Sunday, March 27, 2022

Happiness Is Homemade Link Party #420

Messy Messy Fail - I'm pretty sure that the 15+ dead mums that I tried to winter over on the side of the garage are absolutely toast.  My mums in the garden are already sprouting green, the mums along the garage are straight up brown.

Tidy Victory - The snapdragon seeds from our winter sowing project have sprouted!  I moved the milk jugs from a shadier spot alongside our side porch to a sunny spot along our breakfast nook - it's time to grow!

Sunday, March 20, 2022

Happiness Is Homemade Link Party #419

Messy Messy Fail - I was talking to a co-worker and missed the chair when I tried to sit down. Humiliation at it's finest.

Tidy Victory - Maple Weekend in NYS is back!  We are headed today to a sugar shack to see their set up and get a pancake breakfast.  Here's the website to check out the different sugar shacks participating and also who is hosting a pancake breakfast.

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Happiness Is Homemade Link Party #418

Messy Messy Fail - I missed my seat and ending up sitting on the floor at work last Friday.  There I said it.  The only witness was a lovely paraprofessional I was chatting with, and now she thinks I'm nuts.

Tidy Victory - I purchased some ranunculus corms from an online bulb company and am SO EXCITED to try pre-sprouting them!  I'll lay them on some moist soil in a tray and keep them in a sunny yet colder room for a few weeks until they start to sprout.  Hopefully by then the ground will be workable and I'll plant them - wish me luck!

Sunday, March 6, 2022

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #417

Messy Messy Fail - I was so excited to put up St. Patrick's day decor, but it's still a winter theme around here.  Today is actually the first gorgeous day but we are off to a family birthday party so no dice.  

Tidy Victory - With a little help from The Minimal Mom I was able to get some cheap containers at The Dollar Store (which is now the dollar 25 store but that's ok) and get my downstairs full bathroom drawers organized.  We would seriously just stuff and jam ANYTHING in them to keep the mess contained.  Now everything is sorted by like item and in a home - so much easier to find things in there!