The DIY journey of a California citygirl and a Montana farmboy


We started this journey over 20 years ago.  Its been a great one.  Not without its challenges – but filled with goodness nonetheless.  Mr. Farmboy and I love to get our hands dirty.  If it can be done by us we do it.  If we don’t know how we figure it out. We work hard and teach our children to do the same.  Hard work is the sole element that has shaped our family.  Because within the walls of a home – hard work is not only important, it is required.

Here we document our journey of DIY’s, tips on parenting, some of our favorite foods, and elements that uplift our lives.  We hope in return that you too will find some upliftment.  Sending our love to you along your journey – let it be a great one!

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