I received product from Smart Pond to create a fountain in my yard. I have to say that this project with Smart Pond® has been one of the most fun ones I have done since I started blogging. It was so easy to do, and the results are so cute! It adds a lot of beauty to my … [Read more...] about My Smart Pond® Fountain Is Finished
As you may already know if you have been a reader of my blog for very long, I love gardening. After my surgery in 2012 that left me disabled, I discovered that I would not be able to garden in the way that I always had. It took some time for me to find a new way to make a … [Read more...] about Learning to Grow Your Own Food Comes with a Host of Benefits
This post is brought to you by Smartpond. When we bought our house, we had this ugly pond that the previous owners built in our yard. It was too close to the house; it needed a lot of work on it to make it functional; and it had creatures living in it that were noisy. … [Read more...] about My Smartpond Project: Building A Container Fountain For a Butterfly Garden
It seems that spring for many of us has finally come and it’s nearly summer already. With such late winter and spring weather I am sure many are feeling a bit out of sorts with spring cleaning that didn't get done because it was cold so late in the year. Now it seems a mad rush … [Read more...] about Late on Spring Cleaning? Don’t Sweat It!
Flowers are one of things that make life worth living. A beautiful flower reminds us of the fragility and beauty of life. One minute it is here in all its lush color and prettiness, then soon enough it wilts. But don't worry: you can just go out and pick some more! It is … [Read more...] about Flower Power: How Flowers Can Improve Your Mood
Interior designer Tony Fornabaio says “The best interiors make your heart pound.” And he’s right. Think about it for a minute. How many times have you walked into a space and thought, wow-? If you’ve stopped in your tracks and admired the design of a space, then some part of … [Read more...] about 5 Signature Pieces to Make Your Living Room Pop
It's time to update on the garden again. Can you believe it is May 1st already? It seems like just last week was new years! So, here is the update on my little garden. This planter looked like it would be a good one when I bought it, but it is turning out not to be. It … [Read more...] about Garden Update: Getting Plants In Planters
In my previous post about my garden, I promised to update regularly about it and show you how it is growing. Before I do, though, I wanted to show the garden setup that I created last year. Because I am disabled, and can't bend over, dig, or lift anything over about eight pounds, … [Read more...] about My Garden Update: The Potatoes Are Exploding Out Of The Soil!