Holidays · Interior Decorating

Neutral Fall Decor With “A Little Christmas”

When I thought about my fall decor this year, I decided to channel Auntie Mame. Because, if there was ever a fall that “we need a little Christmas right this very minute!” it’s the fall of 2020. Let’s face it, it has been a really tough spring and summer and unfortunately, fall feels like it’s… Continue reading Neutral Fall Decor With “A Little Christmas”

Exterior Decoration

Something Different For Fall Front Door Decor

Life has intervened and I haven’t been able to blog in about nine months. I am not sure if I will continue to publish. But I decided to dip my toe back into the blogasphere by republishing some of my most liked fall offerings. I hope you enjoy this post on fall front porch decorating.… Continue reading Something Different For Fall Front Door Decor

Exterior Decoration · Holidays

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Halloween Decorations

If you follow me you will have noted that I haven’t published anything in almost a year. I have taken time off blogging to focus on family matters. However, I am thinking about returning to the blogosphere on a limited basis. Maybe I’ll start by posting once a month. To that end, I thought I’d… Continue reading “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Halloween Decorations

Exterior Decoration · Gardening

How To Develop A Summer Planter Color Scheme

Once the worst of the tree pollen tsunami has passed, it’s time to clean off all the gunk and start thinking about putting together summer planters for the deck. We use our deck exclusively for outdoor dining, so only an umbrella table, chairs, and our grill are on it. To turn this rather barren space… Continue reading How To Develop A Summer Planter Color Scheme

Gardening

Lessons From A Novice Raised Bed Gardener

I have always wanted to have a vegetable garden. But, the marauding herds of deer in my neighborhood have made most gardening an exercise in futility. However, last year, my wonderful husband built me a raised bed garden with a nifty cover that effectively protects tender seedlings from all and sundry critters. The great thing… Continue reading Lessons From A Novice Raised Bed Gardener