Tag Archives: Gardening

Be Still ~ God Provides Spiritual Rest

Be Still ~ God Provides Spiritual Rest

Occasionally we lose electricity for no apparent reason. I’m sure there is one, we just never find out what it is. That happened one day this past May. Power Outage It was a beautiful Spring afternoon and the electricity suddenly went out. These occasions are a stark reminder of how dependent I’ve become on electricity. …

Oriental Lilies

Stargazer Lilies

Oriental Lilies are blooming now and they’re amazing! I’m making a mental note to order more of them. A single flower can perfume an entire room, making it one of my favorites to bring inside, although their pollen can make a bit of a mess. The blooms are huge, about 6-7″ across, and their colors …

My Garden Style

Colander Planted with Succulents

I would describe my decorating style, both inside and out, as “Flea Market Chic.” I love things with character, patina, and a story. I admire the cleverness of repurposed items, and especially enjoy having things with extra meaning because they were made by a friend or loved one. I didn’t plan it, but my front …

Ruby Spider Daylily

I love these big, beautiful “Ruby Spider” daylilies. They’re huge! About 7″ in diameter.  Their colors are vibrant, and the red looks like velvet.  Do you have a favorite daylily?  I’d love to see a picture! If you love gardening like I do, why not subscribe and get more posts like this one delivered straight …

Welcome to My World ~ Transitions

Hi, I’m Michelle. I just celebrated my 53rd birthday and I’m transitioning into the empty nest phase. After spending fourteen years homeschooling my two children, I feel both excited and uneasy about what the future holds. I enjoy writing and I think I lead a fairly interesting life, so I thought I’d try sharing some …