I’m a little nervous & a little excited to share this post with you guys today. We are coming up on a new year & Jose & I have been wanting to try something new for a while now, but just never did it for a few reasons… one we didn’t know what we were doing, two we weren’t sure if it would be something anyone would want to see, & three we were waiting until life looked more perfect. Well here we are. We started a Vlog. For those of you who don’t know, that’s a video blog, shortened to vlog. We decided to go for it because we figured we could learn how to do it as we go, we figured you guys would let us know what you wanted to see, & we found out life will never be perfect & we should be scared to show that….
The reason we wanted to start a vlog is because we wanted to show a different side of our life. You guys get to see the photos daily here on the blog & read what I write [sorry I’m not a writer & I barely edit my posts.. but I hope you still love coming here daily for inspiration]. But we wanted to show more raw, unedited, natural, & unique behind the scenes look at our life. Each vlog will be totally different & some will have talking, some will be just around the farm, some will be DIY projects, some will be more decorating, some will be our animals, some will be more personal, some will be fancier, some will be more relaxed, but I hope that each one gives you a special look at our lives that you hadn’t seen before. So without going on and on more, here is our first vlog…
We started last week when you all know I was super sick so it wasn’t a great week to start this whole thing, but again when is a good time to start? So I was down on the couch for most of the week & when I was up I wasn’t doing much. It wasn’t super eventful, but it’s a start & a glimpse at maybe the not so cute side of runny noses, sweatshirts daily, & some messy farm work. I managed to get off the couch at least for a few minutes out of the week…
We hope that you guys love this new part of our journey & give Jose a round of applause for all the filming, editing, & making the vlog happen. I think the man has found another passion & I’m so proud of him that he wants to learn more about this whole new world. You can subscibe to our channel [HERE] & we will of course be sharing the videos here on the blog with you as well & over on our farm blog [HERE] if you haven’t checked that out. THANK YOU guys for always encouraging us to share glimpses into our lives & making it joyful for us. You guys make this journey we are on a little easier & a little more fun. Thanks for being there. Watch out for our vlogs weekly! We hope you enjoy. xx
You did a amazing job. Really enjoyed it.. decorations look GREAT!
NC Mamma says
It was perfectly PERFECT, ? I loved it and I miss you guys !!!!
Tanya Derrey Bingham says
Well I love to see what you guys are up to, and following your journey just got that much more fun 🙂
Absolutely obsessed!! Love this, Liz!
Dawn Coopee says
Kim @IrishmanAcres says
Yep, another way I can stalk your life… love it! I actually teared up at the beginning (im a full blown weirdo) Glad your feeling better too!
How fun! You are a testimony to others, remember whatever you do people are learning. Will be fun to follow along your journey into new seasons of your lives!
Your porch is absolutely gorgeous! You and Jose have done a wonderful job with the renovation of your farmhouse and have truly been an inspiration. I’ve been following your blog for several years now. My husband and I are in the midst of our own total home renovation for the past year—-doing it all ourselves on weekends to save cost while working full time during the week. It has been exhausting and I have appreciated your mentality of decorating spaces even though they may not be totally finished—this advise has helped me tremendously through this process. I look forward to your Vlog. Merry Christmas!
Love this idea!! Great video. Thanks for sharing your life with us! Also, I have to ask, where is your hubbies’ moose sweatshirt from? I love it!
Your VLOG is so cool!! What a great idea. Thank you very much for opening your lives up to us. I love every inch of your farm. Merry Christmas
Linda Schlott says
Loved watching the vlog and your decorations are beautiful.
LOVE YOUR VLOG. Congrats. Looking forward to the casual look into your farm life. Love all the animals. They make it so special. Have a wonderful holiday from all of us in St. Louis!
I have watched all of your older videos and WISHED you would do more. This is beyond perfect as we get more of YOU and JOSE and GRACE and BABY…and the boys……
Thank you so much for putting yourself out there for US. XO
Lisa from Indiana
I love this do much! Thank you for sharing! ?
