Our Bathroom Remodel

Our Bathroom Remodel

There's a lot to say about this 50 square foot room and it's hard to figure out where to start.  I've always disliked this bathroom.  When we purchased our 130 year old home a few years ago, I was smitten and willing to deal with any of the inconveniences that would come our way.   The [...]

how to make a wreath

how to make a wreath

Our days are saturated with the thoughts and opinions of other sources telling us how we should dress, eat, exercise, raise our children, treat our spouses, and decorate our homes.  I get caught in that trap.  Scrolling through Instagram, staring at all the rooms with the perfect light and the clean floors and the beautiful [...]

how to grow a wildflower garden

how to grow a wildflower garden

I have a square foot garden that has officially been unsuccessful for 6 years now.  Mainly because of my lack of watering skills, or I should say “remembering to water” skills.  I just decided this year it is time for a change.  I am going to embrace my abilities and inabilities and I am going to fill my square foot gardens with wildflowers this.  Flowers are more up my alley than vegetables anyways.

Picking the Wildflowers

When we moved into our house we had these cute little raised beds in the backyard. Oh, the plans I had for them. I’m learning big, super ambitious goals (like someone with a black thumb planting a vegetable garden in her backyard) rarely turn out like you planned.  So, early this spring I got rid [...]