The Taming of the Yard

July 6, 2017 | Curb Appeal, Outdoors, Tools

This post is sponsored by Toro, but all content and opinions are solely my own.   My yard is approximately the size of a postage stamp.  A 3,000sf postage stamp.  That includes the house, shed, […]

Dahlias for Beginners

September 9, 2015 | Garden, Outdoors

Dahlias, in my personal opinion, are pretty much the best flower out there.  There may even have been a consideration that a late summer wedding would allow me to have dahlias in my bouquet.  We […]

Outdoor Update

June 30, 2014 | Garden, Outdoors

This is one of those years where summer seems to be wizzing past even though it’s just started.  Where has it gone already?!  I’m totally behind with our gardens and haven’t even finished mulching the […]


May 12, 2014 | Garden, Inspiration, Outdoors

It was a pleasant surprise on Saturday when the predicted rain decided to clear long enough for Hubby and I to get started on this year’s garden.  Since the weather was still threatening a downpour […]

Going Green

July 10, 2013 | Design, House, Outdoors

My house is very happy.  Or at least it should be- I know I am.  I’m absolutely in love with the new door color. Apparently it was exactly 2 years ago (2 years ago tomorrow […]