IKEA Hack – Chalkboard Easel

April 23, 2014 by 3 Comments

We have had this IKEA chalkboard for years!  Just under $15, I’ve always been impressed by the quality.  My kids are using it less and less so I decided to put it to use this summer when entertaining in the backyard — to direct guests …continue reading

VERY Simple Indoor Gardening

April 22, 2014 by 8 Comments

Succulents and Mason Jars are two of my FAVORITE things!  Succulents – because they are some of the easiest houseplants.  And Mason Jars – because the uses are endless.  Combine the two and you get VERY Simple Indoor Gardening that is real CUTE!  These are …continue reading

Before and After: Room Makeovers

March 6, 2014 by 16 Comments

Today is day number three, home with a sick baby (well he’s seven, but he’s my baby).  I’m so ready for him to feel better (a belated anniversary celebration is totally going to happen)!  Pretty sure I would have gone crazy if it weren’t for …continue reading

Hosting a Party in Summer

July 17, 2013 by 22 Comments

Hosting a Party in Summer is always fun!  My hubby doesn’t usually have business trips, but last week he was away for a full week!  My Sweet MIL came out to keep us company (and to take my three sweet B’s home for Gigi and …continue reading

Open Terrarium – No Fuss Garden

April 9, 2012 by 35 Comments

A terrarium is a partial to fully closed container where living plants are kept and observed. Botany Factory I like to call an open terrarium – a no fuss garden! There are tons of options when creating terrariums.  You can use: Cloches – best used …continue reading

Easter Eggshell Succulents

March 20, 2012 by 5 Comments

Here is my not so traditional version of the Easter Egg…Decorating Eggs :: Easter Eggshell Succulents Trying to always think outside the box (or in this case egg carton) I decided to stay away from the traditional Easter Eggs & go for something different this …continue reading

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