Homestead Life

Snow!!

So...we were supposed to get a couple of inches of snow.  However, the storm forgot to quit when it was supposed to and we got almost a foot of snow. This is not supposed to happen here in beautiful Tennessee.  We live in the south for goodness sakes! It is beautiful...

I’ve lived in a basement for 17 years!

Surprised?  It's true...for the last 17 years our living room, dining room and kitchen have been in a basement.  A basement with just one small window...can we say depressing? When we purchased the farm, I found a set of plans rolled up on the kitchen counter.  It was...

2016 The Year of Adventure!

2016 looks to be packed with adventure! There is so much happening on our farm and in our lives, I don't know where to begin! Here are some of the adventures that are on our horizon... In just a few weeks, we celebrate our first wedding anniversary! We are making some...

2015 – The Year of Change!

It's hard to believe that we are at the beginning of another new year!  If I had to give a theme to the year 2015 it would have to be the "year of change". So many things changed for me personally in 2015.  I went from a size 18/20 to a size 14! I can't tell you how...

He’s Dragging Me Kicking and Screaming….

I'm talking about my social media guru (aka my son Jeremy).  He's been working here at the farm lately and talking to me about the fact that I'm a social media dinosaur.  I told him I was on Facebook...is there more? Evidently quite a bit more!  So as he drags me...

The Wedding!!

We planned a small intimate wedding at my mama’s home. We invited immediate family and just a handful of friends who had helped to pray us through the last few months. It was a clear, sunny winter day. We were hoping we would be able to get to our cabin on top of the...

The Proposal (again!)

I had to let the Southern Gentleman know where my heart stood and Abba provided the perfect answer. I was poking around on my church's website and found an interesting photo. When I clicked on it, it took me to a song by a group who apparently no longer exists. ...

The Realization

Elijah asked me, with a big grin on his face, "So...how is it going?" I started to answer but realized that I hadn't really taken the time to examine my own feelings.  I'd been enjoying our studies, our conversations and our times together..and especially the...

The Courtship

As we talked about how we could get to know each other on a personal level and explore how Abba might be leading us, the southern gentleman said that his preference was to continue to spend the majority of our time studying the Scriptures but to also begin to have...