Wow. Thank you for giving us a snippet of your week. I know it seems
unending, but you will enjoy the rewards. You are young and have that on your side!! So wish I had the vision to do that journey when I was younger. Now, I have to live my dreams through my family. Your house is a treasure and ajewel in disguise Your hard work and effort truly is bringing it to life!
That was pretty awesome. Love it ?
Love it and love your blog. You don’t know me but I’m glad to get to know you through your blog and blog. I look forward to it everyday. Thanks for sharing your life.
Lopapeysa Lodge says
Jose & Liz,
Fantastic job! ❤️ I love the natural, real life, day-to-day vlogs far better than the picture perfect ones. Thank you for doing this! (And I saw a glimpse of Baby Hope in there too! ?) – Michele
Janet Cromer says
It’s about time!! I have been waiting for this to happen! I am a Michagander, living in SC now, but ALWAYS a Michigander. My Instagram name is Michigander8663, by the way. I have subscribed!! xx
David Noe says
Video broadened perspective of what your farm really looks and feels like. Love the day to day feel of it. Nice job on filming and editing. Keep up the good work!
What kind of camera is used to do the Vlog? My grandson is wanting to start his own…he’s 9 and wants to tell his story of living in the country. By the way everything looks great and we could only dream of snow like that in the south!!
I love the vlog and can’t wait to see more!!! The both of you and your animals are amazing!!
What a wonderful new vlog! I loved it!! That’s so fantastic you are able to live on a farm- what a dream! I can’t wait for more videos about farm life 🙂
I love your new vlog! I agree just jump in and learn as you go! Nothing is perfect in life! Bravo to Jose! Can’t wait to see more. I’m a Michigan gal and want yo come up to yoyr shop one day. Where is the shop?
It was great! I felt like I was right there on the porch of your beautiful home. I am so excited for all the vlogs to come! And way to go Jose…great work!
Windy te Velde says
Gaaaahhhhh! I absolutely LOVE this! Great decision to Vlog! Your home is just simply gorgeous and perfect. All of the Christmas decor is magical. The way you two look at each other speaks volumes about the love ya’ll share….probably without you even realizing it. But seriously, it’s radiant! I can’t wait to see more now. Wishing you both a magical Christmas season and may all of the Lord’s blessings be yours in the new year to come! God Bless you both!
I got tears in my eyes, that was beautiful, and you two are even cuter in ‘live’ mode…lol! LOVED hearing your voices, I look so forward to more! One day will come out to the Found Cottage/really looking forward to it! We have blacksmith/tinsmith/artist/future glassblowing at our location so busy time of year for us, but this was a moment I could get lost in, watching your vlog, it was beautiful..thankyouuu.
I have a question and would like to see if you would grant me permission to paint your Christmas decor’d home snowy porch scene…. PLEASE let me know what you think if you get this message, thank you !
Wonderful idea – I especially loved seeing Grace come running out when she heard you call her name! Your farmhouse is absolutely beautiful and I am so grateful that you are sharing this amazing journey with all of us.
May we have more please? Looking forward to number two!
Patty Bretheim says
Loved-loved your vlog post. Keep going! Beautiful Christmas decor. Thanks
Marcie Stell says
Loved it all! More please!
Patty from Colorado says
People don’t want perfect, we want REAL and that is exactly what your vlog gave us, two wonderfully real people who are living their dream life together. Simply beautiful…kudos for a job well done! MERRY ‘CHRIST’~MAS! ❤️
Tonya Schoepf says
Y’all are so cute, enjoyed the vlog.
WOW! LOVE IT! You two are blessed with a dream house, property and one another! I hope you make more vlogs! Every little corner of your property is so charming! Although you may not feel picture perfect, as you stated in the video, you all still look it.
Good day everyone ?
Sandy Crathern says
So happy you guys are vlogging!! I love seeing behind the scenes and real life! Your farmhouse all lit up looks like it’s out of a Christmas movie scene!