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If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee…

If we were having coffee I'd hug you big and thank you for meeting me out in the hustle and bustle of holiday prep!  Then, I'd ask how you're doing and what your plans are for Christmas (if you celebrate) and ringing in 2016?  I'd then tell you that we're planning to stay home for at least the next week…
Sky Blanket – Completion

Sky Blanket – Completion

You guys, after all of the tracking and counting and working on this blanket for over a year in order to document 365 days of our gorgeous Northern New Mexico skies, I truly couldn't be happier with the result! Not only is this simple blanket beautiful and so very warm, but it represents tiny moments taken every single day of…
Sky Blanket – The Final Stitch

Sky Blanket – The Final Stitch

It took 378 days, countless skeins of yarn, and about a bazillion hours... But after waking up at 2:40 this morning (heavy with the weight of my job and too much stress for the night to hold), I finally finished my Sky Blanket! And so, with the sun still hiding behind the mountains and two 10 hour work days still…
Farm Wedding Prep!

Farm Wedding Prep!

This post could also easily be called, "Now I Understand Why People Elope!" ;-) Two short months ago, when we finally decided to get married and set our date, we didn't think much of the quick turnaround. Instead, we thought: We are doers. We are facilitators. We are badass DIYers. We've got this! So we made our guest list, printed…
Sky Blanket update

Sky Blanket update

I've decided that I need to stop setting myself up for failure by taking on huge projects with multiple steps that take forever to complete and leave me feeling frustrated and unaccomplished. As I mentioned in my previous post, frustrated and unaccomplished don't jive well with my personality type at all. Case in point: my 365 Sky Blanket. First, I…
Farm Photo Friday – Three

Farm Photo Friday – Three

Happy Friday, Happy June, and Welcome to our third edition of Farm Photo Friday! I am so very excited to have 10 gorgeous shots to share with you today from 10 awesome Farmers! To be honest, I had a really hard time deciding on which of my own photos to use this month since there have been so many changes on the farm…
Sharing the Homestead

Sharing the Homestead

I am honored to have Kathie from Homespun Seasonal Living on the blog today!  Not only has been an inspiration to me for years in relation to general homesteading, but she is incredibly thoughtful, kind and creative!  Today, she's sharing her top tips for sharing the homestead because...well...who doesn't like to share their wonderful home grown, home made goodies?!  And…