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arkansas farm

  • destination: unknown

    for thanksgiving, we did what we always do. we did what is tradition in the sikes family. we went to our 3rd-generation family farm in arkansas. it’s kind of like a redneck prenup…when you marry a…

    December 3, 2012
  • with love.

    we’re winding down from yet another fantastically patriotic 4th of july here in round top, and now gearing up for mom and dad’s episode tonight. our inspiration? rustic americana. the cowboy & the gypsy.…

    July 7, 2012
  • the cowboy & the gypsy…

    on this day 43 years ago, janie patterson & phillip sikes were wed…here’s their story i wrote back in november of 2010. happy anniversary, mom & dad. ******************* have i ever told ya about mom…

    May 17, 2012
  • she was junky when junky wasn’t cool.

    she’s large. she’s marge. she’s large marge the party barge. our official fleamarket mascot, junky mode of transportation, and all around good-timin PiNK mobile. but her story begins loooong ago. remember the post of the sleepy little…

    March 23, 2011
  • of sticks & stones…

    now that you know a little about our ArKANSaS farm, let me show ya what we did last ThaNKSGiVING… we built a teepee. a hodgepodge, woodsy, sticks & stones, davy crockett-esque, teepee. in their…

    November 16, 2010
  • {be the ball....}

    GoD BLeSS buttermilk BiSCUitS..and the hands that make ’em.

    HerE in the SouTH, certain things are held sacred…giving thanks, FriDAY night FootBALL gaMES, and homemade buttermilk biscuits cooked in the oldest cast-iron skillet you can imagine. DaD’s been perfecting his bread recipes for…

    May 12, 2010