My heart gives thanks for many things; I know not how to name them all. My soul is free from frets and stings, For Sun and stars, for flowers and streams, For work and hope and rest and play - For empty moments given to dreams, For these my heart gives thanks today. ~William Braithwaite I got that banner last year from Mika, Tina's daughter (Cherry Hill Cottage). My sweet girl is home ... Read More about Happy Thanksgiving!
Just so you don't think I spend all my time shopping at Goodwill -- Here are some frugal things I did this week.A friend gave us a pair of velveteen green drapes that she had made about 6 years ago (remember when velvet drapes were all the rage) and I hung one panel in the opening between our family room and the stairs leading up to the foyer in an effort to keep the cold air downstairs. The dog ... Read More about Frugal Doings This Week
I've been planting Jonquils all week. The town I live in is also known as "The Jonquil City" and every fall you can buy a huge bag of Jonquils (a type of daffodil) from the city for a few dollars . I had a few left over so I thought I'd pot some up and put them on my deck so we could enjoy them from inside the house come spring.Have you ever triple layered bulbs in containers? It's a great way to ... Read More about Triple Layer Bulbs and A Pillow Makeover
Come on in! I'm busy painting so I thought I'd just share a few pictures with you today. When you walk through my home you're sure to see a few recurring themes or motifs! Not so many that you can actually say something like "Wow, she really likes cows!" type of thing, but enough so that there's a unifying feeling that flows from room to room.Today I'll just show the check & harlequin ... Read More about Checks & Harlequins
I found a couple of good deals this week. First I found a set of 4 vintage looking rooster plates at....where else....TJ Maxx for $6.99!I needed something for my dining room on sides of the patio doors. So I split up that Fleur di Lis art that I did and put one on each side of the door and put the plates underneath.Left side above & right side below.Then I went to Michael's and all the fall ... Read More about Roosters & Hydrangeas
I've been tagged by Should a been a belle to to list 7 Random Things About Me (those of you who used to read The Feathered Nest probably already know all these things about me so feel free to skip down to today's post. But I thought that since I have quite a few new readers that they might like to get to know me a bit better. I hate to drive! Consequently I try to drive as little ... Read More about What’s Bloomin, Awards, & Random Things About Me