DIY · Gardening

Hello Lettuce!

I don’t know about you but I struggle to keep fresh lettuce in the house. Once it gets even a little slimey I can’t eat it without feeling gaggy. Introducing my most recent experiment, growing lettuce in a planter! So far so good. The plants peeked up through the soil significantly earlier than I expected.… Continue reading Hello Lettuce!

Freelance Writing · Home Decor · Housekeeping

A Productive Labor Day Weekend

Instead of taking off for the holiday we used it as a springboard to get things wrapped up around the house. My husband finished painting our breakfast nook. We had stopped that particular project when it got too hot to open the house up. Today was a gorgeous day to fling the windows open and… Continue reading A Productive Labor Day Weekend

Family · Freelance Writing

Lake Walks and Freelance Writing

There haven’t been a whole lot of home improvement projects going on to share. It’s just been way too hot to paint, sand, or do anything else that requires a significant amount of labor in the outdoor heat. We have been taking walks at the lake in the early morning. I load my son up… Continue reading Lake Walks and Freelance Writing

Family · Home Decor · Housekeeping

A Little Bit of Progress

Another dark photo (sorry), but you can sort of see the progress we’ve made. Most of the breakfast nook is painted the same green as the living room. The whole project is taking less paint than I thought it would. I didn’t realize just how few walls some of our rooms really have with the… Continue reading A Little Bit of Progress

DIY · Home Decor

Painting Our Son’s Table

Our son’s end table has seen some rough use. I’ve had to wipe it down half a million times (or at least that’s what it feels like). Regardless of the exact number, it’s enough the paint started to wear off the top. Once that began to happen liquid seeped into the chips and cracks and… Continue reading Painting Our Son’s Table

Family · Home Decor

New Centerpiece and Previous Projects

This weekend we’re taking a break. The weather is wonderful and we’re celebrating Father’s Day a week early so there’s little expectation we’ll get much work done. Instead of waiting to see if I’ll accomplish something I decided to share our new centerpiece and my previous projects instead. Our new centerpiece is a bit more… Continue reading New Centerpiece and Previous Projects