Category: Summer

Sunshine on a Stem & Buzzing with Bees: DIY Floral Centerpiece and Tablescape

Learn how to create a fresh floral table runner and centerpiece with an eco-friendly tool, chicken wire. You’ll also find flower longevity tips and additional floral inspiration. Happy Monday! It’s one of my favorite days of the month when I join my Monday Morning Blooms’ friends to share some flower therapy! You can find my…

August Blues: Lakeside Table and ‘Pitcher Perfect’ Limelight Hydrangeas

Happy August Everyone! I’m joining my Monday Morning Blooms’ friends and sharing some flower therapy today. You can find my flower friends’ links and blooming inspiration at the bottom of this post. Our common theme for this week’s edition of Monday Morning Blooms was ‘white flowers’. . . Hello Limelight Hydrangeas, I’m so happy to…

Buzzing with Bees: DIY Flower Arrangement and Summer Tablescape

Celebrate summer with a DIY flower arrangement and table buzzing with bees. You’ll also find flower longevity tips and additional floral and table inspiration. Happy Monday! I’m joining my Monday Morning Blooms’ friends and sharing some flower therapy today. You can find my flower friends’ links and blooming inspiration at the bottom of this post.…

Weekend Mountains Views + Escaping the Heat

Happy Saturday! We enjoyed a long weekend getaway to North Carolina’s High Country recently. The Blue Ridge Mountains are two hour drive, making it a frequent destination and getaway for the change in scenery and escape from the summer heat. At an elevation of 4300 feet, the temperature drops 15 – 20 degrees, providing some…

Halloween in July: Gardening Around the Potting Shed with the Skeleton Crew

  Happy Monday! Instead of Christmas in July, I’m having some rib-tickling Halloween in July fun with some gardening help from the skeleton crew! Long time readers know I love Halloween but if Halloween isn’t your cup of tea, I apologize in advance. <|;>) Rod and Rowena are the skeleton crew at Hawthorne Gardens. They…