How Does the Number of Blades Affect a Windmill Ceiling Fan?
We love the look on our customers’ faces when they see our Windmill Ceiling Fans for the first time. After all, most people are used to seeing the traditional fan with three to six blades. They buy them off a store shelf somewhere, install it, and think that this is the best they’re going to…Read More
The First Windmill Ceiling Fan: Then and Now
When our fearless leader Kelly Eggers sat down with her husband to build a windmill ceiling fan six years ago, they designed it entirely with their wants, needs, and style in mind. There weren’t any thoughts of creating a windmill ceiling fan business one day. They were focused on finding a way to cool down…Read More
Do Windmill Ceiling Fans Really Work?
Not a day goes by where we don’t get asked, “Do windmill ceiling fans really work?” Of course, they work! But we completely understand why you might ask. After all, they do have that too-good-to-be-true vibe to them. For starters, they’re absolutely beautiful and, unlike any other standard ceiling fan on the market, quickly become…Read More
Should We Use Our Ceiling Fans During the Winter Month?
It’s a lazy weekend afternoon, and you’ve just walked into the living room to watch a movie with your spouse when you notice the custom windmill ceiling fan you installed this summer is still running. Without hesitating, you go to the light switch to turn it off, but your spouse slaps your hand away and…Read More
Western Design vs. Rustic Farmhouse Design: What’s the Difference?￼
The terms “Western” and “Rustic Farmhouse” get thrown around a lot in the design world to describe a variety of unique home decor and accent pieces. We even use them to describe our Windmill Ceiling Fans and the myriad of customized looks we can do to match fixtures and furniture with ease. But when you’re…Read More
Do you Charcuterie?
If you know, you know. If you don’t, well, you should! If the word “charcuterie” doesn’t have special meaning in your life, you might be missing out. What began as a French tradition has quickly become mainstream dining fare and a favorite alternative to ordinary dinner prep for family and friends. Technically, charcuterie (pronounced shahr-ku-tuh-ree)…Read More
Farm life: Riding and Showing Horses
It feels like it was only yesterday. I was maybe 2 or 3 years old when an amazing man named Mr. Gamble started boarding his two Clydesdales at our small farm in Kansas. The horses’ names were Bonnie and Frank, Mr. Gamble would hitch the horses and we would ride around the neighborhood pickin up…Read More
Looking for a different kind of cowboy show? Check Out Netflix’s, How to Be a Cowboy
If you were like us, you likely saw the title to the new Netflix reality show, How to Be a Cowboy, and immediately lumped it in with all the other cowboy shows out there. Without even clicking the “play” button, your mind probably jumped to thoughts of high-stakes drama like Yellowstone, action sequences that rival…Read More
Apple Pie vs. Pumpkin Pie: The Thanksgiving Showdown
So, you’re gearing up for Thanksgiving on the farm. What pie are you bringing? You could easily say, “Ah … pie is pie. Everyone will eat it and be happy,” and most people probably wouldn’t argue with you. But there’s no denying that everyone has their favorite — and for Turkey Day, it usually comes…Read More
Making the Most Out of Life on the Farm
Always dirty. Always in trouble. That’s the best way to describe my life on my grandparents’ Kansas farm as a young girl. After all, what kids do you know enjoy running behind the manure spreader? And it was never a game of how to dodge the flying manure, by the way. Oh, no, no, no…Read More