Our New Marine

Hubs and I traveled down to Parris Island, South Carolina last week. We went to enjoy the Marine Corps Graduation. We started out at 6:30 AM waiting for our new Marine to run by with his platoon.  It was hard to spot him in a group of young men who all look alike. We enjoyed […]

Making A Lamp For My Craft Studio

I was the happy recipient of Hub’s grandmother’s sewing box when she passed away.  She had been a dressmaker in New York City and before that, in Germany.  Oma’s sewing supplies included silk thread, wooden spools of thread, buttons, ribbon, lace, and lots of odds and ends – she was very frugal and saved everything! […]

Monday Motivation: Garage Storage Solutions

Almost every client I work with wants help with organizing their garage. After purging all unnecessary items, I help them sort the keepers and find a home for every item. Here are some of my favorite organizing solutions to help control clutter in the garage. These easy to install tool racks are great for getting […]

Enjoying A Bit Of Harvest Decor

I’ve been eager to start decorating for Fall out here at Brown Wren Acres.  I decorate for the harvest season and it lasts until I decorate for Christmas the day after Thanksgiving.  I added a few bales of hay, a pumpkin, two bunches of corn stalks, and a potted mum to make the driveway island a […]

Wrensday: The Goats vs. The Fence

These two fellas are up to no good.   It seems that Gus and Bubba’s main goal in life is to break out of their fence.  Hence, the mangled layers of fencing.   We’ve been adding additional layers of fencing every time someone breaks through.  We’ve now decided to take down all of the old stuff and add new […]