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Farmhouse Outdoor Living

With school out and nicer weather,  we are spending more time outside in our new outdoor living area.
This was last year's BIG (SUPER BIG) project. It took longer to build than it did to build our house!  It was worth the wait though. Want to take a look?

This is the outdoor living area that I've always dreamed of! It has lots of room to cook.

The stainless steel farmhouse sink has a commercial faucet that really cleans up. Across from the sink is a gas power burner for crab & shrimp boils or anything else that needs lots of heat. This area was also designed to be used for processing meat chickens.  (This is a farm, after all!)

Before we built the kitchen, we bought our first Kamado Joe ceramic charcoal oven. It wasn't long before we decided we wanted two of them.  We love cooking on these! Our favorite thing to make ~  "brick oven" pizza for a crowd.

Instead of a traditional gas grill, we opted for an EVO Mongolian grill. This versatile stove top has the ab…

Spring Storm

Many of our Oklahoma spring storms  are dangerous. This one was not; it was strong but in a gentle glorious sort of way.


We sat on the porch and ate apple pie  while we watched it roll in. The swirl was circulation but it didn't circle much. With the storm came much needed rain for our pastures.


Meanwhile, there is a different sort of Storm  developing on the farm. Painted Rock Storm, one of the ram lambs  that we brought in from West Virginia last year,  is growing into a gorgeous guy. I love his sweeping rainbow shaped horns.