I've been thinking about this subject for some time now. It's been on my mind a lot lately. Mainly because the tax refund we got is not going as far as I thought it would. We decided we absolutely need to get the house painted this summer. It's two stories and it has to be done by someone other than my husband (who did volunteer but I've heard too many stories about people falling off ladders and ... Read More about Being Happy With What You Have or Striving For More
Morning Glories in My Garden Last SummerThe weather has not been at all conducive to being outside. Seems like every day we have some storm blow through here. In between storms, we have some beautiful blue skies for a few hours and I run outside and pull a few weeds, take a few pictures and make a few plans!So many of the trees are in bloom or already have leaves! Excuse the plastic edging. I ... Read More about Blossoms
Barbara (Grits and Glamour) is hosting a fun party today. You're supposed to show either your Pier One bunny on a stick or any other bunny you have. I'm not quite ready to share my Easter bunnies so I thought I'd share my bunnies on a stick since I've moved them to my china cabinet. These bunnies are a whole lotta cute for $2! I put mine in some blue transferware teacups ... Read More about Bunny On A Stick Spring Party!
Look at this cute "Nest" plaque Vee ( A Haven for Vee ) made for me! Isn't it just darling! Do you see the button she put on the "N". So cute! The colors and paper she used are just perfect. Thank you Vee, I love it! I love it so much I framed it! I made this plate about year ago and I think it looks so cute with Vee's plaque! All I did was use Archival Ink in Jet Black, a nest ... Read More about Nests
It's about that time to start thinking about some Easter decorating! I thought I'd show you a mod podge Easter egg project that I did last year. It's really easy! All you do is take a papermache egg that you can find at any craft store, some white glue or decoupage glue and some glitter. Glue whatever tissue paper, scrapbook paper, wrapping paper or even some cute Easter paper napkins etc ... Read More about Easter Idea From Last Year
Raised beds from 2007 Did you know that seeds sales are up by 30% this year? Yep, lots of people are starting to grow their own food again. With all the food scares in the past few years and the price of fruits and veggies going up, it's really the only way to have some control over your food and food costs. There's nothing as delicious as homegrown vegetables. Freshly picked lettuce for a salad ... Read More about How to Make a Raised Bed