Monday Motivation: 10 Things To Get Rid Of

One of my favorite things to do is throw away (or give away or recycle) items that I no longer need.  I try to strive for at least 10 items but this week I worked on 10 categories.  Here’s what I got rid of:      1.  Candles:               . . .  whose scent I didn’t care for.  I sold them at […]

Turning A Broken Bird Bath Into A Planter

When we moved into our home 6 years ago, there was a sad looking concrete birdbath smack-dab in the middle of the yard.  It had a funny little squirrel “climbing” up the base.  The top was cracked and would not hold water.  I moved it into a flower garden we made, but it still looked […]

Wrensday: Making New Tomato Plants

I’ve been growing three different kinds of tomato plants from seed in my garage under grow lights.  I put them outside on Saturday to get some real sun, and one of the plants broke off when a strong breeze came along.  Bummer! I picked off the broken stem and put it in a small glass […]

Monday Motivation: Clean The Gardening Tools

                                           The last of the kale and collards I was excited to finally get out in my garden this past weekend and get some work done.  If you’re like me, you didn’t give your gardening tools much thought last fall when you put them away.  When I opened the door to my tool storage area, I was […]

Wrensday: Bluebirds Are Househunting

A few weeks ago, before the trees got some green on them, we had some bluebird visitors to Brown Wren Acres. The beautiful bluebird couple came to house hunt at one of our bluebird houses.  I wonder if it is the same couple who came by last year?  This lovely, one bedroom house has a roomy entrance, clean floors, […]

Monday Motivation: Organizing The Bedroom

Here it is, the first week in April.  That means it must be time for Monday Motivation.  If you’re new to this blog, we’re tackling one area of our homes each month.  By the end of the year, the whole house will have been purged, organized, and cleaned.  It’s an organized way to evaluate our […]