Simple Blue & Blooms Spring Mantel (Ringing in Spring Home Tour)

Excited to share my spring mantel and some more spring décor today as part of the Ringing in Spring home tour!  14 home bloggers are sharing spring touches in their homes over the next few days.  There has already been some beautiful spring inspiration shared like this wreath and décor from Vidya at What’s Ur […]

Decorating with thrift store pillows

Once again I have to say a heartfelt thank you to my readers for your comments, emails, posts on facebook, and just general concern/comfort in the recent passing of my father-in-law.  So many people came to the viewing and funeral – personal friends of ours, co-workers from many, many years of my FIL, church family, […]

Seasonal mantels of 2013

I recapped some of the top posts of 2013 in this post if you missed it.  BUT I thought it would be fun to do a mantel recap post too! You know that I love to decorate my mantel for seasons.  I did it before I was blogging, and would do it even if I […]

How to keep your ferns green and growing even in the summer heat

There is something about living in the south sitting on the front porch and ferns hanging in the breeze that just speaks to me.  I LOVE plants, flowers, nature and all things beautiful and I love having hanging ferns on my front porch. When spring finally comes around and there isn’t much threat of freezing […]

Rid your garden of pesky insects with Worry Free insecticide (win a $25 gift card)

(This is a sponsored post by Pennington. See full disclosure statement below.) I spent the day out working in the yard.  Glad to finally have a break from all the rain although my grass and plants sure have been enjoying it.  While I was weeding the flower beds, I noticed that a good number of […]

Taking care of summer outdoor pests (+ enter to win a $25 gift card)

This is a sponsored post by Pennington.  See full disclosure statement below. Now that we have gotten our grass greener and taken care of our houseplants, it is time to make sure that our yards are clear of those infamous summertime insects and pests. Central Garden & Pet has just the product to help with […]

Taking care of your houseplants (+ enter to win a $25 gift card!)

(This is a sponsored post by  Central Garden & Pet.  See full disclosure statement below.) It is Spring and hopefully you are enjoying getting some yard work done.  We have had some gorgeous days, and I am loving it!  I need to do a post and update you on some progress in the yard but […]

Spring Fling Must-Haves

This is a sponsored post by  Central Garden & Pet.  See full disclosure statement below. Spring.  I thought it would never come this year.  Now that it finally has, I am busy at work outside! I LOVE working outside in the yard.  And judging from my facebook post the other day, a lot of you […]

NO-sew Burlap Rosette Tutorial (DIY Fabric Flower tutorial)

I am back this week to share another DIY flower tutorial as part of the min April Flowers series  I am hosting. If you missed last weeks flower make sure to check out Christa’s felt flower tutorial  – easy to make and so cute! Today I want to show you how to make a NO-SEW […]

Spring Tulip Wreath (make your own wreath tutorial)

It all started when I saw the wreath below shared on facebook.  I fell instantly in love!  And determined to make a tulip spring wreath myself this year for my spring door. I had to do some digging, but finally found the source for the wreath pictured above.  It is from an amazing etsy shop […]