Have you ever felt the urge to change things up in your home but haven’t wanted to spend a lot of money to do so? The urge to refresh my home has been pretty strong lately but the budget is screaming no way! So, I have decided to do a few things, without spending a […]
It’s almost a new month which means it is almost time for a new wreath on my front door. This time around I went with something I saw on Pinterest years ago: a Repurposed Garden Hose Wreath. Gray isn’t exactly my first color choice for this, but the whole idea behind my wreaths this year […]
8 Life Lessons Learned from Stitchery – comparing life to cross stitch, embroidery, crewel and needlepoint.
Researching your Family Tree can be a fascinating but overwhelming undertaking. With today’s technology it is easier than ever to find out where your ancestors came from. But with all of that information out there it might seem daunting to begin. Fear not! I have some tips from my own experience to help you get […]
Fun and Frugal Fall Banner – made with leftovers from other fall projects and supplies bought after the season in years past.
Last week I posted some close up photos of the flowers in my garden. This week I decided to get down low and take shots from another angle. I only lasted a short while out there, because it is rather hot out there, and when you are a woman “of a certain age” the heat […]
So many Californians are still under the misguided impression that in order to have a drought tolerant garden you need to have rocks and cacti. And I won’t even comment on people outside of the state that still insist the entire state is, and always was, a desert. In my area, Coastal Sage Shrub is […]
While looking for the sewing scissors meme for yesterday’s post I found so many more I wanted to share I thought I’d better do another post or my social media feeds would be clogged all day. If you sew or craft, or love someone who does, you will understand… TRUTH – at least in my […]
I have been sneaking out early in the morning to get a little work done in the garden because it is still hot here by 10 a.m. And with Hurricane Norbert heading north it is going to be pretty humid for the next few days. Fingers crossed that it will bring us some desperately needed […]
This is my summer of getting things done. Early this summer I plowed through 3 1/2 years of scrapbooking for my and completed five scrapbooks in one week – thank you Shutterfly! Then I switched to my patio furniture. We bought the set a few years ago, and I swear any finish that was on it washed […]