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My 22 Goals for 2019

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Goal #1 — Spend More Time Doing What I Love What a face!!! That Lucy, she is just the sweetest dog on the planet earth, I am convinced of it. All she cares about it is food and staying right by your side. Goal #2 — Garden, Garden, Garden Currently harvesting: Butternut Squash Mini Pumpkins and gourds Tomatoes, Tomatoes and more Tomatoes Eggplant {the smaller they are, the better they taste} Zucchini Sweet Peppers  – We are still waiting for the hot ones Sunflowers for the kitchen table Goal #3 — Plant an Orchard {Calling it Quits on this one...

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Hanging Planter, Plant Hanger, Wall Planter, Macrame Plant Hanger, Modern Macrame, Wall Decor, New Home Gift, Nature Lover Gift, Navy by loopdesignstudio

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42.00 USD A hanging planter made with dark blue cotton thread and a wood wall hook - perfect for hanging your favorite cascading plants and bringing your wall to LIFE. The wood hook attaches directly to the wall (I'll supply the necessary hardware + video instructions). It has a grove for the cotton thread to run through and you can easily adjust the length for hanging plants at different heights. This hanging planter includes hook and macrame sling, the planter and the plant are not included. As you can see in the different photos, many different kinds of planter shapes...

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25 Best Mitt Ovens

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  DII Cotton Chambray Oven Mitts, 13×6″ Set of 2, Machine Washable and Heat Resistant for Kitchen Cooking and Baking-Gray DII Cotton Chambray Oven Mitts, 13×6″ Set of 2, Machine Washable and Heat Resistant for Kitchen Cooking and Baking-Gray - Perfect oven mitt set is decorative and durable each set includes 2 oven mitts 13×6″ heat resistant, protect your hands while handling hot pots, pans, dishes, casserole dishes and more. Great gift option this simple elegant oven mitt set is perfect gift for mother’s day, bbq party, potluck party, special occasion, holidays, housewarming and hostess gifts. Great collection to decorate your...

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A Love Letter to Rose Written by Ayo Ngozi Drayton

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Photographed by Juliet Blankespoor (except where credited) My Beloved Rose: Given the way you show up with your gifts of flowers and medicine year after year—perennial and glorious, with little help from humans—I’ve been feeling that the least I can do is to write. You’ve been hailed as royalty among flora for ages, from at least the time of the ancient Egyptians, but probably long before that. After all, fossils of your ovaries and petals have been found from Norway to Mexico, Alaska to the Balkans—all millions of years old. You’ve been blooming for eons on this earth before we...

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When I posted the other rooms at the rental renovation, including the shared entry into the apartment / basement, I mentioned that we still had a bit of organizing to do!  We never really had a place to properly store our stuff (unless you count the...

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– Note: This post was sponsored by The Home Depot Canada and contains affiliate links. See more information about affiliates and sponsored posts here.  – I’ve done a few mudroom/entry projects over the years, and have a few ideas about the things that need to be included.  We live in Northern Ontario Canada, so definitely get our share of four-season weather.  (Although let’s be honest, winter is like half the year). So what exactly does that mean? Must-Haves for Mudroom Organization A place to hang/hook coats A place for wet boots/shoes Storage for winter mittens, tuques, etc. A place to...

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