Though open concepts are the name of the game these days, that’s just not what works in this 197 year old farmhouse. I have always felt, and still do feel, that a formal dining room is a bit of a luxury. A separation from the kitchen, where let’s face it, the company always ends up […]
Every year when January rolls around, I start pouring over my gardening and seed catalogs and begin planning my garden. It’s like, Christmas is over, let’s go straight to spring. But alas, it doesn’t quite work that way, yet in the meantime during the winter months I wait, I have something to look forward to.
Have you started to plan out your garden yet? Are you anxious to get planting and doing a little garden dreaming? You’re in luck because it’s time to sow seeds now for growing leeks.
I’d like to thank whomever designed the basic utility slop sink. Why, you ask? Because the basic utility slop sink is the perfect blank canvas to apply a great design.
Tired of your dingy looking slop sink? Let’s customize! Here’s how to customize two different utility slop sinks for your inspiration!
I’m getting down to business and opening everything up to show you tons of before and after photos, and to share with you how to organize your tools.
And who doesn’t love a really good before and after?! I’ve got one today that just could make your jaw drop with our before and after tool room reveal.
If I had a nickel for every weird quirk the 1820 has, than I would be rich. True, so true, old homes have it going on, with the odd and unexpected. There’s an odd almost-mishap that maybe I brought on myself?? I kinda did, and it has to do with our old refurbished farmhouse sink in the kitchen.
If you ever have a problem with your kitchen sink pipes freezing, I have a quick tip how a heating pad keeps pipes from freezing.
Come on in and see!
For Valentine’s Day this year, I thought we could celebrate ourselves. With such a rough and heavy year we’ve all gone through, I wanted to take a minute to remind you that you are special. You’ve made a difference not only in my life, but in many, many others. For some, last year left a pit in our stomachs, and a heavy feeling of loneliness. That’s why, it’s time to celebrate ourselves and be our own Valentine! Let’s do something nice for ourselves that will make us feel great, and uplifted! Are you with me?! Like, let’s rock on with our bad selves!! Here are 5 of my suggestions!
We’re going on four years of having backyard chickens, and we’re still really enjoying them. They’ve become our pets, really, each one with a little personality of their own, and like any pet, they’re always happy to see you.
Living in the Northeast, winters can be brutal and being prepared is paramount. Good chicken feed, along with keeping a flock block in their coop for them to peck at as they need is always a good idea. Having said that, we don’t add a heat lamp or extra heat source to our chicken coop.
There’s a little extra upkeep when taking care of chickens in the winter. However, here is why we don’t heat our chicken coop in the winter.
Cook with Brooke is a bi-weekly video series focusing on one featured recipe each episode. This week, we’re celebrating Mardi Gras with Muffulettas.
Come on in and watch the latest episode of Cook With Brooke!
How often do your drains, kitchen or bathroom, get clogged? I have a couple quick tips how to unclog these drains naturally. Does hair or guck get caught in your drains? Maybe another question I should ask is, how often do you shower with water filling around your feet? Chances are that your drain is […]
Recipes and game day favorites for the Super Bowl. I’ve got you covered for favorite game day foods. Around here, the Superbowl is just an excuse to eat comforting bar food. Well, let me adjust that: Sean is all about watching the game from beginning to end, but us other three are kinda like, whatevs. […]