Summer Inspiration

SUMMER INSPIRATION Summer has arrived and the days are getting longer and warmer. Nature is at its most vibrant throughout the summer months. There is new life all around that inspires the soul, and for a brief time, we share this cherished moment of beauty and color.

All-time Favorite Colors – Last Weekly Photo Challenge

Spring blooms are my all-time favorite colors that can only be found in nature. I love the variety and beauty of nature and its amazing collection of colors. I wanted to thank the fantastic, hard-working team at Automattic/Wordpress for the opportunity to participate in your Weekly Photo Challenge. It has truly been inspiring meeting so…

Summer Bird Feeders

HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS When the weather starts getting warm and the hummingbirds start appearing around the spring flowers, I know it is time to put out the hummingbird feeders. I like making my own hummingbird nectar, and it is easy and less expensive. Preparing the Feeders I gather my feeders and supplies together for preparing the…

Summer Recreation – Kayaking

SUMMER RECREATION Summer is almost here and with it comes harsh, humid, hot days. Even during these intense days, life flourishes through the humidity and heat. It inspires colors and scenery that compares with no other season. KAYAKING Kayaking is a fun sport and great exercise. It is also a great way to spend the…

Making Summer Flower Baskets and Containers

HANGING BASKETS Hanging baskets come in many shapes and sizes. I like using the wire baskets with coconut fiber lining. They make beautiful baskets and plants seem to really thrive in these. I start by lining the basket with the coconut fiber liner. I then place a plastic pan in the bottom to hold water…

Outdoor Inspiration

OUTDOOR INSPIRATION Throughout the warm days of spring, outdoor life flourishes and inspires colors like no other time of the year. Gardenias Gardenias give the air a fragrant smell that is unmistakable in spring. The pure white blooms really stand out against the dark green foliage and make beautiful hedges or bushes. Hydrangea Hydrangeas bring…