15 beautiful gifts from our garden this week.

“ Spare time in the garden, either digging, setting out, or weeding; there is no better way to preserve your health.”                   Richard Louv Just a short post on some early morning blooms from our garden. Later in the week I should have a more detailed post on what has been going on out in our…

A rainbow of colors in an Arizona Sonora desert.

“Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” Mayo Angelou  Thought I share some Spring time colors to brighten your day. Been a lot of snow out there in the world lately. Hope you are all safe and staying warm. These photos are from my many hikes and walks over the years here in my home…

Busy bees

This is my second favorite post I put together. I remember the morning I took these photos and as I watched these bees for the longest time, I realized I needed to record this live action bit of art happening right in front of my eyes. So I jumped out of the pool to go…

A bouquet a day.

  “The earth laughs in flowers.” Ralph Waldo Emerson A little over two months ago I started collecting flowers from my garden. If you are from Phoenix and live here during our summer months, then you know that flowers are pretty rare when it gets hot here. They just don’t last long. There are plenty…

 DIY- Mini cacti pots

There are babies everywhere in my garden right now, cacti that is. One early morning while I was out watering my garden and making sure the wild birds and bees had food and water I noticed there were all kinds of baby cacti everywhere. I thought how cute it would be to decorate some tiny…

  DIY-Frugal Floral displays.

Spring is one of my favorite times of the year. I always miss the flowers out in my garden when they are all gone. To make up for that, I have faux arrangements displayed throughout the house. I like shopping second hand, but sometimes I will pick up some fillers if there is a good…

DIY- Flowers for your walls

    I am a bit obsessed when it comes to flowers so I have a ton. In celebration of Spring, and loving moms everywhere, I would love to share some of my favorite floral and up-cycling post with you all. Hope you all are having a wonderful Spring. Repost- I don’t know how many…