October 31, 2017 Happy Halloween everyone! I came across this cute harvest idea for decorating! But if you choose…you can use this without candles foe Apple  Bobbing. Do  you remember playing this game as a child? For those of you who never played it- you put your hands behind your back, get down on your […]

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October 30, 2017 I am sorry I have not blogged lately….was helping my Mother-in-law with all the post-funeral business. I know this sounds silly coming from a full grown adult…but I feel like I am growing up. I never felt comfortable going to viewings. It made me uncomfortable.  Now I feel relaxed and find comfort […]

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October 27, 2017 This is one of my baby plants. Coleus make nice house plants as long as they receive sufficient light and food. Your Coleus should be planted in a light, quick draining, commercial potting soil. Place it where it will receive several hours of bright light each day, or provide artificial lighting for […]

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October 21, 2017 The cold weather is finally creeping into the East Coast tomorrow. Please remember to cover your mums at night and any other flowers you would like to hang onto. Just like the cold creeping in….our hearts are heavy today. My Father-in-law passed away. He was a kind man, a Marine, a cook, […]

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October 21, 2017          Here I am with my beautiful display of bittersweet! The colors are so vibrant and fall-like! This display made me so happy! But with a name like bittersweet….it doesn’t sound like happiness. But lets take dark chocolate as an example of bittersweet…lol..that makes me smile for sure. Bittersweet the flower is […]

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October 17, 2017 O.K…..we all see the country out of whack in these times. I know I usually write about happy thoughts. But a longtime friend of mine I met while making her a bouquet of flowers to put on her sons memorial in Middlesex N.J. See her son was a Marine killed in Afganistan. […]

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October 16, 2017 The Millet is scene at garden shops around Halloween time.  It’s a tall ornamental grass that resembles a black cats tail. They are a funny conversation piece. Paring the millet with a bright orange flower or possibly a dark purple one looks good. Crushed millet is the number one ingredient in birdfood.

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October 15, 2017 I thought this was a cute idea for decorating-  leaning by a tree or your front door. You take an old rake that will not be needed for raking leaves this fall. Use small gourds for eyes and nose. For the mouth we use Indian corn. Speaking of Indian Corn- Did you […]

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October 13, 2017 Boooooooo……are you scared today? Only if you are superstitious! 🙂 I have a little spooky story that happened a couple weeks ago actually. I was decorating my back deck for fall. When I was finished I looked out at it from the living room and I said to myself-“you did a darn […]

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