April showers bring May flowers, but guess what else you can find in May? DEALS! May is the perfect time to find some of your favorite things at their rock bottom price, which means it is time to stock up. But how do you know what to keep your eyes open for? Take a look below at 50 items to buy in May, which are sure to be at their lowest prices and worth stocking up on. Knowing what to buy in May ... Read More about What To Buy In May
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How To Organize Your Linen Closet. Re-organizing this house before we put it on the market made me realize that I really, really like having a place for everything and everything in its place! I was surprised at how much my husband loves it too! One of the great things about moving is that you get to start over with your home. I plan on spending some time making sure that all the spaces in our ... Read More about Organizing Your Linen Closet
Fall is a great time to plant just about everything! The cooler temperatures and added chance of good rain help the roots to become well-established. Plus, planting in the fall gives plants a head start compared to spring planting. Also, most of the Big Box stores start to clearance their garden section in fall in preparation for Christmas trees (at least around here). So that's another reason why ... Read More about A Budget Friendly Garden Makeover
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
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!