Monday Morning Garden Blooms + Mother of Pearl Rose

Happy Monday! It’s the first Monday of the month which means I’m joining my blogging friends for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms. You can find my flower friends’ links and more floral inspiration at the bottom of this post. For this week’s edition of Monday Morning Blooms, our theme was ‘anything goes’ with…

A Gift of Flowers

 I hope you’re enjoying some beautiful spring weather this weekend! We’re on a warming trend after a couple of very wet and blustery days this week with the mercury climbing to 85 degrees on Sunday. . .time to turn on the A/C! I had a birthday this week. . .Lola says birthdays are a lot…

Lakeside Table + Botanic Garden Blooms

Happy Wednesday! We’ve had some beautiful spring weather this past week and the pollen is starting to wane. . . *achoo* ;) I set a table in celebration to enjoy a little outdoor and lakeside dining! Have a seat by your favorite flower and join me as we dine with some botanic blooms. Portmeirion Botanic…

Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers + Giveaway

Because we all could use a little flower therapy these days, I’m sharing some flower love with a giveaway: Floret Farm’s A Year in Flowers: Designing Gorgeous Arrangements for Every Season: Celebrated flower farmer and floral designer Erin Benzakein presents all the secrets to designing garden-fresh bouquets. In these stunning pages, you’ll find everything you…

DIY Watering Can Makeover with Decoupage and Napkins

Give a watering can a sprinkle of blooms and butterflies using napkins with decoupage! This easy and fun technique works on any surface that you want to refresh and give a spring or blooming makeover. Happy Thursday! I hope you’re staying sane while sheltering at home. I’ve found that having some projects to keep your…

White Blooms and Ball Jar Bouquets in the Potting Shed

Happy Monday! It’s the third Monday of the month which means I’m joining my blogging friends for some flower therapy and Monday Morning Blooms. I know I find myself in need of some flower therapy these days and my hope is these flowers will help brighten your day too. ♥ You can find my friends…

Weekend Waterview: Guest Bloggers Lola and Sophie

Happy Weekend Everyone! This is Lola and Sophie, and we’re guest posting for our mom today. She’s been really busy gardening so we told her she could have the day off and we’d fill in for her. Life has been different since mid-March. Our dad and mom are both home all the time now which…

Doctoring the Box: Carrot Cake from Spice Cake Mix

An easy and deliciously moist, doctor-the-box recipe for carrot cake! Perfectly paired with homemade cream cheese frosting!  We’re spending more time in the kitchen these days while we’re self-isolating at home. With fewer trips to the grocery store, I’m using what’s in the pantry (sometimes fun, sometimes not. :) I found a box of spice…

In the Potting Shed: Tabletop Gardening with Peter Rabbit

I’m hopping down the bunny trail with Peter Rabbit and  in the Potting Shed for some tabletop gardening fun! I’m a big fan of Beatrix Potter and her charmed world of Peter Rabbit, Jemima Puddle-Duck, Tom Kitten and Benjamin Bunny!  I found Peter Rabbit Garden Salad Plates and napkins on clearance with free shipping at…

Happy Easter from Lola and Sophie

Lola and Sophie are stopping by to wish you Happy Easter. . . The Easter Bunny has been hunkering down and staying at home since mid-March, so they had one set of bunny ears between them.  .  . The ears are not ‘one size fits all’ 🐾🐾 and too small for Lola’s big fluffy head! 🐇…