Gardening with the Mikes: June Update

I’m going to be good on my word and post an update on what’s going on in the garden. Last time I did a garden update it was April and life mostly consisted of sifting landscaping rocks out of the garden beds and seedlings. Since then Chris and I have put in a lot of work. Continue reading

Crafting keeps the crazy away [and a GIVEAWAY!]

In the darkest, coldest part of winter, my sewing machine’s hum kept the winter blues away. And now that spring is here and the snow is gone, I have brightened up my home and my PrettyhandmadeDesign Etsy shop. If you’re just here for the giveaway scroll on down to the bottom for the details. But for those of you who love a good little makeover story, hang with me. Continue reading