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

May Rewind

Y’all I’m not even going to pretend to apologize for this being so late. Life has been grand and we’re living it up and the garden is growing strong. Michigan.summers.rock. I’m just happy I can plop down for a hot minute to jot down the fun we had in May. Continue reading

March Rewind

I know that it’s already mid-April and spring is in full swing, but there’s no time like the present to do my March rewind, right? March was unexpectedly rough and this Lent ended up being a little extra penitential. But we made it through and Easter was all the sweeter for it. And now that life has become re-equilibrated, I have time to type out a few words about what we did last month. So let’s back the truck up. 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