These courtyards are magnificent. When it’s a beautiful day, I could sit outside with the comforts of home. If it’s a rainy day, I could still open up the indoors to experience the outdoors… this is the best of both worlds. They inspire Ma!
The other day, I found a really cute outdoor bench surrounded by flowers for my daydream spot post. At the time, I also found a very cute bench for my backyard that looks like a true mason created specifically for my space. The bench below is made of stones and wood and I’d love to […]
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 […]
Orange is red and yellow. It takes energy from the red and happiness from the yellow and creates an overall feeling of well-being with emotional energy of compassion and warmth. Studies show that the color orange creates increased oxygen supply to the brain and enhanced assurance. This vivid color also helps decision-making and enhances confidence […]
This is such an exciting time of year. Colorful blooms emerge and I feel hope and happiness for the new season. I love being outdoors in the nice weather… not too hot and not too cold. Does springtime inspire you? photos by: Rick Smith
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 […]
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 […]
A private space that is outdoors and indoors is a great place for me to daydream. It’s very relaxing to have the comforts of home but hear the birds chirping so clearly and smelling fresh-cut grass. Watching the breeze sail through the rustling leaves and then feel it flow across my face is so refreshing. […]