So I chose a color for the barn. It's called...."Barn" :) by Martha Stewart. I figure she knows about barns and I didn't have time to go through my usual routine of testing color after color. So far I love it. I'm trying to get as much of the barn done as I can because it's supposed to rain every day next week. It's slow going since my summer help is in college and busy. The ... Read More about Barn Painting, Tree Planting & General Getting Dirty Stuff
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I have room for several new raised beds in my kitchen garden area since my daughter and I expanded the veggie garden fence this summer. Normally we make our own raised beds from pine boards (see my tutorial on How To Build A Raised Bed). But I was recently able to get the last two clearanced cedar raised bed kits at Lowe's a few weeks ago and put one together by myself. It was so easy! All ... Read More about The Start of My Fall Vegetable Garden
Thank you so much for all your kind comments about my little corner bed makeover! I’m still working outside but we had a bit of a rainy afternoon on Tuesday so I came inside and changed out the vignette on the dresser in my dining room (should have cleaned the house instead but just didn’t feel like it). My Dining Room Display It’s a change for me. I’m usually into color – red, apple ... Read More about Lace, Toile, Creamy Whites & A Touch of Silver!
How We Plan To Live On Less Money So as I mentioned before, when my husband was shifted into another position in his company we lost quite a bit of income - over $600 each check (that's $1200 a month!!!). Not only that, but, we didn't find out this was going to happen until 3 days before payday! Oh yes, somehow they didn't think it important enough to let him know. I found out because I always ... Read More about How We Will Manage On Less Money