Well hello again! It has been quite a long time since we last got together. It wasn’t a planned hiatus; it just sort of happened with all kinds of changes going on. We welcomed little Alayna Marie Hart near the end of May (biggest blessing ever), I resigned my teaching position at school, and HartLand [...]
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Monica’s Chicken Coop Update￼
We did a blog post last year called “What Came First the Chicken or the Egg” that wasn’t about chickens at all. It was about choosing paint and fabric. This time, however, we’re actually talking about real chickens. So...what came first, the chicken or the egg? Even if you’re not a backyard chicken enthusiast, you [...]
Can You Decorate Your Bathroom?
Ever since I pulled my blue and white bedroom together with accessories, a rug, and drapes, I’ve been itching to finish decorating my master bathroom. How about you? Do you largely ignore your bathroom or do you decorate? Read on to discover why you should not skip decorating your bathroom! Why You Should Decorate Your [...]
How to Style Your Master Bedroom
Hey there, dear readers! We hope you’re enjoying the first few official days of autumn. How’s the weather in your neck of the woods? Here in Gettysburg we’re still having warm sticky days, but our evenings are noticeably cooler. As long as it isn’t too chilly to enjoy the porches, it’s all good! This week [...]
The Case for Slipcovers: Why Slipcovers are the Best
Hi there! Monica here! Today, I’m going to wear my teacher’s hat for a bit and do a little exercise with you that I hope you find both entertaining and informative. Why Slipcovers are Awesome Reasoning: Why you Need Slipcovers Choosing Slipcovers: Where can I get Slipcovers for my Couch or Chair? How Much do [...]
The Reveal: Our Completed Pool House
Should We Get Chickens?
Monica here! We’re going to take a short break from our usual format and ask you, dear readers, for information. We would really appreciate your feedback, tips, and any information you can provide about raising chickens. I Want Chickens! Cheyenne Doesn’t. Brittany is on the fence. People seem to be all over the place opinion-wise [...]
Refurbishing Our Antique Butter Churn
Your Guide to Kitchen Storage
One of the most common complaints we hear is this: “There isn’t enough storage space in this house!” It’s almost a shout. Is that you? Is this especially true of your kitchen? Today we’re going to discuss the importance of having adequate storage space for all your kitchen essentials. When we built our Four Gables [...]