Author: Farmhouse to Flea Market

Journaling Prompts for December

I like to journal about our favorite recipes and family traditions right in the midst of Christmas.  Journaling when something is fresh on my mind always seems to be the most meaningful writing for me. During my morning quiet time, I was reflecting on what journaling prompts I have developed over the years to help

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Re-purposed Vintage Spoon Rings

I love finding a stylish deal. The leather earrings for under five dollars featured last Friday have sold out! These beautiful rings are made from re-purposed vintage spoons and are selling fast for $15. A bit of a splurge but such a southern classic. Please use my affiliate link below to shop… Silver Spoon Rings

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Christmas Plaid and Local Snapshots

The weather is finally cold and my favorite thing to do on lunch break is grab my coat and walk to local boutiques. Window shopping puts me in the Christmas spirit. Each year I buy one or two Christmas decor items to add to our collection. This year we went with a plaid tree skirt

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Cookies and Other Gingerbread Favorites

Gingerbread is my favorite holiday scent and taste. I absolutely love warm gingerbread cakes with whipped cream and soft, hot gingerbread cookies. I am as fond of gingerbread as I am chocolate. On Sunday nights, I like to simmer a special coffee creamer on the stove. Typically a pumpkin spice creamer made with half and

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Home Tour: Farewell to the Farmhouse

This blog is alive and well but the farmhouse that inspired the name of this brand is about to be sold to new owners. Since our wedding in September we have two homes to consolidate and have decided to begin the search for something closer to town. John moved into the 800 sq ft apartment

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Setting Intentions for the Month of December

I love the fresh start of a new month! Each month I begin by setting five intentions or themes on how to spend my leisure time and savor the season. Having a family, a full time job, and a blog keeps me busy. Refining my focus down to only five inspirations per month helps to ensure I get the

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My Quiet Cozy Morning Routine

One topic I am asked about often is my morning routine. I think so many of us are curious about each other’s lives and our unique habits and quirks. My current routine began developing three years ago when I became determined to carve out some quiet time for myself. At that point in my life I

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Tried and True Thanksgiving Menu

As promised, this is my tried and true thanksgiving menu with recipe links and personal notes. Each one of these recipes are the exact links I personally use myself. They have never let me down. It always feel safer using a recipe recommended by a friend. Monday is the big shopping day to stock up

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Earthy Mushrooms and Puréed Cauliflower

Mushrooms and cauliflower are some of my favorite seasonal vegetables for late Fall and early Winter. I love the earthy flavor of roasted mushrooms. My favorite way to cook them is a method I discovered via Pinterest. Whole button mushrooms cooked on low over night in a crock pot covered in melted butter and seasoning

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Autumn Leaves and Sweet Ripe Apples

  …a distinct smell… a mixture of the dried leaves on the ground and the smoke from the chimneys and the sweet ripe apples… -Arlene Stafford Wilson Every day is a feast for the eyes when the leaves are turning and falling like petals. We try to keep a crock pot simmering with pressed apple juice

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