Archives for May 2018

Joanna Gaines Style Farmhouse Rustic Wood Hanging Milk Bottle Flower Vase

Joanna Gaines Style Farmhouse Rustic Wood Farmhouse Hanging Milk Bottle Flower Vase Who doesn’t love Joanna Gaines style?  I think she would hang this rustic wood milk bottle flower vase in a heartbeat! It’s such an easy project and you can put real blooms from your garden or faux flowers to enjoy it year-round.

Talk of the Town #125

I hope you had a wonderful Memorial Day yesterday.  My daughter came over and we grilled outside, but the bugs were ferocious so we ate indoors.  She stayed to watch a movie with me and we laughed so much. Now it’s time do get on with the party! Welcome back to Talk of the Town! We’ve got some fantastic features to show you this week!

Repurposed Plastic Bucket to Garden Supplies Caddy

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #FreeandCleanLiving #CollectiveBias This post contains affiliate links, which means I make a small commission at no extra cost to you. Repurposed Plastic Bucket to Garden Supplies Caddy Turn a cat litter bucket into the prettiest garden supplies caddy with just a few supplies.  It’s so easy to do and it keeps plastic buckets out of the landfills and turns them into a {Read More}

Visiting Family +10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas

10 Fresh Farmhouse Style Decor Ideas to Renew Your Space We got home from helping our son and his wife move to New Mexico almost 2 weeks ago and I’ve been meaning to share a few photos ever since.  I also have a great round-up of farmhouse style decor ideas because I know it’s fun to update the look in our home with fresh ideas.

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.

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}