About Vachelle from Farm Boy City Girl

I’m a wife and mom to two beautiful girls. I love to be creative and find new and exciting ways to create, refurbish or just make things look beautiful. I get some of my best inspirations from watching my girl’s creative minds at work. I wrote a childrens book "You Grew In Our Hearts" and I have two blogs: farmboycitygirl.com and storyforalifetime.wordpress.com

The Easiest Banana Bread Muffins

dec 042In our house we have one little monkey that just loves bananas.  The problem is that there are always two or three that just don’t make it.

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Owl Valentine Card

3 001It’s that time of year again when that note from school comes home and you think to yourself – there is no way it’s Valentine’s Day already!  Before you read the note you already know it means work so you prepare yourself!

Cranberry Trifle

dec2 003Who doesn’t like a sweet salad?  For Thanksgiving, Christmas, Fourth of July or just a Monday night – this quick salad is perfect.

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It’s Time to Get Cozy

nov 003With winter here and the holidays in full force it’s nice to cozy up with family and friends. We love our decor to look the same way we feel so why not cozy up candle holders too.

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Ugly Gold Fixture Transformed

gold fixtureI am very excited for this post!  I am so proud of Farm Boy and how talented he is.  It seriously amazes me  that I can show him a picture of something, find something similar that I think can be transformed, and poof somehow he does it.

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Easy Halloween Spider

Fall 057What is creepier then a spider at Halloween? Or really any time of the year?  This is a spider using left over parts from an old project.

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Easy Art For a Large Wall

Feb 2013 014I really struggled with my eight year old daughters room and what to put on the large wall above her bed.  This is how it ultimately ended up but I did a few things before this that basically had no cost. Continue reading


aug 2013 070Oil rubbed bronze paint is amazing!  I know this is old news but I have been collecting some ugly gold things that I have purchased at Goodwill. Continue reading

Brownie Oreo Trifle

June 2013 012I love easy desserts and this is one that is easy, delicious and pretty in a trifle bowl. Continue reading