Finding Joy in the Imperfect

I’m back after a bit of a blogging hiatus and I’ve definitely missed my corner of the interweb while I was away.  However, I spent a lot of time with family over the Holidays and we had some great adventures that I’ll be sure to write about soon.

2017 is now in our rear-view mirror and 2018 has made its entrance.  In my household, 2018 arrived with news that has shaken my foundation here at the Farmhouse.  While I’ve had this post about finding joy in the imperfect planned for awhile, the news I received this week has shifted the tone a bit.  I’ll get to meat of what the news is a little later.  First, I’ll delve into what I had originally planned for this post and then how this week’s news fits into that.

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Changed Our Lives. . .For the Better – Part 1

“We think you have Multiple Sclerosis” were some of the scariest words I ever heard being said to someone I loved.  Yet, there I was hearing them firsthand from a doctor.  Little did I know, those words would be the beginning to a journey that has gotten us to where we are now.

This is probably the hardest post I’ve written to date and will undoubtedly be one of the more personal ones. But, to truly understand the Frugal Virginia Farmhouse and the people within it, it’s important that I share this piece of our story.

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Happy Thanksgiving, Y’all!


Happy Thanksgiving to all of you!  I hope you are all going to be spending the day with family and enjoying a delicious meal.  And maybe some football.  Or maybe just family.  And a delicious meal.

For those of you who are a little on the wild side, our Frugal Friday post will be coming a tad early and will be related to . . . you guessed it, Black Friday shopping!  A little bit later today, I’ll post my biggest tips and tricks to keeping sane and frugal that I’ve learned over my years of Black Friday shopping.   Be sure to come back later today and check it out!

If you will NOT be braving the crowds today and will instead be staying put to enjoy your Turkey Day, I hope you have a warm Holiday.

Happy Thanksgiving to you from The Frugal Virginia Farmhouse, Y’all!