Welcome & About

Hi, my name is Barbie and for 15 years I have worked as a career housewife, daily preening, planning, and working in order to run my home well. Every home needs organization, meals, and beauty daily, not just when inspiration strikes. But inspiration striking doesn’t hurt either! My greatest intention behind every article is to inspire and direct women in becoming Titus 2 and Proverbs 31 wives. These two passages are the basis for helping women know their value and their purpose in this work.

I chose the name after the Philippians 4:8 Bible verse for the purpose of glorifying what is true, honorable, just, pure, lovely, commendable, excellent and worthy of praise according to The Lord. If I make every article on this verse, I know it will be a wonderful place for you to be.

We make our home in the country and to blog about my home is to blog about country living. There are many different kinds of country lifestyles based on where you live and the type of property you tend. But no matter what it looks like or the weather, being in the country means no barriers between you and God’s creation. We love country living for the serenity of it, to the freedom in it, and the scenic beauty of it. There is a very gritty and wild side to living in the country, but it is very much a beautiful and romantic experience.

Come walk the garden with me as I introduce you to my endearing friends “Lilac, Rose, Hydrangea, Camilia….” the list goes on. I could spend all day designing the garden, working in the garden, or basking in the garden. One of the loveliest parts of the Home is the Garden.

I coined myself a “country fashion blogger” since I dress for what works for living without paved sidewalks and instead, what works for ticks, grass, rocky ground and dirt. I am feminine but I am also gritty and outdoors! I share the most practical items that also make me look my best. My most worn styles include: a defined waistline, A-line skirts and dresses, midi length hemlines, boots with skirts and dresses, leggings, fabric with a beautiful drape and prints and colors that hide dirt.

After my husband’s 18-year military career, we are currently renting a small house in the countryside while we plan our next move. After our nomadic history, I am looking forward to our next move being the last, but God’s will be done. I am blogging the decor and design here and look forward to blogging the next house as well!

“whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.”

Philippians 4:8

Spend time at home in the country with me,