Pool water colors have changed a lot over the past couple decades. Pool owners now have a wide variety of color options from which to choose, ranging from light blue to almost black. Continue reading “Deciding on Water Color of a Swimming Pool”
Eight short weeks have passed and here we are…the Final Reveal of our Foyer! Ok, truth be told, this isn’t really a Final Reveal, read on and I’ll explain.
The choices are endless, deciding on the perfect color, texture, and size of tile for our pool is mind boggling. Continue reading “Things to Consider When Choosing the Waterline Tile for a Pool”
Four years in the making, our porch is finally coming into it’s own. Continue reading “Spring Porch Decor Ideas and a Peony Garden”
It has been several weeks since any work was done on our pool, and fear of the hole caving in has been a real threat with all the rain we had in April. Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 4) – Spraying the Gunite”
The progress on our pool project has been great! Up to this point…. Continue reading “Building a Pool and Spa (Step 3) – Installing Rebar”
Welcome back to our swimming pool and spa build. A lot was accomplished in week 2 of our project. Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 2) – Laying Gravel and Framing the Spa”
A couple years ago, I wrote a blog post about our experience with pruning two weeping cherry trees. I’m back to give you an update. Continue reading “Why a Weeping Cherry Tree No Longer Weeps or Only Partially Weeps”
Yup! It happened to us, we hit rock during our pool excavation, what are the options to remedy this sucky situation?
Continue reading “Hitting Rock During Inground Pool Construction – What are the Options?”
It’s been a long time coming, but we finally broke ground on our pool this week! Continue reading “Building a Swimming Pool (Step 1) – Breaking Ground”
While we all struggle with self quarantine, social distancing, and lack of a regular schedule, we can use this time to make a positive impact on ourselves as well as others.
It’s almost Spring and I’m getting excited thinking about what summer 2020 will look like. Continue reading “Our Backyard Project (Phase 2) Planning to Build a Pool and Pool House”
Up until seven years again, I had no experience with well and septic living. Continue reading “The Frustrations of Well and Septic Living – Relocating the Force Main Line”
I’m not gonna lie, I spent very little time preparing my home for Valentine’s Day. Continue reading “How I Prepare My Home for Valentine’s Day and Easy Ways to Celebrate the Occasion”
Super Bowl Sunday? Think gardening! It’s that time of year to trim roses bushes and crape myrtle trees for the Spring time. Continue reading “First Week of February – Time to Prune Rose Bushes and Crape Myrtle Trees”
Well it finally happened! We got snow! WooHoo…a good four inches! Continue reading “Our First Snow of 2020 and What I am Learning About Photography”
And so it begins. The after Christmas clean up….or in our home…the slow transition back to Winter Decor. Continue reading “Transitioning to Post Christmas Home Decor”
When what to my wondering eyes did appear, but a miniature sleigh and eight tiny rein-deer. Continue reading “A Special Visit from Santa’s Reindeers”
Welcome to my 2019 Christmas Lights Nightime Home Tour! Continue reading “Christmas Lights Nightime Home Tour 2019”
Two months after starting my holiday decorating journey, I can finally enjoy the fruits of my labor 🙂 Continue reading “Our Blush Christmas Family Room 2019”