Who Is This Chick?

My name is Nikki; I’m a rural rookie and the future Mrs. B!  Not too long ago, I packed my purse dog into my drop-top, and set out to join the love of my life in his teeny, tiny hometown in rural Pennsylvania.

When I arrived, I foolishly believed that the summer weekends spent in the country as a child had prepared me for full-time country Yay wineliving, despite my having actually been raised on a cul-de-sac in a sub-division in the suburbs. As it turns out, I may have misjudged my own ability to assimilate to the inconveniences of being so far away from…everything.

I’m doing my best to take advantage of all that my new world has to offer, but, as with anything new and unfamiliar, there have been a few (sometimes hilarious, often embarrassing) bumps in the road. I may be a solid 45 minutes from a decent grocery store (a fact that sends me into near-weekly hissy fits), but I’ve gained far more than I’ve given up.

I’ve got a great man, a few grape vines, a horse of my very own and plenty of space for my small dog and her new canine brother to frolic like the nuts that they are. I’m spending time learning how to do things I love – making wine, boating, cooking, and caring for an animal who doesn’t fit in my purse. It has been, and continues to be, an adventure filled with love, laughter, lots of learning, and more than a little wine.

Hopefully, I’ll be able to share a little of what I’ve learned along the way, or at the very least, provide a few entertaining stories about a clumsy blonde girl who invaded the simple country life of a very, very patient boy.

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  • total bullshit, i had to move to the country and i do not have a horse!!!

  • Just have to say I stumbled across your blog and I love it! Also, I love your cute layout 🙂

  • I’m a farmer’s wife too! We live on 3000 acres in the middle of nowhere in Idaho…which is already in the middle of nowhere. I’m a city girl turned country wife. It’s the best!

  • Kaylin

    Oh this sounds so much like me. Hahaha. Can’t wait to follow your blog!

  • Ronda Waters

    Happy SITS Day! 🙂 And I love the sweet creations on your Etsy shop! ~ Ronda at therefurbishedlife.com

  • Nikki-I just clicked over to your blog from Notes from a Newlywed and am so glad I did! I was born and raised in the country so reading some of your stories make me grin. I also am LOVING your adorable Corgi!! What kind of horse do you have? I was raised with Quarter Horses and Paints.

    PS-I’m a new subscriber! I can’t wait ti hear more!

    Myla
    http://www.purplefrontdoor.blogspot.com