Stop Mowing the Lawn! Create an Edible Landscape

Stop all that Mowing, Create your Edible Landscape!!

Landscaping and lawns are a valuable part of anyone’s home and add’s that extra curb appeal.  Why not stop all of the mowing and create an edible landscape instead.

Shrubs, hedges, trees, annual and perennial flowers are great, but why not also save money by adding in edible vines and bushes to your landscape.  Fresh vegetables and herbs will add visual appeal to your landscape.  This will also help reduce your grocery bill.  Stay with me through this, I will get you there.

BHG Edible Lanscape

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Easy One Pan Lemon Chicken Dish

One Pan Lemon Chicken

When the days are long and time is short an easy healthy one pan dish may be the answer.  If your family is like mine you don’t have the time or the luxury to spend in the kitchen preparing meals.

You know the routine…it’s hurry home from work, drop off and pick up from this practice, or attend this committee meeting.  After all of this is done there is little or not time for cooking.  I have found a great remedy for this all so familiar problem….One Pan Lemon Chicken

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15 Industrial DIY Projects

Industrial DIY Projects

Industrial DIY decor is hot and what’s in right now.  The rust and ware of metal and the look of an antique or vintage manufacturing industry. These great items can give you the stand out look you are wanting to complete your decor.  Industrial looks are not limited to certain areas of the home. This wonderful look is popping up in many areas such as living rooms, bathrooms, kitchens, dining areas and outdoor spaces. I am not the only one out there that has a love for the industrial look and I have grabbed a few to just give you a taste or to wet your appetite.

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10 Patriotic 4th of July Decor & Recipe Ideas

4th of July

The 4th of July is around the corner.  It is great to join in the celebration of our country’s independence and make a few memories with family and friends.  There are so many different things to do for the 4th of July that will keep everyone entertained, visually inspired, and mouth’s watering.  If all of this interests you, I have some great DIY projects and recipes that will get you started for your 4th of July get together.

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Special Finds Antique Farmhouse Decor…

Scrolling through Pinterest, I have located some new special finds that I am lovin this week featuring ……

Antique Farmhouse….milk cans, crocks, galvanized, and butter churns.

Milk cans are not just your antique farmhouse style of metal can.  There are those that break the mold and feature the unique style of enamel.

Enamel Milk Pail

These are so great with the wooden handles and small chips on the enamel. They are very attractive and would make a great addition to any farmhouse look.

(http://www.goosehomeandgarden.com/shop/4561470589/VINTAGE-ENAMEL-MILK-PAIL-CAN/6030884)

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Easy Old Fashion Baked Peach Oatmeal….

Baked Peach Oatmeal

Spring brings us cool mornings which is a great time for a yummy easy baked oatmeal for breakfast. Oatmeal is a wonderfully versatile and inexpensive food, but it makes cool spring morning’s even better.  The farmer’s markets and the road side fruit and vegetable stands are beginning to fill up with berry offerings.  This will allow you the opportunity to play with different tastes to complement your warm and taste oatmeal breakfast.

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5 Chalk Paint Brands, Their Palettes and 2 Alternative Options….

You found an awesome treasure that fit’s nicely in your home and you have moved it many times and just can find the right fit. Then you get this “ahh ha” moment and decide to chalk paint it, but what brand and what color.  Here are just a few choices that may help with your DIY paint project.   

(brands and palettes are in no particular order)

Chalk Paint Palettes

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Vintage Victorian Special Finds

Scrolling through Pinterest, I have located some new special finds that I am lovin this week featuring Vintage Victorian clothing and accessories theme ……

This is referred to as a Pouter Pigeon waist.

(http://digitaltmuseum.no/011064188210/?query=Drakt&owner_filter=NMK-D&page=3&pos=54&count=764)

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