Lavender Festival at Becker Vineyards

Greetings Friends! Today I am sharing highlights from a lavender festival I attended at a local vineyard...

Lavender festival

Friday's Find: Vintage Jewelry...and More!

TGITF Friends! It was a good week for thrifting! I scored a bag of vintage costume jewelry at a yard sale and some other vintage goodies on sale at my favorite thrift store...

Vintage jewelry

Creating Fragrant Garden Paths

Greetings Friends! Whether it is the sweet scent of roses or the intoxicating aroma of honeysuckle, the garden can offer a potent array of aromatherapy. One of the many ways I've used herbs in my garden is to create fragrant paths...

Plant herbs for fragrant paths and landscaping

Chicken Feeder Challenge: Blessings and Blooms on the Mantel!

Greetings Friends! Before Easter, I used this vintage chicken feeder to style my mantel. Since then, I have challenged myself to get creative with the chicken feeder for each seasonal change.  For now it's all about blessings and blooms ... 

Chicken feeder mantel

Friday's Find: Vintage Egg Basket Planter

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! Today's vintage find makes the perfect hanging basket for these coral impatiens...

Repurposed vintage egg basket planter

Easiest Banner Ever!

Happy Wednesday Friends! I love creating and re-creating, but isn't it nice every once in awhile to find a perfect little accent that is ready as is? Especially when it comes from the bargain bins...

Easy upcycled banner

Memorial Day Revisited: Simple Pleasures!

Greetings Friends! Since Memorial Day is right around the corner, I thought we would revisit a previous post I shared for celebrating the occasion by observing simple pleasures...

Memorial Day at home

Friday's Find: Insulators to Succulent Vases!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! I found these vintage glass insulators hiding in the garage at an estate sale.   The aqua glass was so pretty , I thought they would make lovely vases...

Insulator succulent vases

Garden Urn Upcyle

Happy Wednesday! Today I'm sharing an upcycle from a recent estate sale find...

Chalk painted garden urg

{DecoArt provided the chalk paint, acrylic and wax used in this post.  All opinions are my own!}

A Mother's Day Tribute

Happy Mother's Day! Whether you are still chasing little ones or adjusting to an empty nest, I hope you are getting loved on today.  I want to take the opportunity to honor my dear mother...

Mother's Day

Friday's Find: A Trio of Tea Cups!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday!  Don't you just love a pretty little teacup? I scored a trio of these vintage lovelies by Fire-King...

Etsy: Thrift Store Addiction

My Outdoor Dream Chair...for Less! Updated

Happy Wednesday Friends! Have you ever come home from the perfect vacation longing to capture the same mood at home? Maybe you added a soothing water feature or relaxing hammock comparable to one from your recent getaway.  A few years ago, I was blessed to go on vacation with my brother and his sweet family to Seaside, Florida.  We stayed in a charming beach house.  Every morning and many evenings we gathered on the porch in these perfect chairs....

Polywood Adirondack Chairs
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Saturday in Mason: Lilacs-N-Calico & Co.

Greetings Friends! Last week I shared my finds from the little town of Mason. I was so taken with Lilacs-N-Calico & Co. --a whimsical clothing shop with charming vintage displays, I just had to share it with you...

Lilacs-N-Calico & Co.

Friday's Find: Little Red Stools!

Thank God it's thrifty Friday, Friends! I am excited to share today's fabulous find--how cute are these little red stools?

Red metal stools