Hey y’all are not going to believe this but we’ve been home for over a week.
After spending so much time remodeling our beach cottage over the winter and spring, it feels odd to be home for an extended period of time.
However, we did get some work done around the yard and even enjoyed a few evenings in the pool.
Here’s a little behind the scenes from this past week.
First, when Brad returned home after Memorial Day, he found that most of our mulch had washed into the driveway and onto the concrete around the pool.
We don’t have any level ground around our home and during a heavy rain, everything washes toward the ponds.
We decided we needed to create a barrier around the natural areas in our landscape.
Since we have an abundance of field rock in the pastures, for free, we got our workout by gathering them in the gator.
Next, we began placing a barrier wall of rock around our landscape mulch areas.
We will be gathering more rocks next week.
However, we got a lot accomplished.
We are amazed by how much better this looks and can’t believe it’s taken us 6 years to think of this solution. Plus… it’s free, except for the labor and hopefully our mulch will not wash away.
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Adventures at the end of the dirt road
This is a look back at all my adventures this past week.
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Featured This Past Week
The Low Country Boil Kraft Paper Tablecloth was featured on Karins Kottage Link Party last week.
New Blog Alert
Friends I’m so excited that my friend Molly from Molly in Maine has just launched her blog.
Molly has such a beautiful account on Instagram and we have been insta-buddies for several years. I’m so excited to now follow her blog for more in-depth information about her home on the coast of Maine.
Click here to see her newly launched blog and below is a sneak peek of what’s in store.
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
Isn’t this Summer Farmhouse Style Dining Room just stunning. Leslie shares her creative Summer Entertaining Ideas in her carriage house.
This is the cutest Garden Ornament DIY by Michele at Vintage Home Designs.
Jen shared her Summer Rainbow Pallet Mantel this week and I just had to share all the cuteness with you. How fun is this room?
Master Gardener Stacy shared her Complete Guide to Hydrangea Care.
Check out this Patriotic Door Basket from my friend Jennifer.
Carol gave us some great inspiration with 10 Stunning Summer Decor Ideas.
You will love seeing Kim’s Beach Cottage Summer Tour.
And check out these Simple Summer Bedroom Ideas from Meeghan.
Plus, more Countrified Charm in these 3 bedrooms that Cindy shared.
I love dried lavender and Marie shared How to harvest and dry Lavender
This clever idea from Renae to Customize Store Bought Curtains to Fit Your Style.
Don’t miss Ann’s Best Housewarming Gift Ideas.
What’s In My Cart
I previously purchase this White Sun Visor and LOVE IT. I’ve worn it out and so I’ve just ordered a replacement.
I have a project that I needed this Chalking White Spray Paint.
Now that my hair is growing out, I’m loving this Air Brush Dryer.
Coming This Week
I’m looking forward to share a Summer Home Tour with you.
In addition, I have a new DIY Wreath Project and Thrifting With The Gals all coming this week.
Plus… a few surprises.
Thanks so much for stopping by today!