Vintage Chicken Feeder Turned Planter

vintage chicken feeder succulents

Sometimes I buy things at barn sales and actually have no plans for them other than “man, that’s cool. I need this!!”. That’s the story of my vintage chicken feeder. I thought it was the coolest thing this city girl had seen, so I snapped it up. Two years ago. Two years it languished in […]

What’s Blooming This Week Garden Update – May 25

bearded iris - garden update - may 25

To all my American friends, I wish you a Happy Memorial Day as you remember those who have fallen to protect your country and those that continue to serve your country. This week’s garden update is all about irises. This past week, they seem to have exploded in my garden adding shots of purple and […]

Revamped 1930’s Secretary Inspired by Mom

1930's secretary interior after

You know I love a challenge!! And you know I love to take old pieces of furniture and revamp them. So when I saw that a group of fellow bloggers were creating a contest for revamping a piece of furniture, I was in! The challenge for the Fab Furniture Flippin’ Contest for May was to […]

Grilled Shrimp & Pineapple Skewers

Memorial Day barbecue - shrimp skewers

Most of you are gearing up for Memorial Day weekend. Here in Canada we celebrated the birthday of Queen Victoria this last weekend, giving up a head start on summer barbecuing. The weather was glorious the last few days and we spent most of the weekend in the garden. By the time Monday evening rolled around, […]

What’s Blooming This Week Garden Update – May 18

allium bud - garden update - may 18

Welcome to this mid-May edition of What’s Blooming This Week where we share our gardens, projects and ideas every Monday. This weekend is a long weekend here in Canada. Originally created to honour Queen Victoria’s birthday which occurs on May 25th, it’s now commonly called May 24 Weekend even though it rarely falls on the […]