Stories to inspire, create laughter and enlighten

Welcome to The Magic FarmHouse! As your read our family farm blog, I hope you find yourself laughing at my expense, pick up some recipe ideas and learn a little about the food farmers and ranchers produce for you.

I just wanted to write a quick post wishing you all a Merry Christmas (belated-but shouldn’t we celebrate the real reason for the season ALL the time??) and Happy New Year! I’ve been taking a little time off from blogging so I can re-group around The Magic FarmHouse. If only I could find a magical […]

The Taming of the Shrews

With just over 30 different species in the U.S., shrews can really be found anywhere but are not as common in the good ‘ol midwest where we are located. At least that’s what Woogle told me. I have a bone to pick with Woogle and his friends. Shrews are common, very common, in central Illinois. […]

Assignment: Plan for Master bedroom renovation Progress: I’ve picked the wall colors…I think. LOL! I’m leaning towards a dark brown and khaki. Painting more than one wall in the dark brown might be a little much. If I have my way, that’s what will happen. For the floor: I’m dreaming of a deep mahogany wood […]