Spring Blooms and Pop In Color

This post is sponsored by Monrovia, but my love of spring blooms is all my own! Happy spring to you all! This time of year energizes me and it's definitely my favorite season of the year.  I just wish it lasted longer!  When blooms burst out on my flowering trees in the front yard, I know that Spring is here and everything will be coming alive again and bursting forth with beauty and blooms. … [Read more...]

Blooms Sent to Your Door

Most all women I know love flowers, whether they get them from someone special or pick them up while out at the grocery store. Flowers just have a soothing and healing effect and add so much color and prettiness to a room.  If you look at magazines, fresh flowers are always part of the background. They are just what a room needs for a pick me up.  In case you are like me and don't have a backyard … [Read more...]

Tools for Those Outdoor Jobs

I've now been in my house for 4 years and wow, has it changed in the last few years.  Two years ago in April, my entire front yard was landscaped and that totally changed the front of my house in so many good ways. It was once a barren landscape of nothing, with only 2 trees anchoring the front yard and nothing else along the front of the house.  Landscaping truly makes such a difference in a home … [Read more...]

Fall on the Front Porch

This post is sponsored by Tree Classics Last year, I partnered with Tree Classics on all things Christmas showing how I used some of their products in my home and this year, we are collaborating again for the Holiday season, starting a little early with Fall. As I've mentioned before, I don't do a ton of Fall decorating. While the rest of blogland is exploding in Fall decor all over the … [Read more...]

Southern Wedding at Roselawn Museum: Cartersville, GA

I've got a fun post to share with you today.  You've all met my dear friend, Vicki.  I've shared her on my fashion posts and it's been awhile since she has appeared on my blog, but her youngest son, Tanner, just got married and it was a fun wedding to attend.  Vicki put together a rehearsal dinner at their church fellowship hall and asked me to help her with the tables so I did and we got that all … [Read more...]

Umbrella Addition to the Patio

Since I added the patio space to my backyard last year, this is the second season I’ve gotten to use it. I'm still so happy that I decided to have it built out. The whole look enhances my backyard so much. Having a screened porch and now a patio just makes my backyard that much more enjoyable.  Plus it's really pretty to look at!  When I walk out my back door now, that patio connects the … [Read more...]

Enchanted Lake Garden

Today Rhoda has graced me with an opportunity to share my enchanted summer garden with you and I could not be happier to meet each one of you. My name is Karen Marie and my blog is Dragonfly & Lily Pads. I hope you enjoy a leisurely stroll around my garden in Michigan. I love having visitors to the garden. One of my Hydrangeas has produced a heart shape bloom two years in a row. Click on … [Read more...]

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