SPRING IS HERE!
style has an undeniable emotional quality. But, wherever the homes are, they all share a love of craftsmanship, traditions and nature.
There are many ways to embrace the prairie lifestyle. For Poetic Wanderlust creator Tracy Porter, it meant moving to a ranch in California’s Santa Ynez Valley surrounded by a virtual menagerie (page 40). Antiques dealer Sarah Anderson finds serenity in a lodge built from locally sourced wood (page 54). For a busy New Yorker, finding and rehabilitating an old Connecticut dairy was a dream come true (page 92), while for artist Donna Morgan, living in a whimsical tree house proved to be the perfect setting (page 102).
Of course, there is much more to enjoy in this issue, including five other endearing homes. We love to share stories about animals (take a look at Chickening Out), tempt you with easy and tasty recipes from three fun and festive picnics, and inspire you to create your own DIY wedding.
Love treasure hunting? Then don’t miss reading about Counting Sheep Antiques, located in a Massachusetts barn filled to the brim with antiques and artifacts.
Sit back, relax, and enjoy a slice of prairie life!