It just happens. While shopping you notice a display of plants. You glance over the varieties and think you’d like to take one home. You make it your own and give it a special location and watch it thrive. Before you can refill the watering can you are a bonafide caregiver to an array of living greenery. Keep track of those gorgeous plants in a houseplant journal.Continue Reading
I am a houseplant enthusiast from way back. In the mid-1970’s, just starting out as newlyweds, we had more plants than we did furniture. Houseplants were relatively inexpensive and filled in lots of empty places in our apartment. Four decades later, I am still a ‘happy houseplants’ lady but I am not alone!Continue Reading
Summer is waning and there isn’t much happening new in my yard this time of year. Except for this little gem. Beautiful, purple tricyrtis, or more commonly known as toad lily. It is a shade-loving herbaceous perennial and a lovely garden plant.Continue Reading
They suggested I spray them with Scotchgard.
Has anyone done that and if so, did it help prevent stains?
what do you think? just right, huh?
The tan sofa and the two patterned chairs came from Erin. The two oval-back chairs belonged to my mom and have been in our bedroom. I took the two garage-sale wing-back chairs that were in this room to our bedroom and they actually look okay there. I also switched the rug under the coffee table with the one in our living room.
We had to wait a couple of weeks to make the switch because of all the snow we have been having.
With matching over-sized armchair that held lots of wee folks, with an equally over-sized ottoman.
Very nice. But… dark. And, you all know I like light and white.
I even draped a white, crocheted afghan over a large portion of the dark sofa
and added pillows
now, if you keep looking, you just might see me zip by doing a happy dance
Parmesan & Rosemary Crusted~Pork Chops
adapted from Giada recipe
Cupcakes & Crinoline