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Contributors, DIY Projects, Featured, For the Home, Interior Design, Kelley Nuttle

Decorating In The Country

According to bing.com the definition of HOME is the place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household. To me, home means my favorite place to share the best experiences with loved ones and display who I am. I take pride in my home and strive…

Kelley Nuttle

About Kelley Nuttle

Kelley Nuttle is a stay-at-home mom from Western Kansas who has passion for family, making memories, taking photographs, traveling and learning new things. She grew up in Northeastern Oklahoma and made the move to Kansas after falling in love with her husband. They live in their dream home with a little bit of land, a neat old red barn and room to grow their family. Kelley is looking forward to sharing her adventures of life in words and photographs, hoping to inspire everyone to enjoy the little things!

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Contributors, Featured, For the Home, Interior Design, Jesse Williams

15 Must-Haves for Ranch Home Design

15 Must Haves

It didn’t matter what I ‘googled’, I could not find any useful information on what a rancher should include in a new home design. I tried googling everything- rancher home designs, must have home design for ranchers, farmer home design, home plans for acreages, home plans for a farm, and…

Jesse Williams

About Jesse Williams

Jesse is a Research Agronomist with a passion for agriculture that runs deep into her childhood. Growing up in Southern Alberta as an avid 4-Her with a love for animals, she met her now drilling engineer husband, Clay, in high school. After completing their degrees, the two married in 2011 on Jesse’s parents’ ranch and now reside in Hanna, AB, Canada. Jesse and Clay are currently working on building their commercial cow/calf operation, as well as selling high quality red bred replacement heifers. When not at the office or in the corral, Jesse spends her time quilting, gardening and raising their pups. If you have questions about being married to a rancher (or the oil patch!), being thrown into a HUGE family of in-laws or about balancing a more than hectic schedule on and off the farm, just ask Jesse!

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Ashley Messing-Kennedy, Contributors, For the Home, Interior Design

5 Tips to Keeping your Marriage in Tact During a House Remodel

If any of you follow my Facebook page you will know our 4th of July weekend was not just fun and games. We did some major house destruction and the beginning of our house remodel.   We are remodeling our entire house with the exception of 3 rooms, which are the ones…

Ashley Messing Kennedy

About Ashley Messing Kennedy

Ashley Messing-Kennedy is the third generation to live and work on her family’s dairy farm. Although she is the third to take over this farm, there are many more generations of farming behind her. Ashley lives with her husband on the farm where her and her parents take care of their 210 cows and their beef farm. In addition to their animals they raise all of the feed for the farm as well as corn, dry beans and wheat. On October 6, 2012 Ashley married her husband, Eric who is a fellow dairy farmer. He manages the dairy farm he has worked at since he was 16 years old. In the future, they hope to raise the 4th generation on Ashley’s family’s dairy farm. For now, their life is busy, crazy and messy! Ashley blogs about daily life on the farm, fashion, remodeling their house, cooking and anything else that interests her. You can follow her messy, crazy life atMessyKennedy.com.

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Contributors, DIY Projects, For the Home, Interior Design, Jessie Wyrill

How to Renovate Your House Without Going Crazy

We are in love with the way our bathroom looks!  All the hard work was worth it!

My husband and I have been working on making his grandparent’s house our own for over a year now. It has been a long process and a lot of work. It seems like every project that is completed is just the beginning of the next project. I think we would…

Jessie Wyrill

About Jessie Wyrill

Jessie and her husband Jake live in north central Kansas on a farm that raises corn, soybeans, wheat, sunflowers, grain sorghum, and black Angus cattle.

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Ashley Messing-Kennedy, Contributors, For the Home, Interior Design

Taming the Yellow Hurricane

The cupboards and formic are original and we simple restrained the cupboards and replaced everything else!

All of the rooms in our old farmhouse have the classic 1970s wood paneling.  It was dark and pretty dreary.  To brighten the place up my mother painted the upstairs bathroom a bright color.  My grandmother had it a bright teal. When I was young it was a lavender color…

Ashley Messing Kennedy

About Ashley Messing Kennedy

Ashley Messing-Kennedy is the third generation to live and work on her family’s dairy farm. Although she is the third to take over this farm, there are many more generations of farming behind her. Ashley lives with her husband on the farm where her and her parents take care of their 210 cows and their beef farm. In addition to their animals they raise all of the feed for the farm as well as corn, dry beans and wheat. On October 6, 2012 Ashley married her husband, Eric who is a fellow dairy farmer. He manages the dairy farm he has worked at since he was 16 years old. In the future, they hope to raise the 4th generation on Ashley’s family’s dairy farm. For now, their life is busy, crazy and messy! Ashley blogs about daily life on the farm, fashion, remodeling their house, cooking and anything else that interests her. You can follow her messy, crazy life atMessyKennedy.com.

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Contributors, DIY Projects, For the Home, Interior Design, Jessie Wyrill

A Good Case of the Mondays

Our latest project is restoring the wood floors from 1950!

My husband and I live in his grandparents’ old house.  When we moved in, we knew we had a lot of work ahead of us.  The house is in excellent condition, but it needed updates to make it our own.  We wanted to do as much work as we could…

Jessie Wyrill

About Jessie Wyrill

Jessie and her husband Jake live in north central Kansas on a farm that raises corn, soybeans, wheat, sunflowers, grain sorghum, and black Angus cattle.

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Contributors, Farming, For the Home, Interior Design, Kelly Whiteman Snipes, Relationships

Sacrifices Turned Into Blessings

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by Kelly Whiteman Snipes On our wedding day, a little over two years ago, I was extremely excited to become a wife. I mean, what bride isn’t excited to become a wife? Marriage is not something we are forced into here in the United States. Who we marry is one…

Kelly Whiteman Snipes

About Kelly Whiteman Snipes

Kelly is a born and raised Hoosier from northern Indiana. After growing up on a small farm, she went to Purdue University where she studied in various design and writing majors. After an indecisive several years, she wound up with a Bachelors Degree in General Studies. On her college journey, Kelly states, “Friends and family always pushed me into design and writing. I’m glad to have the skills gained in those areas, but if I could go back in time, I’d love a degree in agriculture. It’s what I know and love. Design is a just a hobby. A job. Ag is a passion. We can’t go back in time so I enjoy using my writing and design skills paired with my love for agriculture Post college, back at home, Kelly met her husband Dan via a blind date set up by a mutual friend. He was a simple Indiana farm boy only 20 minutes away from where Kelly grew up. He had a passion for agriculture like she had never seen. Following 3 1/2 years of dating, on the very unique date of 9/10/11, Kelly and Dan were married. After purchasing Dan’s great-grandparents farm together, they built their dream home, a pole barn house designed by Kelly with a two story living quarters. It’s a perfect way of life for them as their “garage” also serves as Dan’s farm shop where he can wrench on their older International Harvester equipment. Together, Dan and Kelly farm a few hundred acres of soybeans and corn with Dan’s parents. They dream of picking up a lot more ground and having livestock on the farm again someday. Kelly spends her days working at home on her blog Old Blue Silo, doing free lance design or writing and working on the farm. She enjoys decorating, antiquing, landscaping, riding horses, entertaining friends, tractor pulls, social media and four wheeling.

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