Fixing up an old country desk.

Slowly, slowly things are getting done. I had a list of items I needed for the small room up north at Our Little Red House and I was on the hunt for these items from second hand shops. We have been escaping the city as much as possible and we needed a desk in the…

 Family fun day paper crafts-milk carton barn.

“Every time you sit down to eat…thank a farmer.” Hey everyone. Only two more paper crafts for the summer are left. I can’t believe how fast the summer is going. This craft is a little more complicated but you can simplify it by not adding little barn doors or a hay loft window. Supplies needed-…

May Updates and Favorite blogger posts.

“ You were given this life because you were strong enough to live it” Unknown Oh May!…what a month this was. I understand why the term Mayday represents a international distress call. Wow, did I open up with you all this month or what? I posted a couple difficult blogs that were very personal to…

Sugar cookie cutouts

We are not finished with our Christmas just yet and a Christmas without cookies just isn’t right. So I got out all my cookie supplies to make the family some of their favorites, with sugar cookies being at the top of that list. To get started you will need: 1/3 cup of shortening ½ cup…

Repost-Road trip time

Had to check up on the little red house for the day and as always it was a beautiful drive. How blessed the people are that get to live here. It is what I imagine living in a postcard would feel like. Went to visit the town pond, at least that is what I call…

Chicken update…we got names.

Guess our chickens are French. My daughter decided to give them all French names but what she didn’t realize is that her father had already named a couple of the chicks before her. So here they are along with their personalities.   Bouffi (Puffy) – Seems to be the ringleader of them all. Even when…

A baby pony at our little red house.

Early one morning while we were all sleeping in from a hard day of working like crazy remolding our little red house up north there was a knock on our back door. I am sure there were several knocks before I woke up to check and see who was there. I remember stumbling out of…

DIY_Up-cycle grandma’s old sewing table

I love these little tables, although recently I have noticed, it has been getting harder and harder to find them. If you happen to come across one, don’t get rid of it…they make the perfect little table for lamps, plants or just a place to put your drinks, plus they don’t take up a lot…

Best homemade Banana cranberry muffins

There is nothing that beats homemade anything, at least in my book that is. It just taste better when it comes from your own hands and oven…just wish there was more time to make everything by scratch. These banana muffins have always been a hit in our home, a favorite of my sons growing up,…