Category Archives: Projects

Land Rush in the ‘Hood

I am very excited to announce that we have purchased yet another contiguous property here in our little corner of the ‘hood. A 1,300 square foot three bedroom, one bath house built circa 1895 to the east of us. In … Continue reading

Posted in AirBnB, Community, DIY, Goals/Dreams, Historic Northeast, Projects | Comments Off on Land Rush in the ‘Hood

This Weekend’s Work

Saturday… Bring on the Army! The visit from the city earlier in the week lit a fire under my butt. So I called on some of those priority fixes… Stabilize The Cottage by finishing the south back wall with siding … Continue reading

Posted in Permaculture, Projects, Recipes, The Cottage | Comments Off on This Weekend’s Work

Bathtub Epiphanies

All it took was lukewarm water to cement the idea in my head. Well, that and a stolen wheelbarrow. I’ll explain. On Saturday, the weather was fantastic, and I was eager to get back out in the yard and get … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, DIY, Goals/Dreams, Historical Home, Projects | Comments Off on Bathtub Epiphanies

The Home Stretch

I can’t believe I’m saying this but this winter has absolutely¬†flown by! As I’ve mentioned, probably ad nauseum, I focus on home decor, organizing, and painting in the winter and then the spring/summer/fall tend to be overwhelmed with garden work. … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Organized Living (and cleaning), Painting Projects, Projects | Comments Off on The Home Stretch

A Wheelbarrow Full

Tomatoes, Tomatoes…Salsa!!!! It is that time again, folks. Time for a parade of green tomatoes to emerge from our garden! On Saturday, while I was teaching back-to-back Zentangle classes inside, my husband waded into the jungle of tomato plants and … Continue reading

Posted in Canning, DIY, Projects, Zentangle and Doodle Art | Comments Off on A Wheelbarrow Full

Van Art and Candy Machines

Further Progress on the Van I have been adding some bubbles to the van. This is a pattern I found on my TanglePatterns app on my iPhone. I love it! This is going to take a while. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in DIY, Projects, Zentangle and Doodle Art | Comments Off on Van Art and Candy Machines

More Van Art

I am making what feels like slow progress on the van. On Friday it rained all day, so I didn’t get a chance to work on it during the time Em was at class. Hopefully this next week will be … Continue reading

Posted in Projects, Zentangle and Doodle Art | Comments Off on More Van Art

That Final Push Until the Urban Grown Tour

The Urban Grown Tour is less than¬†a week away and I have a long line of classes and “gotta do’s” lined up… Watch for Us on the News on Friday Big news first…The Deadly Nightshade will be featured on KCTV5 … Continue reading

Posted in Events/Tours, Fairy Gardens, Projects, Zentangle and Doodle Art | 2 Comments

A Review of Projects…and Flowers!

I’m feeling more and more like that dog Doug in the movie “Up.” I start on a project and things are going well when suddenly a new idea (sort of like a squirrel) runs through my brain and I am … Continue reading

Posted in Flowers, Garden Diary, Projects | Comments Off on A Review of Projects…and Flowers!

Work, Work, Work

My brain is clear but my body is still aching. No rest for the wicked though, I’ve got a full day filled with two cleanings ahead of me! We have made a lot of progress on the inside of The … Continue reading

Posted in Projects, The Cottage | 3 Comments