At the The Original Windmill Ceiling Fan Company, we honor craftsmen who have similar values as us, such as their commitment to one-of-a-kind American-made products, hand-crafted quality, and personal one-on-one communication with every customer. Not surprisingly, many of the leaders in this area are all the loud and proud cowgirls, whose enduring spirit and artistic…

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We are around cowboys and ranchers all the time. And trust me when I say they all have an inspiring story to tell about where they’ve been, what they’ve experienced, and where they want to go in life. Heck, Phillip and I could tell you plenty of tales from our days on the farm –…

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When you’re a rancher, rodeo cowboy, or a down-to-earth country farmer, the word vodka doesn’t just roll off the tongue quite as well as drinks like beer, whiskey, or even tequila. But there’s a time and place for everything, and every so often, it’s nice to sit down on the patio with a glass of…

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When most people think of Cognac, they think of a bunch of older, stately gentlemen in suits sitting around a poker table with cigars or having a nightcap in a smoke-filled parlor while telling each other how amazing they are. We’ll be honest; that’s what we first thought. We didn’t think it was for us…

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A few years ago, a friend and his wife had a beautiful covered patio built in their backyard. It started as a small project, but like everything else, it got bigger as time went on. They added furniture, trinkets, and various other design elements, including two store-bought wood ceiling fans. His wife loved them because…

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Imagine this scenario: it’s a chilly October night, and you’ve got the heater in the house set to 80 degrees. You slip on your fuzzy socks, grab the nearest down comforter, and settle into your couch to catch up on your favorite Netflix series. Everything feels fine and dandy — until your spouse walks in…

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The first step when planning a wedding is to secure a venue. For the longest time, most brides would instantly think of having theirs at a traditional church, but if they didn’t want that, there was always a beautiful hotel in the city, the beach, or even a country club. All of these sites are…

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Local Heroes Series: Tom McCutcheon When you grow up on a family farm like we did and spend nearly every waking second riding horses competitively, you are bound to get attached to your animals. And really, the word “attached” is an understatement. Whether it’s a powerful horse or a few heads of cattle, they are…

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