wannabe country chic

So, I have a confession to make.  I am no longer obsessed with craft blogs.  Crazy, right?  I know! But, it's true.  So very true.  First off, I don't have the time/money/space for crafting, let alone reading about it...  And secondly, I just don't care anymore.  I feel like I've entered a new chapter in my life.  Rather than flying high with all the craftistas, I'd rather be getting down and dirty.  As in, I want to plant a (potager) garden and live off of the land.  I want to get back to my roots...  Nowadays I am obsessed with the homestead revival.  I want to live on a farm, not in a boutique.  I want to make homemade yogurt and can peaches, not monster cookies or robot popsicles.  And I want to raise chickens, not divas.
Meet Ginger and Rosemary!  Such clever, cheeky names for such cute chickies ;)
"The Homestead Revival™ Mission: is a challenge for readers to get back to the basics of living closer to the land through homesteading, strengthening the family through homemaking, and building community through sharing [...] to inspire women to joyfully embrace being a keeper of the home and educate the next generation in homesteading skills while encouraging them to adopt these principles as their own."

Never has any other mission statement resonated with me so strongly. I can feel it deep within my bones, and I believe in it with all my soul.  It has shaken me to my core and I can feel of its influence in my every thought and action.  This is my home and I intend to keep it and make it what it should be.  And it is here where I find joy.  *B


  1. Yogurt is so easy to make, and so much better than store bought. I taught Ryan how to do it and now he makes it instead of me. So if he can do it so can you.
    I would love to live on a small farm too. With chickens, goats, a cow, a garden, etc, etc.
    What are you going to do with your chicks once they get bigger?

  2. Can I have some eggs? haha, I've told Nick I wanted chickens, not only does our hoa not allow it, I think our dog might eat it. ;)


You're currently in the process of making my day. So thanks for that! *B