There's a jingle
on the farm.

Hi, I’m Sandy Sheldon.

My husband and I had the opportunity to purchase this stately Colonial in California’s wine country. I created this blog so I could take you along with me as I completely transform this property creating my family's dream home, Rock Haven Farm. We'll fully renovate the main house, add a ground floor master suite, and build a rustic entertainment barn, the Taj Ma Barn. Together we'll navigate the world of interior design, and at the end, bring the loves of my life home to the farm!


If you’d like to know how it all began, you can read my story HERE.

Sophie Sheldon

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We're a few steps closer to success, or at least the start of this project.

Happy January Farmers!

I hope you all had a wonderful time during your holiday celebrations.  My family and I had an exceptionally wonderful Christmas this year as we played host to around 18 for Christmas Eve.  We then spent a few...

Mrs. Colonial and I send you wishes for the merriest Christmas and hope that your New Year is laced with spirit and spunk!

Sent with love from the farm,

Sandy Sheldon

She remained steady on her ridge, determined to decide her own fate.

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Oh how I LOVE finding you in my In box on Sundays!!  So FUNNNN to ride alongside!!


The transformation is such great fun to watch, thank you for sharing! I'm truly loving following her beauty and warmth coming through.


I get so excited when I see you have a new post! There is a lot of love in that home now....from you . . . I can't wait to see what's next.



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Hope you enjoyed your visit!

This huge interior design and home renovation adventure will certainly test me, but I'm throwing caution to the wind and plunging head first into design euphoria. I have  great things in store for Mrs. Colonial, and hope I can share every exciting and beautiful detail with you!