• How To Make A Indoor Succulent Dish Garden

    If you think that you don’t have a green thumb, then this project might just be for you! I made an indoor succulent dish garden over the weekend and so can you. It’s such an easy, quick...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • Easter Decorations

    Easter Sunday will be here before we know it! I finally got around to doing a  little Easter decorating this week. I only bought 2 new things at the Dollar Tree (some candy and plastic eggs), otherwise...

    • Posted 9 years ago
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  • An Autumn Treat – Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

    Aren’t you ready to bake and eat all things pumpkin! I know I am! I have been on the search for a healthy pumpkin oatmeal cookie recipe for the past few months. In my search for the...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • My Largest Fall/Winter Vegetable Garden Ever!

    The weather has just been perfect for the past week so I’ve been a busy bee getting my summer vegetable garden cleaned up and planting the fall/winter vegetables. I had such wonderful success using row covers on...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Red Toile Curtains with Yellow Pom Pom Fringe!

    We had one very rainy stormy day this week so I decided to do a few indoor projects. Besides working on my bookcases, I also took down my polka dot curtains which I’ve enjoyed all summer. Here’s...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Sprucing Up the Deck

    I really need to re-do the stain on my deck – it’s been peeling all summer. But that’s too big of job to tackle right now so I thought I’d start with this – I know…awful right?...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Using Old Windows

    I mentioned a while ago that my husband had brought home a few old windows that a neighbor had put in the garbage when they got new ones. So I’ve been looking around the web trying to...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Home Sweet Frugal Home #2

    Are your dollars not stretching as far as they used to? I know mine aren’t! So I thought I’d start sharing some frugal things that we do as a way to encourage myself and maybe give someone...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Home Sweet Frugal Home

    I don’t know about you, but I know our dollars are not stretching as far as they used to. Grocery prices seem particularly bad and with the drought in the midwest are only going to get worse....

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Planting Under Mature Trees

    I wanted to share with you an on going project that I started way back in March. Basically I widened the liriope circle around a clump of trees and added some new plantings and a new focal...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Faux Barnwood Letters

    I finally did something with the unfinished chipboard letters I got from Hobby Lobby a long time ago. The regular price of this size letter is $1.99 and I got them at 40% off. If you wait...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • An Orchard – Big or Small Is a Lovely Idea

    When we moved into this house we had an old apple tree, a whole bunch of crabapples  and an apricot tree on the property. Now the apricot was planted right outside the backdoor and every summer we’d...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Cross Gallery Wall

    I guess a  gallery wall can be  a collection of anything – empty frames, mirrors, family photos, plates, vintage maps, clock faces, whatever you like (or it can be eclectic and a mix of things but with a theme...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Basil
    Basil, The Garden & The Fence

    I’m starting to get emails asking if I’m o.k. so I thought I’d a better post about my basil! Yes, I’m fine and I’ll give a personal update at the end of this post (I still have...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • Around Here…

    The sunflowers I planted in my cutting garden bed are tightly closed but will open soon! I really love zinnias. They’re so easy to grow from seed here and come in such beautiful colors. Get a package...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • DIY Trellis – Make A Trellis Out of Wire

    I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with my back fence line since all my trees and bushes were cut down by Colonial Pipeline during their vicennial right of way maintenance. Since I can’t replant...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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A Cultivated Nest