Adding Cattle to our Homestead – Sweet Southern Blue

When we moved onto our homestead in November 2020, we planned to eventually get cattle. My husband has spent months putting up and repairing fence in hopes of making our dreams a reality. Though we still have another lot to fence in, we felt we were ready and our cattle were delivered on Saturday. Having […]

My Christmas Tree 2021 – Sweet Southern Blue

I decided to go very neutral this year since I am putting my Christmas tree up in my dining room. Neutral with the exception of a few pops of blue. I could not have a tree without my beloved blue. I painted a few pine cones with some white paint, wrapped some with jute, used […]

FARMHOUSE TOUR ~ JENNA SUE DESIGN CO – Sweet Southern Blue

You are going to love this house. Do you want to know why? Because there are before and after pictures with detailed post on how they made the changes. This house looked so plain before. Similar to how my house looks now. I have so many ideas for my house after seeing what can be […]

MICHIGAN FARMHOUSE CHRISTMAS TOUR | Sweet Southern Blue

This Michigan farmhouse looks like something you would find on a Christmas card. This house belongs to Chicago residents Christine and Gabe Bridger.  They found this charming house on three picturesque acres just 140 miles from the city.  Of course it didn’t look like this when it was purchased.  If you want to see more, you can check […]

FARMHOUSE TOUR ~ Southern Living 800 sq ft Farmhouse – Sweet Southern Blue

I fell in love with this Southern gem the moment I saw it. It was created by  Atlanta architect, Brandon Ingram, for a family in Florida.  You may be surprised to find out that this home is only 800 sq feet. FRONT PORCH In keeping with Southern traditions, the front porch ceiling was painted blue. LIVING […]

FARMHOUSE TOUR ~ House of Hoff – Sweet Southern Blue

Happy New Year!  I’m sitting here on New Year’s Eve looking at some amazing farmhouses and I thought I would share this one with you.  It comes form House of Hoffs. I think this appealed to me because I”m sitting here in front of a warm fire and it’s in the low 20’s outside.  This […]

CHRISTMAS FARMHOUSE TOUR ~ WORTHING COURT – Sweet Southern Blue

I love home tours and especially love Christmas home tours.  Worthing Court  is one of my favorite houses and it’s looks amazing even without the Christmas decorations.  She has so many great ideas that I’m sure you will be inspired. Once you look over the Christmas decor, check out her other home tours.  Christmas will […]

Country-Living MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION FOR $5 – Sweet Southern Blue

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INSIDE A MISSISSIPPI FARMHOUSE | Sweet Southern Blue

Come along for a peek inside this Mississippi farmhouse farmhouse that belongs to Natalie and Tim Hamm.  I think what attracted me to this house was that, though it is large, it looks more like a cottage.  I love the light whites throughout the house with pops of color. Oh…and the wood.  I just love […]

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Can’t wait for you to see this house!  I haven’t posted any Farmhouse Tours in awhile…Life just seems to get in the way but as soon as I saw this house, I knew I had to share. Are you ready for me to tell you where you can see all of this house?  It’s a […]

Spring Flowers from the Yard | Sweet Southern Blue

  Spring is here and the first flowers have come and gone.  Now the second round of flowers are blooming including these roses in the rose garden.     The greenhouse is still full of plants waiting for that last frost.   Related

RED & TURQUOISE ♥ FOR YOUR KITCHEN – Sweet Southern Blue

I love turquoise and red!  I have loved these color combinations as far back as I can remember.  Maybe because it reminds me of my grandmothers and my younger days when life was simple and carefree. Clicking on the photos below will carry you to the source of the photo.   If you love these […]

GALVANIZED FINDS AT WALMART ~ ALL UNDER $18 | Sweet Southern Blue

Whether you are looking for galvanized pieces for the inside your home or something for the patio, galvanized pieces always look amazing.  Walmart has some of these items in store but when I looked at my local store yesterday, they were sold out of a lot of these pieces.  You can order items on line […]

