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    Cordless Vacuum Review

    Cordless Vacuum review

    A cordless vacuum review isn’t normally the kind of thing I share with you. However, it occurred to me that if I was having a hard time deciding on which one to buy, that maybe you might be too. Now, before I start with this review, you should know a couple of things. I am not getting paid to review this vacuum and I am no vacuum expert! Just a girl who wants a good, reliable vacuum that works and doesn’t cost an arm and a leg! What started my looking for a new vacuum was that the hose on…

  • pumpkin pillow
    Holiday decor,  Uncategorized

    It’s Too Early

    We put the Castle on the market a few weeks ago. Which has put quite a few of my projects on hold for awhile. Since I can’t work on projects, I have been shopping! Have you been shopping lately? All…

  • Flamingos at the BBQ
    crafts,  home decor

    Flamingos at the BBQ

    It’s Ten on the 10th where ten fun and talented bloggers share fun ideas and projects for under $10.00. This months theme is BBQ. We love BBQ here at the castle so this was right up my alley! I saw…

  • Saddlewood Ct.
    home decor

    Saddlewood Ct.

    It’s been 14 years ago this past April that we moved to Saddlewood Ct. 14 years of Halloween parties, Christmases, Thanksgivings, birthdays, 4th of Julys, BBQ’s with the family and so much more. Through the good times, and the not…

  • 4th of July,  home decor,  Uncategorized

    4th of July Table

    Summer is in full swing and the 4th is right around the corner. Slow your roll summer! With that in mind, I’m already planning my outdoor 4th of July table. I’m a big believer that just because it’s outside doesn’t…

  • 4th of July

    Fireworks on the 4th of July

    I’ve been working on a little project that reminds me of fireworks on the 4th of July. Honestly, it’s so easy to make that it’s almost embarrassing. In other words, it’s my kind of project! Supply list Fence post wirecutters…

  • home decor

    Hobby Lobby Is Having A Sale

    I’m baaacccckkkk…. I took a fun filled week off to have fun with family and recharge. Of course, one of the first things I did when the dust cleared was head to Hob Lob to pick up supplies for a…

  • umbrella, pool, baskets
    Father's Day,  Uncategorized

    I’m Taking a Break

    It’s official. I’m taking a break! We’ve been to crazy town and back the past two weeks. Getting ready to put the house on the market and hosting the annual Lagaly get together has been our main focus. However, I’m…

  • red white and blue banner, white kitchen hutch
    4th of July

    Fourth Of July Table

    Can you believe that it’s June? Father’s Day is just days away and that means that the 4th of July is just around the corner! Which also means that I’m already planning my Fourth of July table. Nothing on my…

  • Seed Packets
    gardening,  home decor

    Seed Packets in the Kitchen

    May waved good-bye in the blink of an eye and June has waltzed her way in! Which means it’s time to bring out the summer decor. Sometimes that means a big change, sometimes a subtle one. Putting seed packets in…

  • paper lanterns in the garden
    outdoor decor

    Paper Lanterns In The Garden

    Every year I know it’s summer when it’s time to hang the paper lanterns in the garden. I get so excited over something so silly and so easy. It’s crazy really! However, whenever I think about not hanging them I…

  • red stool, bird, plants
    flowers,  garden flags,  gardening

    Sprucing Up The Porchlette

    Sprucing up the porchlette has been on my to do list for a few weeks now. What, you might ask, is a porchlette? Well, it’s smaller than a porch or a porchette. My friend Cindy at County Road 407 calls…

  • hooded towel
    sewing

    How To Make a Hooded Towel

    A few weeks ago, I featured a children’s hooded towel on the Ten+ on the 10th. I promised that I would share how to make a hooded towel with you soon. Well, today is that day! It really is super…

  • truck, painting, chinoiserie vases
    Art

    Painting With A Twist

    A few days ago, my friend Donna called and asked if I would like to go to a painting class at Painting with a Twist. Donna’s poor sister was set to go with her, but came down with Strep. Bad…

  • Flowers, planter, birdhouse
    gardening,  home decor

    Getting Ready for Summer

    I feel like I blinked and Spring snuck out the backdoor, while Summer is racing in the front! The past month has been crazy. We’ve had a ton of rain, which has made getting the outside ready for Summer a…

  • Summer is almost here
    summer

    Summer is Almost Here

    Summer is almost here. Spring has gone by with the blink of an eye and it’s almost time for school to be out, outdoor cookouts, swimming and cranking up the air conditioner. Today is Ten on the 10th. Y’all know…

  • Mother's Day gifts
    Uncategorized

    Mother’s Day Gifts

    Hey friends! Can you believe that it’s already May? I have to admit that this year seems to be flying by and May’s calendar is already FULL. Since Mother’s Day is a little over a week away, I thought that…

  • spring in the garden
    gardening

    Spring in the Garden

    We have been working so hard lately. Spring in the garden here at the castle is in full swing! This is truly my favorite time year in our back yard. As you can see everything is green and blooming. Lucky…

  • blue lamp in the living room
    home decor,  lighting

    Blue Lamps in the Living Room

    With all of the changes I’ve made this spring in our living room, it quickly became apparently that our old lamps just didn’t work anymore. I looked to buy new ones. I shopped The Castle ( home) for old ones.…

  • Glow in the dark Easter eggs
    Easter

    Glow In The Dark Easter Egg Hunt

    Every year I try and send the nieces and nephews something fun for Easter. When they were all little, this was a fun and simple task. However, as they’ve moved into the teen years it has become a little harder.…

  • chair, curtains table, lamp
    home decor

    Recovering the Dining Room Chair Seats

    Hey y’all! I hope that you are having a great week. As per usual, it’s been pretty busy here at the castle. Lots of projects! Remember last February when I changed the curtains, which led to recovering the dining room…

  • Happy Easter Egg door hanger
    crafts,  Easter

    Egg-stra Special Door Hanger

    It’s Ten+ on the 10th, one of my favorite times of the month. Mainly, because I get together with a wonderful group of bloggers, who have the best ideas, and we get to share them with you! This month I’m…

  • statue, geraniums, tiki lamp
    gardening

    What’s Going On In the Backyard

    Hey friends! It’s been a crazy week here at the castle. Although, full disclosure, when is it not? I’m not entirely sure where to begin. So, I’ll start at the beginning by telling you exactly what’s been going on in…