Simplified Anti-Aging Skin Care Routine

My posts are  mainly about home decorating and DIY projects, but I thought I would share my simplified anti-aging skin care routine. I am what some may call a “product junkie” having tried a multitude of skin care products over the years. I’ve always taken care of my skin, but I have always loved the sun and with getting older, well, let’s just say, things were getting scary. Off I went to an excellent and well-known dermatologist/cosmetic surgeon for my first  dermatology appointment ever in my mid 40’s. It was after that visit, that I stopped trying all kinds of skin care […]

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Catmint- a Perennial for Even the Worst Gardener

Over 15 years ago, I became a perennial flower enthusiast and with the help of my husband, created two large perennial flower beds. We have since moved and I don’t have the best location for perennial flower beds like I used to, but I manage to squeeze them in here and there. I want to share one of my favorite perrenials with you- Catmint (Nepeta).  Catmint was used in my perennial gardens at my last home and I have several planted at my current home. Catmint is a cottage-type flower that you may often see planted with peonies, roses and other cottage-type […]

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My Summer Flowers

It is that time of year again. Time to plant my summer annual flowers. I am a little ahead of schedule because it has been a very warm week here in Pennsylvania. There shouldn’t be any more frost, so I went to the nursery, actually nurseries, yesterday and loaded up.  This is what I came back with. I went a bit of a different route this year. Usually I pick an assortment of cottage-style flowers, but this year, I kept practicality in mind. We are gone many weekends in the summer and keeping up with the flower watering can be […]

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Pretty in Pink

Just a short post because these pink spring flower arrangements are too pretty not to share. Nothing says spring like the sight and smell of spring flowers.              

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