It’s Just Julie

Hey, welcome to my newest adventure… I am so glad you’re here! My name is Julie, I bet you knew that by now. I am the chick behind @littlebarnlittlefarm on Instagram. I decided “It’s Just Julie” was the most fitting name for my blog, but why? Well that’s because my response is always the same when anyone calls me Julia. Plus who knows if we will live in a little barn forever, so I wanted my blog to be a little more personal.

About me… well I’m a 29 (again) mom of 2 babes. I have an incredibly hard working husband. We have a Basset Hound, Wylie, that likes to get into all sorts of mischief that you’ll get to see and hear all sorts of stories about.

My little family & I recently moved to a tiny town in Western Kentucky. We fell in love with the beautiful land, the friendly people, & all of the outdoor activities this area has to offer. We chose Crittenden County after visits to my Dad & Step Mom, Laurie’s. This area just felt like the place we wanted to raise our kids. In May 2017 we found a modest 1500 sqft pole barn for sale with 17 acres. It became ours in August 2017. The renovations were complete in December that same year. I then started blogging about our home with a home decor focus more heavily at the end of July 2018. If you’ve found my blog from Instagram thank you so much for taking the time to come see me here!

Anyway, a few more things about me. If there’s not an alarm set or a note on my hand, I will probably forget it. If my glasses aren’t on my face or my head, I’ve probably lost them. Some times I wear a bunch of make-up & pretend I am elite MUA, skilled at contouring. Sometimes I don’t wear any make-up at all…. it’s called balance. I failed my writing proficiency tests in high school 3 times, so bare with me… What do you mean you don’t put a comma after every breath you take when saying a sentence? I literally asked my college professor this question. If you’ve noticed this struggle since you’ve been here, sorry. I was an LPN for 8 years before becoming a stay at home mom. I’m so thankful I am able to be home and raise my children and I owe all the thanks to my husband.

So, what you can expect to find here? You know, besides misplaced commas… I plan on sharing home decor deals, cleaning tips that I find helpful to me, recipes, mom life, & style, you name it. The sky is the limit girlfriend!

My favorite quote that has been on my heart & has been giving me the drive to share my home & life on social media is, “Nothing ventured, nothing gained”. With all that being said, Here is to the next adventure!

I encourage you to share your favorite motivational quote with me in the comments, or let me know you’ve stopped by.

22 thoughts on “It’s Just Julie

  1. What a great first post Julie!! This made me laugh and we all need a little more laughter in life!! Thank you and cant wait to read more!! 💕

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    1. Thank you so much Veronique, I had replied to your comment in the midst of my WiFi being down and I see that it never posted. I am so sorry, thank you so much for reading my first post! I’m so glad I could make you laugh. I hope to share my second post very soon!

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  2. Yay Julie! This is awesome, you’re an inspiration to me! My favorite quote that I used in my senior yearbook as well “today you are you, this is truer than true, there’s no one alive who’s more you-er than you” Dr.Suess. always be the you-est you that you can be 😘😘

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    1. Hey girlfriend! I’m so sorry my reply never posted, I love this quote. It’s so important to stay true to who you are, no matter what’s going on around you! Thanks so much for reading my first post. I am planning on sharing the second one soon!

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  3. Hey Julie!!! This blog is so neat! You go girl!! I’m in the process of getting my own blog together!! Favorite quote of mine:
    “Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m possible.”
    – Audrey Hepburn

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