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DIY Raised Garden Beds and Trellis

DIY Raised Garden Beds and Trellis

I have been wanting to switch to raised garden beds for years, but put it off because I thought it would be quite expensive $$.  While looking through Pinterest, I saw someone pin an affordable way to make them.  They looked easy enough to make, […]

My trellis addiction…

My trellis addiction…

  Every gardener loves a trellis, but I can’t seem to have enough, and how many is too many?  This past winter was a hard one, and especially rough on two of my trellises, and since the vines were planted 22 years ago, I had […]

Recycled Bicycle Wheels

Recycled Bicycle Wheels

  I love reading creative blogs, and came across The Hanky Dress Lady, isn’t that name adorable??  She made these adorable garden flowers out of bicycle wheels, I know, sounds a bit over the top, but I had to make them. I had 2 old […]

Happy 1st Birthday Abigail

Happy 1st Birthday Abigail

Today my sweet Abigail turned 1, and I cannot believe how time flies.  We rescued Abigail when she was 4 months, and she is a ball of fire, making us laugh everyday.  I tried a new recipe for “pupcakes” and it is Abigail approved  (we […]

Keep Calm and Pinch On…

Keep Calm and Pinch On…

    What does keep calm and pinch on mean?   Pinching people is a St. Patrick’s day game. People who wear green pinch people who don’t.  “Pinch on” simply means “continue pinching.” I like St. Patrick’s Day, but I don’t usually spend a lot […]

DIY Paper Straw Wreath

DIY Paper Straw Wreath

Project Found On: Ruffled Woman’s Day Magazine featured a paper straw wreath on their December cover in 2011, and I have been in love with them ever since. Wreaths are fun, and they are fun to make.  If you have been to my house, you […]

Easy Jelly Bean and Tulip Centerpiece

Easy Jelly Bean and Tulip Centerpiece

How cute and easy is this jelly bean Easter centerpiece? Use fake flowers, or use real flowers by placing a smaller vase with water in the middle and filling in the gap between the two vases with jelly beans. Supplies: 2 nesting glass vases or […]

Paper Floral Wall Cones

Paper Floral Wall Cones

I love making cones out of old dictionary pages, newspapers and colored paper.  It is the perfect vessel for candy and beautiful hung on the wall with silk flowers. People sell them on sites like Etsy and Ebay, but over $10.00 for 20-25 pages made […]

A New Year and New Beginnings!

A New Year and New Beginnings!

A New Year and New Beginnings! Many of you may know me as “A Ponytail Kind of Day” on WordPress, so I hope you enjoy following me on this new journey.  With the new year, it is the perfect time to think about making new […]


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