Welcome to Dirt Road Adventures – April’s Over. Today is a look back at everything happening behind the scenes, on the blog, and around the web. We have a week full of Mother’s Day Planning, and I found some great ideas that will inspire you as you plan your celebrations next month.
Can you believe April is over? The month has flown by, and I thought I’d share some of the highlights of April with you today.
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This is a look back at all my adventures this past week.
We started the week with some much-needed grooming.
Rudy had his appointment on Monday, and he’s looking sharp.
I had my spa day on Tuesday, just before we took off to our beach cottage.
We plan to replace our cottage’s front door this trip, so stay tuned for all the details.
But before the work begins, we enjoyed a little shopping and dining out.
My friend and I checked out this great new-to-us restaurant in Wilmington, NC
We had heard good things about this fun spot, and it didn’t disappoint. Be sure to get the cucumber salad side.
Then Brad and I took Rudy to another fun spot for lunch, Smoke on the Water. It’s an incredible view and a delicious meal.
We always take a stroll along the waterway before heading back to the beach cottage.
In Case You Missed It
The week began with a healthy Beet Salad recipe, and it is SO…. Good! Even if you don’t care for beets, you will surely like this nutrient-packed salad.
Then on Saturday, our Supper Club Series shared a full menu and 10 recipes that are perfect for a Mother’s Day Luncheon or Brunch. To get some new recipe ideas, check out 10 Best Mother’s Day Meal Ideas.
The guest bedroom is filled with vintage and antique family heirlooms. Here are 9 Unique Vintage & Antique Bedroom Ideas.
You don’t want to miss the 6 Mother’s Day Luncheon Table Ideas. There are so many creative ideas this month.
If you are looking for some creative gift ideas for Mother’s Day, I shared 10 Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, which include creative DIY projects and other out-of-the-box unique ideas for the perfect gift.
In addition, I found some items online that you might consider. I want to try these bamboo pajamas, and these are my favorite comfy jeans.
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
Everyone can use these tips to get stains out of a rug.
I loved these other vintage bedroom ideas, also.
If you want a new Summer Wreath…..
- This DIY Wreath Tutorial with Green Flowers is stunning.
- Don’t miss this Hydrangea & Lavender Wreath because it is amazing.
- And you have to check out these 27 DIY Wreath Ideas.
Do you love to play games? Don’t miss The Best Games for Game Night!
Looking for more unique gift ideas for Mother’s Day?
- I love this personalized monogram idea.
- DIY Homemade Tea Bags
- How To Keep Fresh Flowers Longer will be helpful with those Mother’s Day Florals.
- These Easy To Paint Wooden Spoons are a great gift idea.
- These Antique Flower arrangements are so unique.
- This front door basket idea would make a great Mother’s Day gift.
- These Pottery Barn Dupe Napkin Rings make a great gift.
- And if you missed the other creative ideas, you can see them all here.
Some Favorite Thrift Store Finds
While out shopping in Wilmington, my friend and I found these great silver goblets. I love the patina and can’t wait to use them on one of my tablescapes.
April was a great thrifting month, and most of my favorite finds were baskets.
These two baskets were both great deals. When you save money on most of your home decor accessories, you can splurge when you find something really special.
My favorite find of the month is the harvest basket from The French Farmers Wife. I’m still playing around with where I’ll display it. However, I love it here for now.
What’s in my cart
Do you get hot during the night? I’m trying these Bamboo Pajamas. I hope they help.
This handle set for our new front door at the beach cottage.
This rug to replace the one just like it at the beach cottage. I love how it catches all the sand when you walk in the door.
These are lovely as well.
Thanks for stopping by today!