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Nutritious Pumpkin Spice “Cookie Dough” Bites

Nutritious Pumpkin Spice “Cookie Dough” Bites

I have a confession to make. I've never had a pumpkin space latte. There, I said it! I'm not a coffee drinker, so they've never appealed to me. I do, however, love pumpkin and am always looking for new pumpkin treats I can make. If it satisfies my sweet tooth, AND is...

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How to Care for Potted Mums

How to Care for Potted Mums

No autumn season seems complete without a cheery mum or two adorning the front stoop or porch. The key is keeping the plants healthy all through the season, so I've compiled some tips for selecting and growing healthy mums. When selecting your Chrysanthemum plants,...

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The 2020 Poster That Never Was

The 2020 Poster That Never Was

With all of the disappointment that came with having to cancel the 2020 Farm Chicks Fair, I never even got around to officially sharing the poster and talking about the theme, so I thought it'd be fun to share it even though it will now never come to be. The 2020...

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Kitchen Tour

Kitchen Tour

Life in the house is beginning to feel more settled since we moved in and I thought it'd be a nice time to finally share a tour of the kitchen. The space is really open and includes a small bar area off to one side and the dining room on the other side.There are two...

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Hydrangea Care in the Fall

Hydrangea Care in the Fall

I've been learning a lot about caring for hydrangea plants in anticipation of the turn of seasons from summer to fall. It turns out there are many different varieties and their care differs, depending on which type of plants you have. The variety growing in our yard...

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My Baking Pantry

My Baking Pantry

During cooking school, I began dreaming of a baking pantry that would function like my own little home bakeshop, off of the kitchen in the new house, where I'd  store all of my baking supplies, and of course, bake! The plan was for it to function as a pantry for...

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MEET SERENA!

Stay-at-home mom, Serena Thompson, dreamed of creating a fun and happy little event to sell her vintage and handmade goods. In 2002, she and some friends held the first event in her neighbor’s barn. The sale became wildly popular and began attracting visitors from across the country and recognition in national magazines. Today the event fills the Spokane County Fairgrounds and features hundreds of creatively and carefully curated spaces filled with vintage and handmade goods. Many describe it as a bucket list event, magical, inspirational, and the best vintage & handmade fair in the country. Serena describes it as the happiest on earth.

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ALL ABOUT THE FAIR

The Farm Chicks Fair 2019 Poster

The Farm Chicks Fair 2019 Poster

Each year, after I choose the theme for The Farm Chicks Fair, my focus turns to how I want to turn that theme into a poster for the event and the rest of that year's marketing materials. Much of my inspiration comes to me when I'm traveling because my mind is a lot...

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The 2018 Farm Chicks Art Installation

The 2018 Farm Chicks Art Installation

I always have such a fun time planning out the themes and entryway art installations that greet shoppers as the enter The Farm Chicks Fair each year. I especially enjoy pulling from my humble childhood roots of making things that were meaningful to me out of not much...

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Tips on Little Details to Bring a Party to Life

Tips on Little Details to Bring a Party to Life

Going back to my earliest memories, I've always loved a theme, and if you've followed along with me for a while you know that each year I plan a theme for The Farm Chicks Vintage & Handmade Fairand bring it all to life through the promotional materials, the events...

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AROUND THE HOME

Hydrangea Care in the Fall

Hydrangea Care in the Fall

I've been learning a lot about caring for hydrangea plants in anticipation of the turn of seasons from summer to fall. It turns out there are many different varieties and their care differs, depending on which type of plants you have. The variety growing in our yard...

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My Baking Pantry

My Baking Pantry

During cooking school, I began dreaming of a baking pantry that would function like my own little home bakeshop, off of the kitchen in the new house, where I'd  store all of my baking supplies, and of course, bake! The plan was for it to function as a pantry for...

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Our Home Exterior Reveal

Our Home Exterior Reveal

I still can't believe it, but we're officially moved in to our new home! We managed to get in the day the Covid quarantine took effect and even though there are some things that still need to be completed, we're here! If you follow along with me on Instagram and...

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