<kbd id='0b0aa2b228'></kbd><address id='0b0aa2b228'><style id='0b0aa2b228'></style></address><button id='0b0aa2b228'></button>

          Favorite Posts
          featured_month4_addition

          DIY House Addition: Building a House From the Ground Up

          Building a house takes many things– tools, patience, several cases of beer, and most importantly,... 
          42953349170_c4b4109f34_k

          Unexpected Adventure: The Lake House Edition

          The last seven years of my life have been?punctuated with unexpected adventures. The farm The donkeys!... 
          45484478081_d4dd89266e_b

          The Lake House: A Tour

          In the middle of prepping the farm for winter, traveling for work, stocking up on hay, traveling for... 
          featured_duck_house2

          How To Build an A-Frame Coop (or Duck House)

          I’ve built a lot of things in the last decade (and definitely a lot more coop-like structures than... 
          New on DIY Diva
          featured_sunset_firepit

          Endings and Beginnings

          Even before I knew how to name it (or identify it) one of the core principles of my life was always to follow my energy….

          November 12, 2019 | 128 Comments | Read the Full Article
          48416262237_67e48aa48a_o

          Garden Upgrades 2019, Part 2

          Let me start by saying that I have had mixed feelings about my veggie garden, pretty much since I put the first beds in six…

          July 31, 2019 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article
          47806027802_d92b827c1e_k

          The Greenhouse Returns

          This thing… I’m not sure if I’ve had a single project on the farm that has brought me such varying levels of joy, frustration, and…

          May 15, 2019 | 11 Comments | Read the Full Article
          featured_garden_2015

          Garden Upgrades 2019, Part 1

          Last year I used the word “manageable” to describe spring on the farm, and, I mean… that’s hilarious. I didn’t know that was even an…

          May 6, 2019 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article
          32545663837_ae1c998518_k

          Lake House: Winter Work and Spring Plans

          Remember how I was on a cabinet building kick a few months ago? My energy level–and that magical ability to knock together a cabinet on…

          March 28, 2019 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article
          33543721068_971b8f868a_k

          Victory Lap: Year Seven

          Can I just start by saying, holy shit… year seven? I mean, what the hell have I been doing for the last seven years? (Besides…

          March 8, 2019 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article
          46027391375_3785a38639_k

          A Girl and her Tent

          Well, technically, it’s really a girl, her tent, and another 30 lbs of gear strapped to her back (while she hikes up a mountain) but…

          February 5, 2019 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article
          46888693962_7edf62dde5_k

          The Big List: 2019

          2018 was a weird year for a lot of reasons, one of which was THERE WAS NO LIST. … I know, right? This farm has…

          February 1, 2019 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article
          31993515197_b18e7c904f_k

          2018: The Year of Getting Stronger

          Here’s the thing. While I like being strong, I don’t think I’ve ever walked into a day (or month, or year) and said, “You know…

          January 30, 2019 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article
          46610711282_be0c7eda32_k

          Wherein I Built Some Motherf*cking Cabinets

          The only appropriate way to follow that title is this: Hell. Yes.? The last weeks of 2018 were nothing short of a gift. An incredible…

          January 8, 2019 | 52 Comments | Read the Full Article
          45470615815_82ec0dc212_k

          The Good, The Hard, and The Half-Finished Window Seat

          Okay, listen, to be fair, it’s a mostly finished window seat. And at this exact moment in time–the moment where I’m on a roll building…

          December 19, 2018 | 40 Comments | Read the Full Article
          45326521904_29fffd4a04_k

          Lake House: Living Room and Other Fun

          It turns out there are good and bad things about the Lake House in November. The bad thing is that it legitimately is too cold…

          November 25, 2018 | 19 Comments | Read the Full Article
          45880847761_5a0b169765_k

          Lake Life and Learning Curves

          The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of big changes, new projects, a very cold learning curve, oh, and snow… Because why not, Michigan….

          November 14, 2018 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article
          45484478081_d4dd89266e_b

          The Lake House: A Tour

          In the middle of prepping the farm for winter, traveling for work, stocking up on hay, traveling for fun, and a few unexpected life events…

          October 21, 2018 | 21 Comments | Read the Full Article
          42953349170_c4b4109f34_k

          Unexpected Adventure: The Lake House Edition

          The last seven years of my life have been?punctuated with unexpected adventures. The farm The donkeys! Almost buying a ton of farmland and then not…

          September 18, 2018 | 32 Comments | Read the Full Article