Archives for May 2018

Vintage Style Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor

Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor Make this easy Peonies Mailbox Wall Decor for your front door or as vintage style wall decor. We have a large flower bed in our front yard along our gravel road, mostly filled with irises and peonies.  I rarely show it on the blog because it always needs weeding and looks messy.  Ain’t nobody got time for weeding! But I’m going to show it to you today because my peonies are in full bloom and they are {Read More}

Stroke Awareness Month and My Journey Back After My Stroke

Stroke Awareness Month and My Journey Back After My Stroke As most of you know, I suffered a stroke last November early in the morning on Thanksgiving Day. I wrote an update back in December, but since it’s been 6 months ago and May is National Stroke Awareness Month, I thought I would give you another update.

Giveaway Winner & Talk of the Town #124

Before we get started with today’s Talk of the Town party, I just want to give my condolences to anyone who knew or lost a loved one in the Santa Fe, Texas school shooting. It’s heartbreaking that this keeps happening over and over. At the end of the party today, the winner is announced to the Dixie Belle Products giveaway so be sure to check to see if you were the winner!

Front Yard Junk Garden Update

Front Yard Junk Garden Update This is just a quick post to share what my front yard Junk Garden looks like this year.  I’ve had so much fun working on this Junk Garden as well as the one by my guest house.  I’ll be sharing the full reveal of My Secret Garden Patio probably later this week.  You can check out my plans for it here.

Favorite Things and Movie Recommendations: May Edition

Favorite Things and Movie Recommendations: May Edition   I thought I’d try something fun and different this month.  I don’t know if I’ll do it every month, so you’ll have to let me know what you think about it. I’m going to share some of my recent favorite things along with some movie recommendations.

Fresh Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap

Pick some some fresh rosemary from your garden and make this Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap.  It smells so fresh and brings the garden indoors! Fresh Rosemary Eucalyptus Goat’s Milk Soap Rosemary Eucalyptus Soap is scented with 100% pure rosemary and eucalyptus essential oils. Supplies: (Makes 4 bars) 1 lb. Goat’s milk soap base Sprig of fresh rosemary Sprig of fresh eucalyptus 6 Drops rosemary essential oil 6 Drops eucalyptus essential oil Soap coloring (optional) Soap mold Spritz bottle filled with rubbing alcohol Fresh {Read More}

Mint Chocolate Berry Breakfast Smoothie

Mint Chocolate Berry Breakfast Smoothie Chocolate for breakfast?  Try this delicious Mint Chocolate Berry Breakfast Smoothie!  It has rich cacao powder, bright berries, and refreshing mint.  It’s gluten free and vegan and tastes as good as it is for you! It’s also an excellent source of antioxidants, fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals. Just throw everything in a blender and you’ll have a delicious superfood smoothie in a snap! Ingredients: 1 cup Spinach 2 Tbsp Rolled Oats 1/2 cup Blueberries 1 tsp {Read More}

Talk of the Town 123

Last week we traveled from Illinois to Arkansas to New Mexico and back to help our middle son and his wife move.  He landed a graphic design job at a large church fresh after graduating from college (yippie!).  His wife was accepted to graduate school (another yippie!).  As a mom, it’s so good to see their lives coming together.  I’m so proud of both of them and couldn’t be happier!  God is so good!  I’ll share more about my trip {Read More}

My Plans for a Secret Garden Patio in Unused Yard Space

My Plans for a Secret Garden Patio in Unused Yard Space It’s a good thing the back of our garage isn’t visible to anyone except us, because it’s an embarrassing sight. It’s a junk storage zone, complete with two huge antique windows, a gas can, a broken bike, a broken storm door, some sheet metal, two kayaks, and lots of trash. If you stand on the side of my guest house, right in front of my garden with my vintage {Read More}

Mother’s Day Dixie Belle Giveaway

Happy Mother’s Day to everyone!  To celebrate, I have a great giveaway for anyone who loves painting or DIY projects. The kind folks at Dixie Belle Paint Company have provided a bunch of products that one lucky winner will receive. Here’s what’s included (post includes affiliate links):

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