Cottage Garden Landscaping

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Although I love our home, I have always dreamed of owning a cottage, even if it’s just a weekend retreat. Since I don’t see owning a cottage in my near future, we decided to try our hand at turning our backyard into the feel […]

DIY Wooden Firecrackers: Summer Front Porch Decorating


Many moons ago, we purchased a set of wooden firecrackers that I have been using for my Fourth of July Decorating ever since. Even though the original set of Wooden Firecrackers had been repainted, it was time to give me a fresh look again. But this time, we decided it would be fun to share […]

Easy Table Decorations: Summer Entertaining

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Cook outs, potlucks, Fourth of July parties and Summer Entertaining is upon us! But who has time to spend hours and hours on the Table Decorations? Wouldn’t you rather be at the beach? We have 4 Easy Table Decorations to share with you today…No Sew Table Runner, Paper Snack Bowls, Pinwheels and Cupcake Toppers. There […]

Garden Art from Re-Purposed Shutters


This post is brought to you by Krylon. Hang around here long enough and you’ll realize one thing. It’s very difficult for me to let anything go. My sons are always questioning why I keep things, especially when they are beat up, broken down and in generally bad shape. I think it stems from years […]

How to Build and Plant a Succulent Garden

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Succulent Gardens are becoming more popular every day and for good reason! They are some of the easiest plants you can grow, indoors or out. Succulents come in more than 20,000 varieties, such as cacti, agave and aloe to name a few. They are also very easy to care for, requiring little water and almost […]

DIY Bike Makeover


Yesterday, I gave you a sneak peek at my new Vintage Bike that received a big face lift! I’m super excited to share with you how Doug transformed this old, rusty bike into a simply fabulous looking bike for me. With lots of elbow grease, a few supplies and the better part of two days, […]

Vintage Bicycle Makeover for National Bike Month

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Bike riding is one of my favorite activities, something I have loved since I was a young girl. May is National Bike Month and what better way to celebrate than with a new bike. When we moved into our home about 6 years ago, the folks that lived here before us left a couple of […]