On Memorial Day I decided to recruit my brother to help me with a little DIY project in my front yard. It was supposed to be simple - we were just moving a couple of hostas and some rock from my side beds to my front beds. Easy peezy. Except not. Because I turned it… Continue reading DIY Curb Appeal
Most days this week it rained so I didn't have to water much. I did discover my first mistake with the garden however and I'm already planning for next year's garden. ***May 18, 2017*** Called my mom when I saw that ALDI had tomato cages for $3.99 in their ad and asked her how many… Continue reading Organic Observations: My First Whoopsie
My kitchen redo continues! A couple of months ago I bought a set of 4 chairs off VarageSale (a great interactive garage sale site that I love to peruse just for fun sometimes). I wasn't happy with the kitchen chairs that I currently had and these were a STEAL - 4 for $20. Well, technically… Continue reading DIY Kitchen Chair Update
So I got a fun surprise while cleaning up the yard the other night - TAPEWORMS in Comet and Liam's poop. Not exactly the surprise I was hoping for. I have an inkling that Liam came to me with them already - dogs can contract these by simply ingesting an infected flea. Once one… Continue reading PSA: Mild Winter Impacting Dog’s Health
I admit, my journal has become the chronicles of my outdoor landscaping as well as my garden...And it's kind of random... ***May 9, 2017*** Discovered a sprig broke off one of my hanging pots this morning. It was too pretty to just throw away so I stuck it in a mason jar in some water… Continue reading Organic Observations: We Have Life!
This weekend I expanded my horizons as far as flea markets go and traveled a couple of hours to the Litchfield Pickers Market. It was incredible! Some of the "markets" I go to tend to have people with overpriced wares and not a lot of variety but this one was a true picker's market. I… Continue reading Picker’s Market
I LOVE styling shelves. I recently spent an entire weekend styling the corner shelf unit in my kitchen to match my new vignettes from my post that I shared a couple weeks ago and I wanted to share the results as well as my 6 rules for perfectly styling shelf units. #1 Have a unifying… Continue reading 6 Rules For Styling The Perfect Corner Shelf