Farmgirl Inspiration

Hello March, it’s nice to see you.  January and February can be the very hardest time of the year for farmgirls.  We have our gardens, our farms, our animals, our preserving, our home making, our crafting in the fall in anticipation for the holidays, we have our cooking, and our entertaining, and our pleasant fatigue. …

Creating a Vision Board

Originally posted on DancingWithFeathers:
It might look like just a few poster boards, glue sticks, and piles of magazines.  But there is power in deciding, creating, drawing out for the universe, and manifesting what you want your life to look like.  To take that power back!  To not let society or past notions dictate your…

Living Space Makeover in Poem- Part 1

Oh my, there’s clutter and  everything galore There are Christmas boxes all over the floor I have books aplenty and furniture too I love all my beautiful things, this is true Vibrant plants fill the places fighting for sun An inspiration ignited has begun Trying to find my husband in all this stuff But getting started…

The Brave and Joyous Path of the Authentic Self

Originally posted on DancingWithFeathers:
Living as our authentic self.  Re-finding our true spirit.  Beyond the “I am’s” and the perceptions, tapping into that inner spirit of self. So many years or decades of being told by person or society or self what you are.  Who you are.  What you can be (what you can’t be.) …

Our New Farm Life

These late summer days have found a familiar rhythm that I once knew, only this time it is less rushed. My gardens in this climate are amazing and the height of the weeds is pretty astonishing too. Once I could no longer find the corn stalks I donned my clippers and headed into the mess […]…

The Return of Farmgirl School

That’s right, Folks.  From small town urban farm to prairie homestead to friend’s houses to apartment living while farm dreaming to….our own homestead.  One that we own.  As we approach the four year anniversary of Farmgirl School, how fitting to start it off with a bang.  A new farm.  An urban farm.  Watch as we search, find,…

The Leaf’s Exhale (graceful transition)

Originally posted on Medicine Wolf:
It twirled down and danced across the grass in Grand Jeté .  Glistened by the street lamp, I thought it a tiny bird but its golden splendor curled and stopped among the still green blades, an autumn leaf in exhale.  I envied its vivacity. I suppose I have allowed myself…

Home; a Tale of Before and After

Originally posted on Medicine Wolf:
I hit the antique stores along south Broadway when I was twelve.  An old Coca Cola tray was my first purchase.  I would redecorate my room and take pictures.  My love affair with decorating began.  One of the greatest compliments I have ever received was from a young woman visiting our home. …