trim a tree and feed the birds with suet ornaments

Trim a Tree and Feed the Birds With Suet Ornaments

Feed the birds and decorate a tree with suet ornaments! These cookie cutter ornaments are a creative and fun way to serve up nutritious treats to your backyard birds and help sustain them through the cold, winter months.

harvest centerpiece with pumpkins

Harvest Centerpiece With Pumpkins

Create an easy and casual centerpiece for fall using flowers from the garden or grocery store, fall leaves and pumpkins.

scare up a festive halloween centerpiece

Scare Up a Festive Halloween Centerpiece

With Halloween right around the corner, here's a festive and easy centerpiece you can scare for a table, party or the kids to enjoy!

transform a christmas garland into a fall table runner and centerpiece

Transform a Christmas Garland Into a Fall Table Runner and Centerpiece

Transform a pine cone garland from your Christmas decorating stash into a natural and organic runner and centerpiece for your fall table with a few additions in 10 minutes!

organize your garden plant tags for easy reference and fall planting

Organize Your Garden Plant Tags For Easy Reference and Fall Planting!

Do you need help organizing your plant tags for your garden? I did and this easy project took 10 minutes and cost $1. I wish I had done it sooner!

quick and easy harvest centerpiece

Quick and Easy Harvest Centerpiece

Create a quick and easy harvest centerpiece in about 20 minutes with items from the grocery store, no flower arranging skills required!

upcycled flower frog and transitional flower arrangement

Upcycled Flower Frog and Transitional Flower Arrangement

Repurpose a garden center plant tray, upcycling it to a flower frog for easy flower arranging!

controlling aphids on milkweed for monarch butterflies

Controlling Aphids on Milkweed for Monarch Butterflies

Milkweed is the only host plant for Monarchs as the caterpillars feed exclusively on the leaves of milkweed. With Milkweed unfortunately comes aphids. Here are some tips to keep your Milkweed healthy for Monarch Butterflies.

summer garden hose wreath for the potting shed

Summer Garden Hose Wreath for the Potting Shed

I’m spending most of my free time weeding, watering and puttering around the Potting Shed. I decided my shed front door was in need of a fresh and updated blooming wreath!

slinky garden hack and trellis for climbing vine

Slinky Garden Hack and Trellis for Climbing Vine

I’m sharing a garden hack and my favorite flowering summer vine with a creative way to help it climb, using a Slinky!

Mary @ Home is Where the Boat Is
Mary @ Home is Where the Boat Is
About meI'm a retail veteran of 20+ years, currently on hiatus. While I loved the merchandising and buying and constant change new inventory brings, after 20 years, the hours and the working every holiday began to wear me down. Blogging gives me a creative outlet, while pairing photos with food, words, and at the table.