Dollar day do over….glass vase.

“If you buy stuff you love, regardless of era or price, your home will be a true reflection of you.”                 Sarah Norwood   A few weeks ago we treated ourselves with fresh flowers for our kitchen table. I usually don’t add this to our shopping lists because fresh flowers are expensive and they just end up…

In the garden…things are getting dry out there.

“ Strength and growth come only through continuous effort and struggle.” Napoleon Hill If you ever get the urge to visit Phoenix Arizona, skip the month of July. You know, now that I think about it…just skip these next three months. July is the first month for all us regular locals still stuck here, where…

5 DIY gifts for mom from your garden.

“ Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” Mother Teresa This one is for all those wonderful women out there who love, encourage, teach, take care of, mentor, and protect all living things from harm. You don’t have to have a child to be a…

In the garden-January is a messy month.

Okay, my garden is a mess and not a little mess either. This month has had moments of cold(Arizona cold that is) and at the beginning of the month everything was wet from the rain we got for Christmas. In Arizona it’s always a nice change when we get rain, but we are so spoiled…

 Spring has stopped by to say hello to Fall

WOW! We are crawling with flowers over here, at one of our home stores that is. I am sure you will be able to guess which big store chain I am talking about when you look through these photos. The place is surrounded by flowers. I finally had a break in my schedule to head…

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…

 A visit to God’s art gallery

“He has made everything beautiful in it’s time. He also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Here in Arizona there is a place I always recommend to others who visit us here to see in person. That place is The…

  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…