Monthly Archives: May 2024

Refreshing our Home’s Vestibule for a Summery Welcome🏡

A warm, aesthetically pleasing welcome into your home sets the tone for comfort and hospitality… – Marcia The entrance of your home sets the mood for your entire living space, especially during the joyful summer months. Refreshing a small vestibule can be simple yet dramatically effective. Here are some steps to revitalize this area with summer vibes, ensuring it’s both welcoming and stylish. Step 1: Clean and Declutter The first step in any refresh is to clean. Sweep the floors, dust off surfaces, and remove any items that don’t belong. A clean space not only looks good but also gives … Read the full blog post

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Welcoming Summer: The Blossoming Chronicles of My Garden

This is a wonderful day, I’ve never seen this one before. -Maya Angelou As the briskness of late spring gives way to the early whispers of summer, my garden has begun a beautiful transformation, marking the end of some cycles and the beginning of others. It’s a time of vibrant change and renewal, filled with the endless joys and tasks that each new bloom brings. The End of Spring’s First Acts The garden’s early risers, the bluebells, have completed their annual show. Their vibrant blue hues have graced the garden paths, and now it’s time to cut them back, making … Read the full blog post

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A Day in the Life: 🎶Music, 🐾Puppies, and Blossoms🌸

Every day is a new opportunity to begin again. Every day is your birthday. – Dalai Lama Welcome to a special “Day in the Life” vlog where I take you along on a journey through my bustling early May activities! This week has been a whirlwind of musical notes, puppy celebrations, and garden blossoms as spring makes its presence known here in Oregon. Morning Melodies My mornings lately begin with the melodious sounds of piano music. I’ve been intensely focusing on mastering the piano as a backup musician for a summer musical at our local community theater. The complexity and … Read the full blog post

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