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Dirt Road Adventures – A Simple Life

Y’all I have so much I want to share with you today! Hold on to your seats.

This week on Dirt Road Adventures – A Simple Life, I’m sharing what happened this past week, but also taking a look back at a post from this time last year.

Crazy Thing About Living a Simple Life

A year ago, I shared my heart with you in the blog post, Crazy Thing About Living A Simple Life.

It’s not the best written post and it doesn’t follow the rules of “how to write a blog post” that I’ve learned over this past year.

However, it contains some valuable life lessons that we all need to be reminded of.

Like my Mom’s Motto – “Use it or Lose it”

Living a Simple Life doesn’t mean slowing down.

If you’ve followed me for any length of time, you know that I can’t sit still. My mind is always coming up with one adventure after another and dragging my hubby along for the ride.

I hope you’ll go back and read Crazy Thing About Living A Simple Life when you have a few minutes.

It’s really a look back at “why we did what we did”!

Regardless of your age, I hope there’s a message in there that you can remember as we live our hustle and bustle lives.

This is a look back at all my adventures this past week.

I was featured this week on HOME BNCBest Flower Arrangement Ideas. They included my post for How to Force Blooms for Winter Flowers! Such an exciting honor.

Dirt Road Adventures – A Simple Life

Here is my post from Tuesday, and as you can see instead of a simple life, I’m always in project mode. 5 Ways to Decorate a Plate Rack, includes some of my favorite plate racks as well as my own.

Plus, we saved $36.00 by making two of these vent extenders. You can also find out why you should use a vent extender under your furniture.

Adventures off the Dirt Road

Why Didn’t I Think of That?

Each week, there are so many wonderful blog posts, and I’m sharing some of my favorites with you today.

There are so many creative ideas, and I’m always asking myself, “Why didn’t I think of that”? LOL

A DIY Adventure

Recycled Fence Pickets Project by Cindy at Reinvented Delaware really inspired me. I love how these turned out.

A gardening adventure

Kim at Shiplap and Shells shared how to Grow Snap Dragon Seeds indoors.

Outdoor Living

Stacy at Stacy Ling Bricks N Blooms shared 37 Backyard Ideas for Outdoor Living.

Outdoor Living Space Home Tour

A Recipe Adventure

Jessica at How Sweet Eats shared this delicious looking Irish Crème Tiramisu – YUMMY

More Adventues you Might Enjoy

No Knead Sourdough Bread – by Lisa at Farmhouse on Boone

Coco from The Crowned Goat shared The Easiest Way to Die Robin Eggs

Check out how to Upcycle a Thrift Store Bunny from Chas at Chas Crazy Creations

Just what I need a Spring/Summer Yard Sale Watch List – KariAnne at Thistlewood Farms

Michele at Vintage Home Design – YUM – The best Buttermilk Pie Recipe

Spring Crafts Painted Napkins – Leslie at My 100 Year Old Home

Thank you for stopping by today. Your comment are very important to me.

Have the Best Day!

Kim | Shiplap and Shells

Thursday 18th of March 2021

Thank you so much for sharing my snapdragon post Rachel. I am always so appreciative and just sorry I have not been able to enjoy this post until today. It's always such a fun thing to read each week.

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Sunday 21st of March 2021

Kim, You are so welcome.


Monday 15th of March 2021

Such a great roundup of inspiration, Rachel! I really appreciate you including my easy robin egg diy in the mix. Just pinned your spring branches (they're gorgeous) and I'm beyond excited about your feature too. It's definitely well deserved! Hope your day is a fun one, CoCo

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Tuesday 16th of March 2021

CoCo, Thank you for your sweet compliments. I appreciate your support.

Cindy Rust

Sunday 14th of March 2021

Congratulations on your feature!! And thank you so much for featuring our picket fence projects! Those little crates are so much fun to make :). BTW, your hanging copper pots have me drooling over here in Delaware!! Have a great day!

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Tuesday 16th of March 2021

Cindy, You are so welcome. I loved your post. Thanks for allowing me to share.


Sunday 14th of March 2021

Congrats on the feature Rachel! That is AWESOME! And thanks for sharing my backyard ideas. I can't wait to be able to hang outside again! xoxo

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Sunday 14th of March 2021

Stacy, Thanks so much. Have a wonderful day.