The Allure of a Secret Cottage Garden

Secret Cottage Garden Traditional Home

Traditional Home Last year I confided to you about my desire for a secret garden. Before you look at the photo above and gasp and tell me how awesome it looks, that picture you see above is not mine. You can find mine below as it looked last year … ** Read more **

The Seattle Garden Party

Seattle Garden Party with Home Depot

Last weekend I had the pleasure of hosting the Seattle Garden Party at The Home Depot. I had a blast! My girls (Kylee and Courtney) were able to join me and we spent the day meeting families and local readers, painting pots, planting herbs, learning … ** Read more **

Outdoor Wingbacks for the Front Porch!

Outdoor Space Decorating Ideas - The Front Porch

GREETINGS! Last week I added some flowers to refresh my front porch and they make me so happy! The smell of that orange bush is so amazing I wish you could scratch and sniff to enjoy it with me! Over the weekend I got inspired to finish the rest of … ** Read more **

Curb Appeal: 3 Memorable Exteriors

Beautiful Gray Shingled Exterior with Landscaping

Traditional Home, Architect Jeff Murphy, Photography by Werner Straube BHG BHG I love homes with great curb appeal. My favorite exteriors grab your attention and draw you in. These homes that would stop me dead in my tracks and force me to whip … ** Read more **

{Little Rewards That Don’t Involve Chocolate} A Hanging Faceted Terrarium

Faceted Hanging Succulent Terrarium

Do you ever have one of those not so pretty days? When not only is it raining like crazy outside but most of the day is spent washing dirty socks, cleaning someone else's spit off of faucets, picking up dog doo doo from the kitchen floor? I do. I … ** Read more **

Spring Gardening {& an Invite to a Seattle Garden Party!}

Whiskey Barrels for Planting Herbs and Veggies

I have an invite for locals to The Home Depot for a garden party at the end of this post so be sure to check it out! I had a great weekend getting a jump on projects in my backyard. We had some friends over from church yesterday and they helped us … ** Read more **