jars in a row

Budget Fall Centerpieces

  There was an interesting thing posted on Facebook this week. The most popular post on Hometalk last year was some simple Budget Fall Centerpieces. They had a whopping 1.5 million views. Wow, that’s a lot of page views! They were…
Wooden bridge with cherry blossoms

The Secret of the Garden

  I have been meaning to visit the local botanical garden for the last several weeks. We usually go there once a year in the middle of the summer. For some reason,  I kept putting it off. I was too…
Pillows on wicker sofa

Simple Pillow Tutorial

This post was sponsored by Fairfield World. Any opinions given are completely my own. I have spent the last few days working on the porch decorating. I have been sewing pillows left and right. I can’t wait to share the…
Jeans with ragged hem

How to Hem Jeans

  I have been blogging for 6 years now. Hard to believe it’s been that long! I have hundreds of posts on this website. I am in the process of refining my brand and developing my future goals. One of…
appletree

Lessons from the Arborist

Buying a home in an established neighborhood is great because of the mature trees. There are a number of them in the yard and we knew right from the start that they hadn’t been properly maintained in many years. The…
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No Sew Lavender Sachet

I love the smell of fresh lavender. I would love to visit Calefornia or France during the peak season and see nothing but fields lavender for miles around. I think I would take an extra suitcase and bring it home…
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Guest Room Update

We spent our recent vacation Florida at my sons house at the beach. It was loads of fun, but it’s hard for me to just be on vacation without a project. As much as I love relaxing, there is something…