Renovations by Rookies // Part 1

We suddenly found ourselves submitting an offer for a little farmhouse that needed a LOT of work. “Are we really buying a Mini Farm? What are we doing?!” We said back and forth to each other. Enjoy our story of how we found and purchased our ancient little farmhouse, with some before and after photos of the exterior renovations.

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Country: What we’ve come to love

It turns out, this whole owning land thing is a lot of work. Almost every one of our weekends (if not our days) is full of mowing, watering, cleaning chicken coops, pulling up dead plants, planting new plants, weeding and pruning the garden, blowing leaves, laying bark chips, and chasing our dog down the street. That’s just the outdoors…

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What We Didn't Know about Chickens

When we first moved into our little farmhouse we thought, sure, maybe someday we will get some chickens! And then two weeks later a friend was looking for a place to re-home 6 grown, fully laying chickens. Just so we can laugh at ourselves a little bit, I thought I’d share some of the things we learned as Chicken Rookies…

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