DIY Build: Saddle Stand

Hi DIYers, This project is geared for the Horse-Back Riders out there. Or for anyone looking to build a handmade gift for a horseback-rider: a DIY Wooden Saddle Stand, with storage to keep some saddle cleaning supplies and/or other small...

Chicken Coop Hatch Door

Here’s another Chicken post! After the coop and run were all built, my top complaint was that our Barred Rock, Ophelia, would jump up into the coop while I had a door open to clean, refill water, food, etc, and...

Front Door Facelift

For the past few weeks, Eric & I have been working on repairs & updates to my rental property, since it’s between tenants now. Here I wanted to share one of the major transformations, and how some sweat-equity can save...

Scenes Around the Homestead

This morning was a cool and foggy one. A few scenes around the Homestead this morning…. (learning to use my new camera 🙂 )      

The New Homestead

For nearly the past two months, I’ve been moving into my new home (and getting the old one rented out). A 1.75 acre peaceful retreat. Nestled in a peaceful country setting but not too far from work or town.  There’s...

Building A Garden Fence

Hi all, This past weekend’s project is out in the yard- building a solid garden fence! I say that because my little corner of the yard did have a fence, but my dog leans on it all the time, it’s...

DIY Build: Farmhouse Coffee Table

Hi Friends, My project the past two weeks has been building a new Coffee Table for our Living Room. My inspiration and guide is one of Ana White’s Plan here: http://www.ana-white.com/2012/07/plans/rustic-x-coffee-table

Chicken Coop Modifications

It’s only been two months since the chicks moved into their coop and run, but I’ve already come up with things I want to change to make it better.