Bring the Living Room Outside!

My patio has become my favorite room in the house. It’s the perfect spot to have coffee in the morning, read a book or just relax at the end of the day. Today, we have some amazing gardeners showing off their Outdoor Living Spaces and giving you some great ideas. Please check out Mary Ann … Continue reading

Happy Flowers!

This arrangement is so nice from Such Pretty Things Blog. I had to make one myself:   Have a nice day. xo Marie

Spring Flowers

My Spring flowers are planted in the front yard. My favorite are the white daisies. Here is the smaller flower bed. This is the larger flower bed. The new annuals are white alyssum, blue salvia, and pink dianthus. I hope you have a nice week. xo Marie      

Fresh Flowers

My good friend gave this idea for a nice flower arrangement. I put the flowers in 3 recycled jars (like a peanut butter jar and a salsa jar). Then I used this wire basket to put them in or you can use any basket. The flowers are from my yard and are roses, status, geranium, bougainvillea and purple and … Continue reading

Rosemary in a Vase

Flowers from my garden and rosemary are my new centerpiece in the kitchen. I used a milk container that I got from the market as a vase for the rosemary. This idea comes from Ana-rosa Blog.  She has so many pretty pictures. Enjoy your day. xo Marie

Blue Mason Jar

Thank you so much to the beautiful blog called Such Pretty Things for letting me know about these vintage blue mason jars at Target. They are so pretty and 6 for $9.99 is a good buy. Here is my version with flowers from my garden: Have a nice day! xo, Marie

Happy Friday!

I added a flower to my Ikea vase. It’s great because I got the flower from the 99 Cents Only store and it is meant as a hair clip. Anyway, I glue gunned it to my vase and snipped the roses from my garden. Have a nice weekend. xo, Marie

Growing Tomatoes

My tomatoes are ripe and ready to eat. I am following my daughter, Lindsay’s advice on how to care for tomatoes. She said to trim the lower branches, keep them in the sun, water about once a week, feed them tomato food, and remove sucker branches. They seem pretty happy so far. I bought them … Continue reading

Front Yard Planters – Before and After

We now have a new brick border for our front yard planters and I planted new flowers thanks to the advise from my friend Liz at Gardens By Liz. The Big Planter: The Small Planter: My plants should all do well in the direct sun. I hope. The annuals are: White Alyssum Red Begonias Cosmos … Continue reading