• 10 Tips to Freshen Up Your Outdoor Spaces This Spring!

    Here’s hoping that we’ve endured our very last of winter weather here in Kansas City (did I just jinx this for us?!). And with the sunshine and warmer weather, it’s time to refresh those neglected outdoor spaces around my home.…

  • Spring Walmart Outdoor Decor

    I don’t think there is a season Walmart does better than springtime. I’ve come to make them my first stop when I’m in need of new patio furniture, planters, outdoor rugs, and decor. Year after year, they bring high quality…

  • Raised Garden Bed Tutorial

    Hi, I’m Rachel and I’m feeling really good about my garden this year. *Hi Rachel.* Every year that we’ve owned a house, I work tirelessly to till the old garden beds from the previous owners, amend the soil, plan, map,…

  • DIY Backyard Sandbox

    Happy March, everyone! No sweeter words have been spoken. It’s time for getting outside, digging in the dirt, getting some much needed sunshine, and a less-news-more-focusing on the happy time of the year. It might still be cold where you…

  • What I’m Gardening This Week: Light Summer Pruning my Roses

    Before we moved into our sweet Fixer Upper, we lived in a house that these beautiful rose buses on the side of the house that the previous owner planted in memory of her mother. They were big, gorgeous, and continuous-blooming…

  • What I’m Gardening This Week: Watering Schedule

    Happy Monday, everyone! I’ve been completely MIA and I’m well aware. BUT it’s all for a really good reason. I can’t wait to share something so special this week that I have happening in my life that has pulled me…

  • What I’m Gardening This Week: Hydrangeas

    I got the most beautiful hydrangea for a Mother’s Day gift and I’ve been itching to get it in the ground. I’m a little delayed because of the immense amount of veggies planted last week, and beyond ready to get…

  • What I’m Gardening This Week: All the Veggies and Herbs!

    Happy Belated Mother’s Day to all those amazing biological moms, adopted moms, moms-to-be, trying-your-hardest-to-be-moms, fur moms, and for all of you women that make the world go round for all those in your lives. You’re incredible and I admire every…

  • What I’m Gardening This Week: Carrots!

    I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend and you’r recovering from your candy coma with a little more candy. 🙂 If you’re looking for a way to clear your countertops and baskets, try out my Candy Bar Pie…

  • What I’m Gardening This Week: Potatoes!

    Around here in KC, the risk of frost is just about over and all my cold-weather crops are in the ground and starting to emerge. In our zone (6a), we typically lost the risk of a hard freeze on April…

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