Monday, August 22, 2016

Bella & Our Fairy Garden

catching butterflies on her shirt!!!!

Bella and I finally finished our fairy garden yesterday and she is in seventh heaven with it!!!

Monday, July 25, 2016

Blooming This Weekend

hardy hibiscus

hardy hibiscus and
vanilla strawberry hydrangea

peppermint crape myrtle

fairy garden waiting for fairies

million bells - annuals

hardy hibiscus

rose of sharon

It has been so hot and humid this year for far too long with very little rain.  We spend most of our time watering to keep everything alive instead of pulling weeds and we can sure tell it. The weeds seem to keep growing no matter what!!!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Rose Lily Oriental Lily

Last week Mom, I and our friend Lynn went to the UT Summer Celebration in Jackson, TN. After having a blast there we visited 2 nurseries in the area. The rose lily which is an oriental lily I found at Morris Nurseries.  It was blooming the pink bloom when I bought it and the white one opened up this week and is turning a lighter pink.  It is gorgeous!!!!!  What a steal at $5!

Monday, July 11, 2016

Blooming in the Garden this Month

afternoon visitor heading for the catfood

hardy hibiscus


Serene Angel Lily

fairy house remodel

tiger lilies

Pistachio Hydrangea

Grandma Belcher's hydrangea


The garden has been gorgeous this year.  The temperatures have been hotter than normal for spring going into summer and the flowers have been blooming better than ever!

Monday, June 27, 2016

Weekend Project

I had seen something similar on Pinterest a couple of years ago so I started buying glass floats whenever I caught them on clearance.  I finally thought I would have enough and got started.  The first attempt was great until I turned it right side up and all the floats moved since they were not as tightly packed as I thought. Second attempt was better since I used wire to keep them in place and then wire across the bottom to keep them all in place. Put a flower pot in the bottom chained it to the tree and bench and I was done!!!

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Ready for Kindergarten

Ready for Kindergarten Readiness Class. Happy at home but not so much at school!

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Bella's Fairy Garden Updated

Our weekend project was to get Bella's fairy garden cleaned out and updated.  Now it's ready for her to add her decorations too and she was one happy camper at the end of the day!!  

Friday, June 3, 2016

New Life for Bella's Bench

Butterfly Bench

Old Life - Red/Yellow

New Life - Purple/Pink

A few years ago Jennifer gave me this bench for Mother's Day I wanted for Bella.  It was looking kind of ratty so Bella thought it needed a pink and purple makeover!   We thought it turned out great as the pink is a glitter pink and that made her day!!!

Thursday, May 12, 2016


Bella is graduating from preschool.  How in the world is this possible?  It is so hard to believe that time has flown so fast and she starts Kindergarten this fall!!!!!

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

More Beautiful Peonies Are Blooming

Coral Charm

First Arrival Itoh

Keiko Adored Pink Double Dandy Itoh

Misaka Itoh

Rosy Prospects Itoh

Shining Light Itoh

Yumi Beauty Yellow Doodle Dandy Itoh