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35 Herb Container Gardens ~ Pots & Planters {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

Last year was the first year I decided to start all my herb plants directly from seeds. I have to admit, I didn't really think I had the patience to wait for the seeds to grow - however, I started them early indoors and they quickly grew to the typical sized plants I would normally end up buying anyway when it was actually time to plant them outdoors. The seeding and growing process was incredibly easy {no green thumbs required}. I used small terra cotta pots {shown above bottom right} for the seeds and kept them on my kitchen window sill Continue reading

Eleven Culinary Herbs Aesthetically Pleasing to Your Garden {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

Eleven Culinary Herbs Aesthetically Pleasing to Your Garden {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

Growing your own herbs is not only easy but very rewarding too. This year I am so thrilled that I actually started all my plants by seed. While herbs are primarily used for cooking - many of the plants are worth adding to your garden simply for the wonderful aromatic smells they can bring to your space. {some even flower too} The New York Botanical Garden historical Edible Herb Garden Designed by Martha Stewart This week's Saturday Inspiration & Ideas highlights eleven common herbs that not only serve their culinary purposes but are Continue reading

Seventy Crock Pot Soup Recipes: Slow Cooker Soup, Stew, and Chowder Ideas & Inspiration

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend. These past couple of days we have spent some time outdoors getting everything ready for the winter months ahead. {why is putting the stuff out so much more fun} There is a definite crisp chill in the air already and I am thinking we are going to have a wonderful winter this year. Each day before we headed out I managed to start the bread machine so we had a nice little treat waiting for us once we came back in. Even though fresh warm bread is my weakness - a nice crock pot filled to brim with a warm Continue reading

Seventy-Five Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets

Seventy-Five Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets

Halloween 'treats' go far beyond the bagged candy widely found in stores this time year- It seems as if a touch of festive whimsy can dress up just about any type of edible sweet.   This weeks ideas & inspiration post highlights fun Halloween recipes for seventy-five festive treats n' sweets. Many of the treats listed below are even quick and easy ideas that consist of simply embellishing prepackaged store bought items. Fun Halloween Recipes for Festive Treats & Sweets White Chocolate Dipped Owl Pretzels via Continue reading

35 Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Homemade – Handmade Gifts for Her {Mother’s Day Ideas & Inspiration}

35 Quick, Easy and Inexpensive Homemade – Handmade Gifts for Her {Mother’s Day Ideas & Inspiration}

With Mother's Day right around the corner this week's Inspiration and Ideas contains some quick, easy and inexpensive homemade and handmade gifts especially for her. Keep in mind the things that mean the most when creating a handmade gift for Mom. Homemade gifts are meaningful and personal  - and can still be as chic, beautiful, and most importantly,  treasured by the recipient, as a store bought present. Family Photo Wreath via Country Living  Hanging Photo Frame Wall Art via Better Homes and Gardens   Framed Family Continue reading

25 Things To Do With Empty Plastic Bottles {Water & Soda Bottle Crafts} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

25 Things To Do With Empty Plastic Bottles {Water & Soda Bottle Crafts} Saturday Inspiration & Ideas

Hope everyone is having a wonderful weekend. In honor of Earth week, I have some upcycled bottle crafts to share for this weeks Saturday Inspiration and Ideas. Many of these projects require little time and only a pair of scissors...and of course the repurposed bottles are free!   For even more reuse reduce recycle crafts made from common items you may already have laying in your recycle bins - check out:   50 Crafts & Projects Using Recycled, Repurposed and Upcycled Cans 50 Ways to Repurpose and Reuse Glass Jars Continue reading

Welcome Spring {weekend inspiration & ideas}

Welcome Spring {weekend inspiration & ideas}

I hope everyone has enjoyed the first official weekend of spring. There is not a particular topic for this week's inspiration and ideas - just a collection of some lovely seasonal eye candy... {unknown} {source: House Beautiful} {source: Pottery Barn} {source: Southern Living} {source: Better Homes and Gardens} {source: Pottery Barn} {source: Martha Stewart} {source: Pottery Barn} {source: Martha Stewart} {source: Pottery Barn} {source: Williams Sonoma} {source: Restoration Continue reading

Spring Cleaning – Ideas and Inspiration for Organizing and Storing Cleaning Supplies & Products

Spring Cleaning – Ideas and Inspiration for Organizing and Storing Cleaning Supplies & Products

Hope everyone has been enjoying their weekend. While we have had a beautiful couple of days weather wise, my husband and I have starting making our long outdoor to-do lists for the summer. However, before heading outdoors, the huge task of spring cleaning is hanging over my shoulder. For this weekends inspiration and ideas I have put together some eye candy dedicated to organizing and storing all those cleaning products and supplies. I admit, browsing through these photos has almost given me the motivation I need to start my spring Continue reading

40 Ideas to Dress Up Terra Cotta Flower Pots – DIY Planter Crafts {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

40 Ideas to Dress Up Terra Cotta Flower Pots – DIY Planter Crafts {Saturday Inspiration & Ideas}

I get so excited this time of year as I begin to see the garden sections and nurseries starting to fill with new merchandise for the spring. Even though it's still a bit early, some refreshing diy projects this time of year never hurt the anticipation of sunshine and warmer weather. I can never have enough flowers once the spring weather allows - and as I like to have them scattered around everywhere, I can never have enough pots to go along with them. Terra Cotta flower pots are fairly inexpensive, compared to the faux plastic look-a-likes, Continue reading

Creative Features from the Sunday Showcase Party

Happy Friday my friends. I have been a little busy this week getting some things in place for my little guy and thrilled to see the light of the weekend ahead. I have some fantastic features from the Sunday Showcase party I wanted to share to give a little motivation for any projects you may have planned over the next few days. Hope everyone has a fabulous weekend. I'll be back tomorrow with the Saturday Inspiration & Ideas post. {Sunday Showcase Party Features} Homework Station Makeover {with printables} Submitted by Michelle at Continue reading