Make the Most of your Outdoor Living Space

Make the Most of your Outdoor Living Space

Back-to-school is in full swing! Schedules are busier than ever and we’re all running around more but that just means that there’s no better time to really enjoy those precious moments at home, especially in your outdoor living space. With cooler temps and...

Farm + Yard IN THE NEWS in Central Texas

When Rosa and I started Farm + Yard in 2016, we never could have imagined the impact this business would have on our lives. Here we are, 5 years later, with 7 employees who are like family, customers who have become great friends, and dozens of stories that would make...
A Local’s Perspective: Plan Your Trip to Magnolia

A Local’s Perspective: Plan Your Trip to Magnolia

Who is excited Chip and Joanna Gaines are back on air? They are ever-present here in Waco, and I’m thrilled that Farm + Yard has been a part of watching them grow. It’s been fun watching first-hand how the Gaineses have helped boost this tiny town and instilled...
Essentials for the Hobby Homestead

Essentials for the Hobby Homestead

Coming out of pandemic life, there’s a newfound appreciation for self-sustainability and having a home that’s ready for anything. After we’ve experienced having to stay in our homes for days weeks, on end, having a hobby homestead has taken on a whole new meaning....
4 Backyard Summer Activities for Kids

4 Backyard Summer Activities for Kids

This Texas heat is brutal, but so is staying cooped up in your house with energy-filled toddlers and kids. Thankfully summer is here and that means lots of time to play outside with your kids. Hallelujah! We love to change up our backyard summer activities and plans...
*A Space for Dad* How to Create a Backyard Workshop

*A Space for Dad* How to Create a Backyard Workshop

Have you ever dreamed of having your own backyard workshop? Whether it’s for a new hobby or something you’ve been honing for years, having a dedicated workshop provides a space for your tools and equipment, a safe, clean environment, and peace of mind. Like so many of...
3 Reasons You Need A Carport

3 Reasons You Need A Carport

Anyone familiar with Texas summers is likely to have learned a few tricks to help keep a car or truck cool: cracking the windows, finding a shady spot to park, and propping up a sunshade in your windshield just to name a few. Even so, letting your vehicle sit in 90+...
Work From Home IN YOUR BACKYARD

Work From Home IN YOUR BACKYARD

Over a year into the pandemic, millions of people are still working from home.  The “work from home” movement doesn’t seem to be going anywhere either, even though vaccines are being distributed in football stadiums and in other mass sites.  Working from...
Why You Need a Horse Barn

Why You Need a Horse Barn

If you’ve ever taken twin toddlers to the zoo (or any child), you know the look of awe on their faces when they see the animals – especially large animals.  They’re amazed.  Mesmerized.  They can’t get enough…that is until they see the next...
Spring Clean Your Yard and House

Spring Clean Your Yard and House

Hallelujah! The days are getting longer!  It’s not like my twin toddlers loved the time change – and neither did Mom and Dad – but the extra light in the evenings drastically increased our time outside playing on the swing set and running out all of...