Colorful Mondays {green grass}

This weekend was a great time to work on the yard. I feel like I got a lot done. I planted flowers in the front yard and in planters on the front porch and by the patio while my husband worked on the lawn. There are so many beautiful ornamental grasses and I love the […]

Colorful Mondays {daisies}

When I think of daisies, I first think of the common ones, Bellis perennis, with white petals and yellow centers. Second, I think of the Gerbera Daisies which are much larger and more colorful. They bloom in almost any color. I love them. Well, I found an abundance of plants that belong to the daisy […]

A Sip of Coffee by the Shed

Sheds are usually hidden in a back corner of a yard to store away the lawnmower, children’s toys and other random yard tools. I’d like a shed for the storage but I certainly don’t want to keep it hidden as a square structure amongst overgrown bushes and trees. I look forward to landscaping around it […]

Colorful Mondays {garden food}

Fresh vegetables are so delicious especially when they are home-grown with your own hands. It’s also known that it’s important to eat a variety of colors. Colorful foods signify there is a high nutritional value. According to http://www.livestrong.com, “these nutrients protect you from a host of health issues, including cancer, age-related macular degeneration and heart […]

Colorful Mondays {Buildings}

Ljubljana, Slovenia Adare, Ireland Krakow, Poland Budapest, Hungary Obidos, Portugal Even on a cloudy day, colorful architecture brings me joy.  Harbor towns in Scandinavia and Ireland have painted their homes for centuries so the fishermen could recognize their homes when returning from sea. Greek towns use colors to curb headaches from the shining sun combined […]