May 6, 2009

I ♥ Giveaways!

Pin It Now! One of my favorite blogs, The Lettered Cottage is having an awesome Giveaway in celebration of their one year anniversary. Check out this awesome table runner!

Also, check out her Etsy store.

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Polyvore - My new best friend!

Pin It Now! I love to come up with new ideas for decorating our home. Since we are on a shoestring budget, I like to research ideas to find the best deals. is an awesome site to create these design collages so you can gather your ideas, enabling you to search for the best discounts. My kind of site! It's pretty addicting :)


Free KFC

Pin It Now! Thanks to Oprah, KFC is offering a free two-piece grilled chicken meal that includes two sides and one of their yummy biscuits! This offer only lasts until midnight May 6, so download it quickly! You know we'll be headed there - do you think they'll mind if I order my meal without chicken? ;)

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May 1, 2009

Email Me!

Pin It Now! Is there a project you'd like to see here?  Or would you like to host a giveaway on my site?
Email Me - I'd love to hear from you!

Our new patio

Pin It Now! Neil has been working hard on our new patio this week, but it's finally completed! We got the terra cotta tiles for a steal!



Close up of the tiles:

How our Garden Grows

Pin It Now! Our organic vegetable garden is thriving! We've never been successful at maintaining a garden, but this year we are doing pretty well. Here's some pictures of the of strawberry plant - with an actual strawberry growing! - and our apple tree that's about to bloom.

Gardening requires lots of water - most of it in the form of perspiration.
~Lou Erickson