I always wondered whether or not I really wanted to be a mother. Most of these thoughts were the musings of a much younger me looking ahead with plans for my life. However, even as I got married, got baby fever, even when I finally got pregnant, I wondered: “is this for me?” I think this … More The Mom Transition
I have been so hyperfocused on the horses and my own heavy stuff, I haven’t given myself the chance to post an update on our next steps for the farm! Unfortunately for W, massive downtime leads to massive amout of time to dream up more things to add to his honeydo list. Just what a … More New year, new farm projects: Barn Interior
Today, I came across this article on how modern life is moving away from the root of all things: our food and where it comes from, and the type of work ethic required to provide sustenance to the whole world. Even though I have a horse farm, not one I harvest from, it spoke so … More Getting back to the farm.
When we set out to find our new farm home, I had a lot of very lofty ambitions. I wanted at least 20 acres of land and to build everything exactly how I wanted it: ten stall barn, wood fenced pastures, custom home, the works. Well, dreams met reality and also the compromise of marriage … More The Farm
For some reason as I started envisioning this post to introduce you to the characters (mostly animal in nature) in my life, the Brady Bunch theme song popped into my head. ♫ So, here’s a story, of a married lady… ♪ ♫ Me, Emily I am in my late 20’s, and identify as a horse addict. … More The Cast
Hi, I’m Emily. I would say hey y’all, I’m fixin’ to tell ya bout my life, but I’m not from around here, and neither is my husband W. We both grew up in traditional suburban towns, him in a suburb of Dallas and me in suburb of Chicago, and our paths crossed when we attended … More Introductions