Summer Front Porch Garden Tour

Summer Porch and Garden Tour

Hey y'all! I hope you're having a great week. Today I am sharing with you all my Summer Front Porch Garden Tour. Mom showed you her patio on Monday, which you can see HERE. We were invited by our friend Tara of Lehman Lane to share our outdoor spaces. I have to say, I love my front porch! It stays shaded all day and is a great place to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or a good book on the porch swing. The one hard part about the porch ... read more

DIY Etched Plant Water Bottle

DIY Etched Plant Water Bottle

Hey y'all...so excited to see you! Today promises to bring you some wonderful creativity and out-of-the-box imagination decor. Our sweet friend Kim of Hunt & Host is so clever. She came up with the idea of bringing items from Grocery Store to Gorgeous and she invited us and other blogging friends to play along! The idea is that we each take something that we have already purchased at the grocery store and have in our pantry. We then take this ... read more

Summer Patio Garden Tour

Summer Patio Garden Tour

Hey y'all...I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Our sweet friend Tara of Lehman Lane kindly invited us to share our Garden and Outdoors Spaces. Today kicks off the tour which will be going on all week. So, grab your cup of coffee, sit back and relax and view the five featured bloggers today. The links will be at the end of this post. Personally I've been nursing bronchitis all week which honestly has been a bit of a blessing. I ... read more

DIY Nautical Serving Tray

DIY Nautical Serving Tray

Hey y'all...it feels so good to be here today with a brand new post! Great progress has been made this week on the house and I will have lots to show you next week! I've also worked on cleaning and revamping the outdoor patio area. I plan to do a lot of entertaining this Summer and hope our tiny patio will get a lot of use. Today's project was born from the necessity of transporting items from the kitchen to the outdoor patio area. I decided to ... read more

Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

Hey y'all...with Summer upon us, my mind drifts to thoughts of vegetable garden bounty. Specifically fresh tomatoes and basil. There's just something about the first tomato of the season...warm, ripe and juicy. When paired with fresh, bright green basil there isn't anything better in my opinion. Typically I use both of these harvest favorites in homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs. But in the Summer I prefer cold salads and side dishes. One ... read more