Weekend Reading

Happy Saturday to you! If you happen to notice a hobby farm/homesteader theme here today, you’re absolutely correct. We moved out of our house in town and bought a house with a little land almost four years ago. We have full time jobs and two kids, so we’re a little slow getting our homestead/hobby farm started but we’re finally finding our footing. I thought I’d share some of my hobby farming research with you today.

Country Living: How to Build the Ultimate Chicken Coop

We are in the process of preparing a chicken coop so we can get a few laying hens.

Better Homes and Gardens: Missouri Roots Farm

 

Modern Farmer: Raising Backyard Chickens for Dummies

Gardening Know How: How to use a mini greenhouse

Have a wonderful weekend!!!

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Woo hoo! The weekend is upon us, and it is an awesome one! We have managed to get a few projects done that were looming over us, and I cannot wait to show them to you. I am so excited!!!!! We are spending this weekend just having a blast and enjoying our family.

While everyone else is still asleep, I am out on our patio with a cup of coffee, a tablet, and a stack of magazines 🙂 Here’ s what I’m enjoying this weekend:

  1. Worthing Court: Spring Home Tour  Fellow North Carolina blogger Suzy has a lovely home and I love her home tours. She’s such a talented decorator and everything she does is just beautiful!!

2. Thrifty Decor Chick: Where to buy Magnolia Homes farmhouse style for less!!

3. Creative Green Living: Modern Farmhouse Style Pantry Makeover

 

Apologies for the light posting today, but I am eager to get back to enjoying the weather. Have a wonderful weekend.

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Happy weekend to everyone! I hope you’ve had a great week and you’re doing well.

This week, I spent some time with my sweet girls and my parents, we enjoyed our church, and then we enjoyed an unusually warm week with some pretty weather.

I’m starting off my weekend by sitting on my back porch enjoying my coffee, and the following articles:

  1. Nora Conrad: “Becoming a Proverbs 31 Woman”

2. Southern Living: “10 Shortcuts to an Organized Home” 

3. Country Living: “65 Home Makeover Ideas”

4. BHG: “Bold Home Decorating Ideas Your Mom Wouldn’t Try.” 

Have a wonderful weekend!

 

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Happy Saturday morning to ya! I trust that all of you have had a wonderful week. Just like last weekend, we are getting some things done around our home. I am excited about knocking out some projects around the house and I can’t wait to share them with you.

But first, here are a few things I’m enjoying reading about this morning.

12 Bathroom Organization Ideas by Domestically Speaking 

If you’ve never checked out the blog “Domestically Speaking,” you definitely should. Great ideas and lots of beautiful decor. I could spend hours reading it.

Picky Stitch: 6 Ways to Cozy Up Your Patio 

I am seriously inspired now to go work on our patio. Great ideas!

The Organized Chick: 10 Ways to Organize With Bins

When I get stumped on how to organize something, I go visit The Organized Chick. Awesome ideas, and everything she does looks so lovely! I wanna be like her when I grow up 🙂

Ben and Me: Free Bible Studies for Women

I’m in the market for a new Bible study that I can do on my own, at my own pace. This list has some great ones on it. I’m still researching and looking, but when I find one that I feel is the one, I’ll be happy to share.

 

Have a wonderful week, everyone!

 

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Happy weekend everyone! We have had such a busy but productive weekend already.  Today we are celebrating the birthday of our nephew, who turned two yesterday.

In the midst of the celebrating, I’m enjoying the following reads.

Country Living: Wow Worthy Home Makeovers 

Southern Living: Beauty Products Your Grandmother Swears By

Real Simple: Thanksgiving on A Dime 

House Beautiful: One Room Challenge Reveals 
I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!!

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Good morning! Today we are celebrating the first birthday of this sweet baby girl.

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I am running around like a crazy person making sure everything is done, so I will make this short and sweet.

I am gearing up for Thanksgiving, so most of what you see here today will be Thanksgiving themed.

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  1. Country Living: Thanksgiving Crafts

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2. Southern Living- Make Ahead Thanksgiving Sides

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3. Better Homes and Gardens- Easy Fall Decorating Projects

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4. Real Simple- DIY Thanksgiving Centerpieces

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. I’m off now to celebrate my sweet baby girl.

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This week was a quick and very busy week for us. We are glad that it is over, and we can slow down and take a break. That being said, let’s make sure we take the time to pray for those affected by Hurricane Matthew. Many of us are safe in our warm, dry home, but others are not so fortunate. Let us always be grateful for what we have and in prayer for all others.

This weekend, I am catching up. I’m catching up on some long neglected house work. I’m catching up on some organization projects that have not yet been completed, but that also will simplify my life when they’re done. I’m catching up on some work for my job. Amidst all of those things, I’m also pausing to enjoy my family and enjoy these fine pieces of reading material.

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Country Living: “Inside a 200-year old farmhouse”

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Southern Living Mess Makers: Behind the Scenes

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House Beautiful: Inside Frank Sinatra’s Secret Mountain Getaway

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BHG: Stylish Marquee Projects

Have a wonderful weekend! Stay warm and dry, and be safe!

Here’s a little preview of what’s coming up on the blog this week:

Super Easy Taco Soup
Bathroom Cabinet Organization

Week in Pictures

Outdoor fall tour

A free fall printable

 

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I am so excited that today is the first day of October.  We live in NC, and lately the humidity and heat have really been getting old.  We are spending this quiet weekend at home, resting and doing a little yard work. I’m also reading and enjoying these gems. 

1. Country Living: Best Online Places to Buy Farmhouse Décor

 2. Southern Living: Must Take Fall Trips

3. Cottage Journal: Transform Your FALL flower beds

4. House Beautiful: Best Fall Vacations

5. North Carolina Our State: Fall in Flat Rock

Have a wonderful weekend. 

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I hope you have had a great week. We did, but we had a very busy week. First of all, we had revival week at our church. It was wonderful, and despite some obligations at work, I was able to attend all but one night of services. We were very blessed and uplifted by the revival. If you’re wondering why I didn’t blog much this past week, well, this is why.

Fortunately, I am using this weekend to catch up on some much needed tasks around the house and the blog. However, that doesn’t mean I’m not still reading and enjoying some wonderful magazine articles and posts from other bloggers 🙂

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Southern Living: Fall’s Best Outdoor Spaces

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Better Homes and Gardens: Your Home’s Fall Checklist

Enjoy! I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

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Well, that was a quick summer. On Monday morning, 93 new students will walk in my room and will be with me for the next 180 school days.
I’m excited but nervous. Mentally I’m running down my to do list trying to make sure everything is ready to go.

In the meantime, here is what I’m reading this weekend.

Making the most of your rental’s features 

27 Rustic Entryway Ideas 

How to squeeze extra storage out of your kitchen 

Command Hooks Hacks to Keep Your Life in Order 

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone.

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