Easter Chick DIY

This girl is going a little cray cray making outdoor Easter decorations.  It started with the Easter Eggs, then came the Carrot Patch, and now I am adding a couple of hatching chicks to the colorful display.  This Easter Chick DIY is what I like to call a Dollar Store hack, and it’s so easy, it’s stupid.  As … Read more…

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…

Easter Eggs For The Garden

Easter is just around the corner and after a trip to the dollar store this morning, I am all charged up and ready to being my outdoor Easter decorating.  One of my favorite ways to decorate on the cheap is by taking uninspired decorations, like these plastic Easter eggs wrapped in tinsel, and repurposing them.  Instead of … Read more…

Spring Container Planting

Spring is certainly springing in my neighborhood.  Temps have been in the 60’s the last couple of days and the birds have been singing their come hither songs.  It was so sweltering hot on Sunday, that the kids and I broke out the shorts and tank tops.  In March!  It’s unheard of, but fantastic. To bring a little … 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…