’s pretty bad – but the bones aren’t too shabby! Our first weekend of demo at the farm we had freezing rain all day and had to actually cut a path through the world’s largest hedges to be able to get inside. So far […]

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A few people have asked what we were thinking – I’m not totally sure I can explain that one, but I would like to give you a little insight into this beautiful mess of ours. One year and eight months ago Sean and I were headed to babysit my nieces. I headed out a little […]