New Uses for Old Doors in the Home

One of the cheapest ways to bring character into the home is by using an old door. This is a perfect project for a rainy weekend, when you’re stuck inside want to make your home feel fresh and new. It’s also a great way to dress up a guest room on a budget, or how about the… [Read More]

How to Make a Leaf Embossed Concrete Fountain

The concrete bird bath that we had on our hillside fell over and broke. So this week’s Tuesdays in the Garden theme, DIY Garden Decor or any DIY How To Garden post, gave me the perfect excuse to create a new one.  I wanted to make a leaf embossed concrete fountain that the birds could… [Read More]

Aromatic and Tangy Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette

A restaurant that my friends like to visit, makes the most delicious cilantro lime vinaigrette. It’s rich and silky, and reminds me a little of a pesto sauce. So I thought I’d give it a try and attempt to create a similar yummy dressing.  Cilantro Lime Vinaigrette Recipe I love the beautiful green color of the… [Read More]

How To Make A Living Wreath

This living wreath project makes a great gift or something that you can use to adorn your home. I have used herbs and ground covers in this project, but you can also use annuals. Just keep in mind that low-growing and trailing plants work best and think about the level of sun in the area… [Read More]

Entertaining with Edible flowers

Using edible flowers when entertaining adds color and interest to your presentation, and I think it also adds an extra “something” that you don’t see every day. The taste of most flowers is very mild, but their beauty makes everything extra special. this post contains affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy Safety… [Read More]

Easy to Make Favorite Cheesy Hashbrown Potato Casserole

This super easy cheesy hashbrown potato casserole was requested by my daughter for Easter dinner. It’s one of those quick ones that you’ve probably seen in a church, school or local town cookbook. You may even have your own recipe for this one. However, if for some reason you haven’t tasted, or made a cheesy potato… [Read More]

How to Work the Color Wheel to Boost Your Curb Appeal

Last fall we had a giant red maple tree removed from the very front of our house. This left a noticeable bare spot. I haven’t decided what to plant there permanently yet, because I know there will be more sun in this area, I’m just not sure how much. However, the bare spot does nothing… [Read More]