Simple Carrot Patch For Easter

For the past few years, the kids and I have decorated our street side dogwood tree with plastic Easter eggs.  It was easy, cute, and the trend quickly caught on around the neighborhood.  Well, being like everyone else has never been my thing, which meant it was time for me to get creative and come up … Read more…

Bringing That Spring Feeling Inside

In my neck of the woods, spring blossoms are beginning to burst forth from their sleepy winter buds.  The sight of these hopeful, sweet flowers on my morning walk, lift my spirits from their winter doldrums.  They make me feel happy to be alive, and grateful to be given the blessing of yet another spring.  I wanted to … Read more…

Pallet Wall Mount

Pallet Wall Mount DIY

The 12th Man wreath above my fireplace was looking sad, out of scale, and lonely,  Look at it hanging there all pitiful.  Blech! It needed something to frame it and really make it pop.  It would also be nice if I could find a way to hide all the holes that were left in the wall … Read more…

The Warming House Is Ready For Winter

Who only decorates the front porch for Christmas?  Not this girl!  Leave the white lights up, bring on the snow, and ask a friend if they want to build a snowman.  Have you ever heard of that song?  Of course you have!  No?  Ask a 4 year old girl.  Great!  Now it’s stuck in my head.  … Read more…

Winter Tree From Reclaimed Wood

It is January, it is cold, and my family is still praying for a good ol’ fashioned snowstorm.  Sadly, there is no snow in the forecast, but that won’t stop me from getting my winter decorating on. The arborvitae by my front door has bit the dust, and it’s making the whole front porch look rather sad … Read more…