Monthly Archive for: ‘August, 2012’

Mason Jar Solar Lights and Full Moon

Mason Jar Solar Lights

I love entertaining outdoors at this time of year because it’s warm enough at night that a garden party does not need to end when the sun goes down. All you need is a way to keep bugs at bay and a little something that glows! Using just three materials and a wee bit of time, you will quickly have …

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Ice Cream Cake in Mason Jars Recipe

Mason Jar Ice Cream Cake, Oh Yeah!

Mason jars make everything more fun, right? Add them to ice cream cake and you are in a whole other world of happiness. Seriously, personal ice cream cake! Yup, that’s just about the best thing ever. Here is how to make it. 

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Zucchini Relish

Zucchini Relish Recipe

Please welcome guest blogger, Lindsay Jewell from My Own Ideas, who joins us today to share this colorful zucchini relish recipe. I can’t wait to try this one myself! ~ Everyone who grows zucchini plants knows that when the season is at its peak it’s easy to get overwhelmed with the volume of your harvest, and to forget how much …

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Ceramic Painted Berry Basket

Painted Ceramic Berry Basket

This ceramic berry basket cost about the same as the ones at Anthropologie or Williams-Sonoma, but since it can be personalized at a paint your own pottery shop, it also includes an afternoon of fun.

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Hens and Chicks in Vintage Silver Dinnerware

Vintage Silver Planters

Using a collection of silver pots and some colorful succulents, this weekend project is whole lot of vintage with a healthy dose of rock and roll. Perhaps you are part for the generation who registered for a china pattern and silver set for formal entertaining. Perhaps you are part of the generation who has had these treasures passed on but keeps them …

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The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns Margaret Dilloway

Book Club: The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns

Today we are lucky to have Jillian Mcclennan, an artist, gardener, and true rose enthusiast, as guest reviewer for the new novel, The Care and Handling of Roses with Thorns by Margaret Dilloway. Jillian was also kind enough to share some of her gorgeous rose photos with us which I have included in the review. Take it away, Jillian… ~

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