Garden & Landscaping

Garden Update: I’ve neglected my flowers

There has been so much going on at the rental house lately, I’ve barely had any time to get things done around our house… That includes the garden I spent so much time planning.  Looking at it now, just before fall season, I realize that I have some work ahead of me to fix it… Continue reading Garden Update: I’ve neglected my flowers

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Rental Rehap: Part 2…Gutting the Bathroom 

For anyone going through a renovation, the first thing you need to do is find a general contractor or a “man of many trades” who knows what he’s doing.  A friend of my husband’s recommended this guy to us, and after seeing pictures of his past work, we asked for a quote.  That’s my other… Continue reading Rental Rehap: Part 2…Gutting the Bathroom 

Garden & Landscaping

DIY Gardener: The Best Perennials For Starting your Garden

I’ve always loved the look of a “neat” cottage garden.  Not a garden full of random plantings scattered about, but one that is plush with color and variety, but still somewhat organized- like the ones shown below (from various sources via Pinterest) If you are like me and you don’t have an exceptionally “green” thumb, then… Continue reading DIY Gardener: The Best Perennials For Starting your Garden