May 2024 Wrap Up

Summer is unofficially here as we wrap up May 2024 and head right into June.  Have you started your summer yet?  Plans? Not much is going on around here right now.  No big projects, trips or shopping extravaganzas. Here are a few things that might be of interest to you though. Shopping From Temu I […]

April 2024 Potpourri

A little of this and that for the April 2024 potpourri. Outdoor Living I spend as much time outdoors as I can.  The weather we have now is the reason we live in Arizona.  Perfect. Even in retirement, our days feel so busy.  So taking a Friday morning to enjoy a bike ride and a […]

Welcome, March!

Well, hello, March and welcome.  I think most people are happy to see you.  Even if you dumped two to seven feet of snow in Tahoe over last weekend. We forgive you, look forward to more sunshine and say, “Welcome, March.”  Stay awhile, won’t you? I have been enjoying the extra light in the morning […]

Raised Garden Bed

The absolute cutest raised garden bed with a shelf and wheels and hooks appeared on the Walmart feed and spoke to me.  My herbs were saying, “We need this new home!” Walmart seems to have really upped their outdoor game the past couple of years.  Each time I see the perfect outdoor seating set or […]

October Potpourri

No, not actual fall-scented October potpourri, but a little this and that news going on around here and how we’ve kicked off the month in our house. New Office Now that I no longer have a real job, but just have this job I love chatting with you a couple times a week, I felt […]

Arizona Fall Patio Planting

Okay, October.  You insisted on arriving already so let’s do this.  Time to pull on our garden gloves and taken out our freshly cleaned tools and do a little Arizona fall patio planting. Finding the Perfect Plants Beginning with a trip to my favorite local nursery, Summer Winds, I had a lot of friendly assistance […]