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LIVING ROOM I love this house!  I’m especially in love with the little boy’s bedroom since I have a young grandson. You can check out photos from around her house below but there are so many great ideas in this home that you will want to hop on over to Simply Beautiful by Angela and […]

Cashews & Poison Ivy and what they have in common. – Sweet Southern Blue

  I think somewhere in my life, I have read about how we get cashews.  The thing that puzzles me is why I didn’t remember this information.  Seriously, this weird nut grows on the bottom of a “cashew apple.”  How can you forget something so bizarre? The apple portion is actually an accessory fruit and […]

NEW TROPICAL LANDSCAPING & WHAT’S GROWING NOW | Sweet Southern Blue

  This has been an amazing spring in the garden.  I was making pickles by the end of April and the peaches were large and sweet. Having a warm winter has allowed me to get plants in the ground much earlier than normal. My mother has been redoing the landscaping in her yard in an […]

FARMHOUSE TOUR ~ Peonies and Orange Blossoms | Sweet Southern Blue

  I love this Farmhouse tour that I ran across on Peonies & Orange Blossoms.  This is a decor and lifestyle  blog about European-influenced decor, fashion and travel.  There is also some pretty good recipes so be sure to check it out. The photos below are just a few of the tour.  You can check […]

COYOTES ARE EATING OUR WATERMELONS! | Sweet Southern Blue

Crows and raccoons will poke holes in the watermelons or just scoop some of the insides out, but coyotes will eat them right down to the rinds. If they decide not to eat them on the spot, they will travel across an 80 acre pasture with them. They bite into them, pick them up, and […]

How to Grow ~ PEACHES | Sweet Southern Blue

Peach trees are not hard to grow but it does seem like it takes forever before they produce fruit. If you are reading this, it’s probably because you were looking for information on growing peaches.  You have probably read several articles ( I usually read at least ten) on how to successfully grow them, planting techniques, […]

4 weeks – From seeds to young plants | Sweet Southern Blue

It’s that time of the year again.  Time to go to the farm store, pick out your seeds, and get them started indoors while you wait for winter to pass. I love our local farm store. Notice my fancy labeling system.  Hey, it works. Once the plants get bigger, I label cups with a sharpie […]

NAUTICAL ♥ ~ WALMART.COM | Sweet Southern Blue

  Momeni Baja Anchors Area Rug $20.99 Better Homes and Gardens Anchor Lamp with Shade, Distressed Grey $34.94 Handcrafted Nautical Decor 6” Decorative Ship Wheel with Starfish $14.99 Wooden Rustic Wall Mounted USA Flag Decoration 25″- Nautical Wall Decor- Wall Art $19.99 Handcrafted Nautical Decor Vintage 7” Wooden Maine Decorative Lobster Trap Buoy Wall $9.99 […]

FARMHOUSE STYLE ~ Love Grows Wild | Sweet Southern Blue

This Friday’s Farmhouse comes from LOVE GROWS WILD.  You can tell by the photos below that she has an amazingly beautiful farmhouse.  You will find tons of great decorating ideas on her blog and be sure to check out her current post with great fall decorating ideas for your home. You will also want to follow […]

FARMHOUSE TOUR – Faded Charm | Sweet Southern Blue

Today’s farmhouse tour comes from Kathleen at Faded Charm.  She says that her passions are decorating and gardening which you can clearly see on her blog.  Her home is beautifully decorated in a neutral palette and filled with lovely weathered and worn items. I have given  you a sneak peak below of her home.  Once you […]

FARMHOUSE FRIDAY ~ KNICK OF TIME | Sweet Southern Blue

This week’s Farmhouse Friday come from A Knick of Time – Vintage Farmhouse Living.  She has an awesome site with diy Projects, Vintage Style Home Decor, and free Antique Graphics.  You can also see more photos of her home plus a fantastic project gallery. KITCHEN BATHROOM     LAUNDRY ROOM MENS BATHROOM ENTRANCE GUEST COTTAGE TEEN […]

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