It’s Been Awhile….

Lauryn here. I'm back! So it has been a while since I have written. I took a step back in the beginning of March and a look at where I am spending my time. It was pretty eye opening actually. Blogging has always been something that I intended to be a creative outlet. The Vintage Mom was meant to … [Read more...]

Family Room Redo and Feeling at Home

I gotta say, it took this...a family room redo for me to feel at home. And within minutes of the carpet guy leaving, that is exactly how I felt. We moved into our new home in July. We painted bedrooms (the boys and ours) and have done a few things here and there around the house but nothing big. … [Read more...]

The Vintage Homestead: Some New Equipment and Progress

We are at the point where I feel like everything that needed to be done before winter and needed to be bought before winter has been. Now it's time to settle in and see where we are in terms of our real budget and abilities to redo some of the things we want inside the house. We need to evaluate … [Read more...]

Sprucing Up The Master Bedroom

We moved into our home in July. The first room that we painted was the Master Bedroom. I think this was the choice for a few different reasons. One of them was that the lines and the ceilings in the room I was infatuated with. High cathedral ceilings, window cut outs, and a large space. Another … [Read more...]

The Little Old Couple – A DIY Embroidery Project

Last year marked our 10 year anniversary. On a gorgeous 70 degree clear day without a cloud in the sky, Ben and I got married. We were surrounded by everyone special to us. Since that day, our life has been filled with ups and downs (mostly ups) and through every single one of them we have found … [Read more...]

The Vintage Homestead: Fall Chores

A busy two weeks indeed. Mama H was visiting last week and then my dad came up to meet her midway through, just in time to help with some chores;) We got all of the kids outdoor toys cleaned and scrubbed and put upstairs in the garage loft. We hustled and raked leaves and pine needles, bagging … [Read more...]

Saving Pumpkin Seeds to Plant – A How-To

It's that time of the year! Pumpkin time. It is also the time of the year where your kids get like 15 of these bad boys (some are sugar ones - save those) and you don't know what to do with them all. Well, carve them of course, display them, and roast their seeds - some of them anyway. But save … [Read more...]

The Vintage Homestead – The Start of Fall

Life has been busy since we moved in. The kids have started in a new school, we have been cleaning and making our home our own, and learning how to take care of our property. The hustle and bustle has been crazy and we are finally starting to make some plans and get into a routine. We certainly see … [Read more...]

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