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DIY Plastic Flower Pot Makeover

Are your plastic flowerpots looking a little tired this year?  Give them a quick and easy makeover with two cans of spray paint and a little bit of creativity.  I’ll show you how you can transform your pots from blah to wow with this easy DIY.

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Creating Whimsy in Your Garden

Once the perennials have emerged, you’ve planted some annuals here and there, and all your flowers are looking great, it time to have some fun by Creating Whimsy In Your Garden. I truly love every task that gardening involves, but my favorite thing to do is kick my creative side

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Week 6: Final Yard Transformation Reveal

Wow, what an incredibly busy 6 weeks this Yard Transformation Challenge has been.  Thanks again to Nat of Simple Family Crazy Life for hosting the challenge and giving me some extra motivation to whip my yard into shape. Missed the other weeks?  Here’s Week 1 // Week 2 // Week

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Week Two: The Six Week Yard Transformation Challenge

Welcome to Week Two of the 6 Week Yard Transformation Challenge, hosted by my friend Nat at projects I hope to accomplish as part of the challenge. This week was all about preparation.  It’s still too cold to plant much of anything, however, I did get some painting done.  Grab

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Week 1: The Six Week Yard Transformation Challenge

Welcome to Week One of the 6 Week Yard Transformation Challenge, hosted by my friend Nat at Simple Family-Crazy Life. Nat is starting her second round of the challenge for those of us in colder climates. You can check out her front yard in the first round. The snow has just

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Blue and White Patio Makeover Inspiration

This post contains affiliate links.  That means if you purchase anything, I earn some coffee money at no extra cost to you.  You can read my disclosure policy here. When I was on vacation in New York recently, I took tons of photos of things in the city that inspired me.

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Decluttering the Black Hole in my Kitchen

Decluttering can be a lonely job, so lets walk through it together.  I’ll share my pictures and thought process as I’m working my way through my home.  If you are someone who is a very logical and ordered thinker, this post may not be for you.  My brain just doesn’t

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Kristen

Welcome!

Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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