Rancher Home Layout – Entry

August 26, 2013 by 9 Comments

Before listing our house we added shutters to the exterior brick to give it a more impressive entry!  We also pulled out a lot of the overgrown shrubs and replaced with roses and small perennials.  This made a huge difference in the curb appeal! Do …continue reading

Growing Corn – Raised Bed Garden

June 18, 2013 by 15 Comments

We haven’t chatted about our Raised Bed Vegetable Garden lately!  How is your garden doing!?!  This year, our favorite crop has definitely been our growing corn on the cob! Corn will grow 36 – 48 inches long, 12 – 18 inches wide, and 8 inches …continue reading

Landscape for House, Part One

April 3, 2013 by 17 Comments

Landscape for House.  Here’s the exterior of my home on closing day.  The original owners had done a great job maintaining the house, but just as the inside needed to be gutted and updated, the exterior was totally in need of a landscape makeover! The …continue reading

Clear Out Backyard

July 26, 2012 by Leave a Comment

Clear Out Backyard: Overgrown Shrubs and Vines was majorly on my mind when we signed on the line to purchase this rancher. Our home was a complete disaster from the front curb all the way through to the back fence. We bought it from the …continue reading

Home Tours: Mid Century Modern Home Tour

July 13, 2012 by 46 Comments

Ready to be amazed!?!  You’re going to love this Dreamy Dwelling: Mid Century Modern Home Tour.  A few months ago, I introduced you to a precious family in the process of adopting from Ethiopia!  They are some of our best friends and I’m so excited …continue reading

Decorating the Front Porch {Knockoff}

June 19, 2012 by 27 Comments

This summer I’ve been working on our Rancher Home’s Curb Appeal!  I told you the other day that I’ve been crushing on tall planters and showed you a few of my favorites {here}.  And after obsessing over them for long enough, I splurged and bought …continue reading

Pretty Plants in My New Tall Planters

June 7, 2012 by 6 Comments

It is definitely summer…we’re well on our way to triple digit temps and I’m trying to incorporate as much fun for my sweet B’s as possible {here}.  After soccer camp {here} and swim lessons, and before baseball practice, I made a quick stop at my …continue reading

Loving Tall Planters {Look for Less}

June 6, 2012 by 8 Comments

I’ve been searching through my favorite inspiration catalogs and magazines for cute planters!  Tall planters keep catching my eye…the planters pictured below are 12 1/2″ sq. x 26 1/2″ h for $89.95 each. Crate and Barrel Recently, I stopped by my newly remodeled Target…it’s looking …continue reading

DIY Labels for Garden Plants

May 11, 2012 by 2 Comments

Positively perfect ways to create DIY labels for your garden.  I’m about to put my Sweet B’s to work creating adorable Plant Labels!  Here are the label ideas I’m going to let them choose between…Use Waterproof Paints & Stamps, Permanent Markers or Coat with Clear …continue reading

How to Build and Arrange a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden

May 10, 2012 by 38 Comments

Do you have a Raised Bed Vegetable Garden?!  I love taking steps towards making my home more green and allowing my Sweet B’s to participate in seeing the process of vegetables and fruits, starting as a seed.  It is so rewarding.  A raised bed vegetable …continue reading

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