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Dirt Road Adventures – Happy Easter

Happy Easter! I hope you are having a wonderful weekend. I’m sharing a look back at all the adventures from last week. In case you missed a blog post, here is a recap. In addition, I found so much inspiration around the web.

We are at our beach cottage, and earlier this week was perfect beach weather; however, the weekend brought rain and colder weather.

We had some great meals and did a little thrift store shopping before the rain came.

Today we will join our beach friends and neighbors for an Easter brunch. Regardless of the rain, we will be celebrating this Easter Sunday.

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

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Vintage Finds

Do you remember the vintage light fixture I found last week?

We installed it in our beach cottage. There was no electrical wiring to be attached to the vintage fixture, so we used these battery-operated light bulbs.

They work perfectly and can be dimmed with remote control.

We stopped at two Habitat Restores for a bit of thrift store shopping. I found all of these items for only $7.00, and that was after rounding up.

My favorite find is the vintage brown jug for only $3.00.

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 group of my friends shared some creative ideas for using air-dry clay. You can see all the projects by linking from these favorite design ideas.

My friend CoCo shared this article, and I went down a rabbit hole, dreaming of my next travel destination. I thought you might like to see The 27 Most Beautiful Towns In America.

I recently did a budget makeover using IKEA Kallax storage cubes in my closet. My friend Anne at Simply 2 Moms did this amazing small closet makeover with an IKEA Billy Bookcase.

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In My Cart This Week

I’m getting more of these Battery Light Bulbs.

The battery light bulbs inspired me to try these battery-operated candles.

These Iron Candlesticks caught my eye also.

We need more of these string lights for the porch.

Did you see these pillows I used to make Recycled Pillow Covers?

These rattan lamps would look great at the beach cottage. They remind me of this rattan mirror in the remodeled bathroom.

See more of my favorite finds in my Amazon Store.

Enjoy your Easter Sunday!

Mary from Life at Bella Terra

Friday 14th of April 2023

Rachel, Happy Easter ! I would imagine it is still very relaxing at the beach in spite of the rain. I LOVE the idea of battery operated light bulbs. The lamp look so sweet on the wall and I've never thought to use a bulb like that. Now I need to look at all the lamps I have that I don't want to hard wire. Thanks for sharing!


Saturday 15th of April 2023

Mary, I know those bulbs are a game-changer for lighting. Thanks for stopping by.

Wendy McMonigle

Sunday 9th of April 2023

Happy Easter Rachel, I enjoyed your post today.


Monday 10th of April 2023

Wendy, Thank you for stopping by.

Nancy Brantley

Sunday 9th of April 2023

Have a Blessed Easter


Monday 10th of April 2023

Nancy, Thank you.


Sunday 9th of April 2023

Happy Easter, my friend. I hope you have a wonderful day


Sunday 9th of April 2023

Renae, I appreciate this and I hope you have a blessed EAster