The war on gnats.. (Won the battle, not the war)

So our kitchen is full of gnats..  Our fresh fruit has become a gang hangout for these little monsters, and there isn't enough room in the fridge to hide the fruit away.  So I had to get creative.. I looked online for any type of way to trap the gnats and get rid of them, … Continue reading The war on gnats.. (Won the battle, not the war)

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10 movies to get you in the Fall mood!

It's finally October!  And you know what that means?  The TV and internet are filled with Halloween and Fall themed movies!  Here is my list of some of my favorite movies to get you in the Fall mood and get you ready for whatever holiday you're celebrating this Fall! (Disclaimer:  I am not in any … Continue reading 10 movies to get you in the Fall mood!

Random acts of kindness from a ‘Random Student’

If you're looking for something to brighten your day, this is it! So this 'Random Student' has been dropping flower bombs all over campus with a note 'from a Random Student'.  This has been going on for a few weeks now with random flowers popping up all over campus.. This one was found last week … Continue reading Random acts of kindness from a ‘Random Student’

What I learned the first week of college..

I learned a LOT about my teachers.. I learned that not every class is going to be fun. I learned that not every teacher is going to be nice. (Not with my teachers, they're great!  But a friends teacher..) I learned why the college allows you to switch or drop classes 1-2 weeks into the … Continue reading What I learned the first week of college..

New four legged addition to the family.

As I was walking to my swing last week, thinking of swinging in the rain (there was only a light sprinkle), I heard something that sounded odd..  A little 'meow', faint at first, but louder as I got closer to the pile of wood we had stacked by the barn. I wasn't sure what it … Continue reading New four legged addition to the family.

And the painting continues..

I've been painting up a storm here on the homestead as I attempt to make this place 'practically perfect in every way'.  To add a POP of color, I decided that the old rusting bed frame that my grandmother had placed in one of the gardens, could use a touch of bright yellow!   Another … Continue reading And the painting continues..

Update on the Homestead!

It has been a BUSY month and a half full of family visits, getting ready for college, fixing up the property, and my first ever trip to the county fair!  I just realized that I hadn't been updating my blog at all this past month and a half!  So I thought I would pop on … Continue reading Update on the Homestead!