Blog Archive

Sunday, July 15, 2018

DIY Cotton Boll Potted Plant

When I spotted these baby cotton boll garlands at one of my favorite shops,    I knew they would be perfect for a project that had been spinning around in my head for a while.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Summer Floral Design

My flower garden is thriving!   
 I cut a big basket of flowers to create a centerpiece for the family room table.

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Week End Treasure Hunt

Not too many yard sales this past week end,    but I found quite a few things at what few there were.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Let's Stay Home Summer Mantel

Since H and I are planning to have a staycation this summer,    I thought creating a Let's Stay Home summer mantel would be a great idea.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Summer Three Tiered Stand

I finally got the last counter in the kitchen cleaned and created a fresh summer centerpiece to put on it.   

Come Tour my Favorite Place to Shop

I am frequently asked where I purchase my goodies and today I am going to share one of my favorite places in the Southwest to find home and garden decor.

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Watermelon Vase

Since the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday this year,    I think we'll just celebrate all!     

Friday, June 29, 2018

Mom's Farmhouse Kitchen

I love being  in the garden but it's been too hot to be outside,   so I've been working on some new vignettes on the kitchen counters.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Watermelon Decor for the 4th of July

The 4th of July will be here in soon,    so I've started getting the front porch ready for a celebration with family and friends.    

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Retro Small Appliances for the Kitchen

My sweet pink coffee pot finally bit the dust........I'll miss her!      After looking long and hard for another pink one (for less than $300)   I gave up the search and went another way.

Backyard Blooms

I last shared the backyard about 5 weeks ago when the rose bushes were in full bloom.     

Monday, June 25, 2018

Summer Kitchen


I did some deep spring cleaning in the kitchen back in the middle of April,    so after a little more than 2 months it's time to do my summer cleaning in the kitchen.   
  I wipe down the front part of the counters many times every day......but I don't move out the decor that's up against the back splash unless I see something has splattered up against it.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Small Changes that made a Big Difference

The display cabinet in the family dining room is so big that it is very time consuming to make any big changes to it......not to mention a lot of work!       I dusted everything on the inside and put all the pieces back in about the same place that they were.

Monday, June 18, 2018

Patriotic Inspired Mantel

I thought since we are half way thru June,    it was time for me to replace the spring mantel decor with something more summery.