Cheap update for plastic planters

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Thanks for all the kinds thoughts and prayers about my friend's son...this I know...Prayers WORK! He continues to improve everyday and I will keep you posted.... So I was hanging onto 1/2 of a yard of burlap FOREVER….I mean like FOREVER…I have had it for probably 3 years….and yet I still moved it to the new house. Time to put that burlap to … [Read more...]

Easy Fall Planter (Outdoor Fall Décor)

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Good gravy we made it to Friday! My boys have big sports plans this weekend that include an NBA exhibition game...an NFL game and a huge rival high school football game. The peanut and I are looking forward to PUPPYTIME with our Stella girl who will be coming home on Saturday:) Plus, the weather is turning cooler...whoot!!! I wanted to share this … [Read more...]

Mini Tour of Outdoor Spaces

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I have been sharing a bunch on social media showing some of our outdoor spaces. It is slowly but surely coming together. We are really enjoying our new neighborhood... walking for coffee or to grab a beer at night. Both Bill and I never realized how much we would enjoy just being outside and walking the neighborhood. Norton Commons is so pedestrian … [Read more...]

Paper bag vase: Patriotic decor

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Let’s just call this your magazine to summer time fun. I am teaming up with not one, not two….but 110 other bloggers to bring you a slew of summer time ideas that all center around red, white and blue! The web will be lit up today with patriotic goodness so be sure to pass this link along and spread around the summer cheer! Search the hashtag … [Read more...]

DIY Boxwood Wreath

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I am sorry I am a woman of few words lately! The end of the school year always seems like Christmas time….so much to get done in a little amount of time. Plus…with moving…it seems there is not enough hours in the day! But I have stuff to share with you…it is just hard finding the time to write about it! Hoping it calms down soon…and lazy summer … [Read more...]

Twin headboard becomes outdoor cooler table (repurpose furniture DIY)

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Elmer’s ProBond Advanced for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My friends at Elmer's challenged me this month to create something that would require me to bond a porous and a non-porous material….lots of things popped in my head. Mixed Materials such as wood and tile, fabric and metal, … [Read more...]

Outdoor Projects to do in One weekend (Spring Inspiration)

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Hey all! We made it to Friday….barely:) I thought it would be fun to do a little outdoor inspiration round up to get you outside this weekend. These are all projects from years past…but you may have missed some of them. I hope one of these inspires you to go outside and have some fun projecting!       Spring Porch 10 tips to … [Read more...]

DIY Outdoor Shower

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Guess what!!! My dad has been given the all clear to go to the beach! His Dr had him do a few test....all came back negative...no cancer present! Praise God:) He will be having another surgery on his bladder in May to basically begin to heal his bladder from the inside. We are beyond thankful and relieved. Thank you so much for all your kind emails … [Read more...]

Beach Cottage Dreaming and outdoor shower inspiration

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Thanks for all your excitement and sweet encouraging words about our new adventure. We are so ready to get started enjoying this beach house! Some projects will have to wait….but others we are hoping to complete this year. We already had the kitchen wall opened up…so I will be sharing those pictures with you soon (pssst....I am there right now so … [Read more...]

Big Wreath for Little Money

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  Most of you probably already have your wreath out on your door….but I thought I would share this just incase (and you can really use this little trick all year long...with any old wreath:). I was in need of dressing two doors this year since we have the double doors now. I had a few strands of a heavy garland that I wanted to use outside … [Read more...]