Making Tulips Last Longer

Spring tulips

A few weeks ago, I was mindlessly looking at Pinterest (my favorite hobby) and ran across a pin from Melissa at The Happier Homemaker called How To Keep Tulips From Drooping.

First of all, her blog name, The Happier Homemaker, just brings back warm and cuddly memories of watching Betty White’s character, The Happy Homemaker,  on the Mary Tyler Moore Show.

Second of all . . .  that post saved my life!

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Spring tablescape in the farmhouse decorating style

Farmhouse Decorating Style

I'm so excited to be part of a fabulous group of bloggers who are starting a monthly series discussing farmhouse style.  Farmhouse styling is hot, hot, hot right now!  And like my friend Snoop Dogg says, you gotta drop it ...

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Vintage style garden decorating in the entryway, including vintage garden planters, gardening tools and colorful retro Better Homes and Gardens Garden Book.

Vintage Style Garden Decor

Vintage style garden decor makes my heart go pitter-patter. Which is a good thing, because you really don't want your heart to NOT go pitter-patter. Because then someone really should be calling the paramedics for ...

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Vintage Spring Bird Vignette

Vintage Bird Nest Home Decor

I am totally counting on that whole "March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb" thing.  A big, soft, cuddly, WARM lamb that is wearing a bikini and has a margarita in her hand. But until the lamb arrives, I ...

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Vintage photo of girls sitting in construction crane

Construction Ahead

Well, I decided to use a bit of my down time to do some work on the blog. One thing led to another and next thing you know I have a full blown construction project here. Better wear your hard hats and watch for falling ...

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Life Is Like Photography . . .

One of the golden rules of blogging is to not draw attention to the fact that you haven't been blogging regularly. Which is sort of stupid, because if you follow me you sort of know whether you've seen me around blog-town or ...

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