Building a Life on Four Acres
I want to make this home building journey
a refreshing experience and inspire others
to take the risk, enjoy the process,
and create a beautiful sanctuary.
Years ago we fell in love with this Cajun countryside and decided to dig our family roots with its oaks. Just as we have been caring for the land, it has been nurturing us with special life lessons. Appreciation for God’s magnificent work. The beauty of the sunset, wildflowers and berries. The wildlife and theContinue reading “What is Meadow Haven and Why You Should Follow This Blog”
A while ago I was at the property staining and sealing the fence we had built. It was the hot Louisiana summer but I didn’t mind the sweat that day. The sun was shining but the oaks were creating the perfect shade and breeze. It was quiet. I was alone. I couldn’t hear anyone around.Continue reading “5 Steps to Building a DIY Ranch Style Fence”
A few weeks after school closed and learning was transitioned to home, we were on the Louisiana lesson for my daughter’s preschool. It happened to be crawfish season and my Dad had been harvesting them. We decided to take the kids on a farm-to-table field trip. From four-wheeler to pirogue we set out on ourContinue reading “6 Reasons the Outdoors Saved Us During the Covid-19 Pandemic”