When I used to hear the word “whitewash” I would think of watered-down white paint (which I love also!). Now, I think of an amazing way to coat a chicken coop and add mild antibiotic/mite protection as well. The whitewashing technique I’m referring to is using hydrated lime. This coats the inside of the chicken… Read More How to Whitewash a Chicken Coop
I wanted chickens as soon as we bought this property but with so much to do and so many pepper trees to cut down it seemed like we would never really get “The Farm” on Crawford Family Acres started. Then Easter came and a friend brought 5 Rhode Island Red chicks to our Easter party… Read More The Farm: Chickens
I recently gave birth to a new little farmhand. A chubby, cute, boy farmhand. Farmhand boy will compliment farmhand girl very nicely. With our new little one, my husband and I decided that it was time for me to be a 100% stay-at-home mom. I was actually pretty spoiled as a working mother as I… Read More How I can be a Stay-at-home Mom
Well, I think it’s about time I introduce the centerpiece of my kitchen. I told my husband that I didn’t care what else was in the kitchen as long as I had THIS sink. The Kohler Vault Apron-Front stainless steel sink. If I wasn’t already in love with my husband and family, I would say… Read More Stainless Farmhouse Sink, the Centerpiece of the Kitchen
In honor of Thanksgiving, I took a break from the remodel for an hour and made some holiday yummies! So what makes a pumpkin pie a “farmhouse pumpkin pie” you ask? Well it s easy! First, find yourself a farmhouse. Then, bake a pumpkin pie inside of it! There you have it: Farmhouse pumpkin pie 🙂 I’ve… Read More Farmhouse Pumpkin Pie
I am obsessed with reclaimed wood usually in the form of old pallets. My mom’s birthday was this month so I decided to take a break from the remodel to make her an old looking sign. Supplies: 1. Computer/printer 2. Pallet (or some type of reclaimed wood) 3. Black and white paint (whatever kind works, you… Read More Reclaimed wood sign
Well a lot has happened over the past month but I’ll just talk about my love for our new inside paint color! Gray is definitely the new beige. If you follow any of the home TV channels you may have noticed as well. While beige used to be the neutral everyone ran to, it has… Read More Gray is the new beige
One of the biggest issues this house had was a big hole in an exterior wall. Along with this huge hole was old termite damage and rot on the wall and joists supporting the house. I think this issue scared a lot of people away from buying this home but not the Crawfords! Apparently, we enjoy… Read More Hole be gone!