Home is at the End of the Rainbow

It’s that time of year again! January and February are thought of as the months that our gardens are lost to winter. Instead, this is the time for strategic preparation that will lead to amazing results! Winter Preparations for Trees and Shrubs One of the best things you can do for your landscape is to […]

There is nothing I love more than a road trip! Recently I got to realize a childhood dream and go with my mom, Syd, and the boys to The Snake Farm (don’t mention this to my husband…he’s still a little sad he didn’t make the trip). The Dream As a child, we would often take […]

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Merry Christmas Y’all!!! That about sums it up! I am so excited about Christmas, and not for the food and presents (although that is a bonus), but for the people, the season, and the feeling of hope and joy that surrounds it! The People I am blessed with some amazing people. I am especially excited […]

I am the queen of the spreadsheet! There is not a spreadsheet that I haven’t adored at one time or another in my life! And one of my best uses of a spreadsheet has been meal planning! I have tried several methods of meal planning over the different seasons of my life and two of […]

There is nothing I love more than something that is both beautiful and functional! It’s like grandma’s quilts or glass jars filled with goodies! They are so pretty to look at, and you get to use them too! There are so many herbs that grow well and taste so good when you use them in […]

Is your family like mine? A cantaloupe can sit at my house until it is shriveled up like a raisin and never get touched, but if I take that same cantaloupe and cut it up…its gone immediately!! That is exactly how I have started handling leftovers! Monday is officially my clean-out-the-refrigerator-make-a-weekly-menu-plan-use-up-leftovers day! I’ll tell you […]

My son was a senior in high school and announced to us that he wanted to attend college in Chicago. Yes, that Chicago! The one with one of the highest murder rates in the country. That was my first thought. My second thought was how would the boy who wears beanies and heavy jackets when […]

“Life is like a box of chocolates.” I just love that line from Forrest Gump. Mostly because I love chocolates and a whole box is even better, but in my life I have learned that life is like a garden. Gardens give you whatever you put in to them. Joy is in the tending of […]

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