May is upon us and we have so many things to celebrate: Mother's Day, Teacher Appreciation Week, a few special birthdays (my son, my sister, my friend April, ... 😉 ) and of course, one of my favorites: MAY DAY! When I was a little girl, I can remember going early before school started and dropping… Continue reading May Day Art
The story goes...I went into Homegoods looking for something (ANYTHING! Furniture, throws, cupcake liners...you never know what you might find!)...and all the fall decor was out! Glass pumpkins, wheat bunches, orange and brown and black goods a-plenty! I didn't need any of it. In fact, I hadn't even gotten my own fall decor boxes out… Continue reading Fall is HERE!
Who doesn’t love fresh flowers? After a long day’s work, arms full of groceries, you tromp thru the dirty garage and mudroom, enter into your kitchen and see that beautiful arrangement greeting you, adding a little brightness to your day. What Flowers to Buy Fresh flowers don’t have to cost a lot of money. I… Continue reading April showers bring May flowers!
Now, if you follow my Instagram you know I LOOOOVE flowers! Do you ever buy flowers, make an arrangement and some flowers DIE earlier than others? (Um...I'm talking about you, Mr. Hydrangea! I even tried this trick here with not much success. 😦 ) Exhibit A: Flowers starting to wilt *those white tulips literally fell… Continue reading Flower Refresh!
Valentine's Day is next week---WHAT??!!! How did this happen? *sigh* I have always told my husband, "DO NOT get me flowers for Valentine's Day!" Seriously. They hike up the prices just for that one week. Come February 15th, that $50 bouquet is now back to $14.95. It's so absurd. Once again, I have a trick… Continue reading Easy $12 Bouquet
It's rain, rain, and more rain over here in Portland, Oregon!!! The sun is TRYING to poke it's head thru the clouds. In fact, WAIT! I have to run out and grab that ray of sunshine right now!!!! Ahh...I'm back! 🙂 Crazy Oregonians drop whatever they are doing in order to enjoy their outdoor time! … Continue reading Baby G’s Shower
Have you ever tried to pull of a surprise party?! O-M-G, it is NOT EASY, especially when it is for the core person of your family, the planner of all planners, the one who questions and motivates and schedules EVERYTHING for all of us! This December will be a monumental birthday for my mother Margery… Continue reading SURPRISE!!!!