Red Dirt Farm

Ramblings and Photos from a Country Life

On Pinterest I found this charming, amazing art from a 10-year-old girl named Sophie.  Sharpie markers and cheap white kraft paper.  Yes, this is a keeper. Here is the original blog post. I have to admit along with admiring her sweet young talent, I have a case of envy too.  After reading about her getting …

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Seems fitting to share my happy little bird bliss on this mother’s day.  What could be more appropriate than watching a pair of blue birds build their nest in anticipation of their upcoming parenthood. My dad is quite the bird house builder.  I’m quite the birdhouse lover.  Everything works out perfectly. I hung this flashy green …

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I love scents from nature, those canned  air fresher not so much.  So when I came across this recipe for a natural alternative I thought I’m going to give it a try. Courtesy of the Yummy  Life  Natural Room Scents By Monica Ingredients Citrus, sliced — lemons, oranges, limes (may use peel only, if preferred) …

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Here at Coral Cottage we spent the entire weekend digging in the dirt.   Some of it was good, some not so much. Mr. Cottage tilled up additional garden space. In addition to more tomatos, and peppers, I put in seeds for sugar snap peas, wow my mouth waters at the prospect of going out …

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I’m teaching myself how to sew.  I have a stash of old fabric and clothing that I am repurposing into other useable objects.   I should tell you I don’t follow directions and I don’t use patterns and no, I’ve never had a lesson.     Any of y’all out there old enough to laugh with me on this. …

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