Fall table setting. Bohemian Cottage

Fall Tablescape Inspiration

Fall is slowly creeping up on us here in the Rocky Mountains. The air is crisp in the evenings and mornings, the first touches of changing leaves are showing on the trees and the pumpkins are getting big in the garden. We recently cleaned the back yard up really well and set a nice fall table for Sunday taco night. …

MelindaFall Tablescape Inspiration
Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm

Revlon Colorburst Matte Balm Review

  Recently, I’ve been dieing to get a bright lipstick before the summer season is up. So, I grabbed a crayon and drew on my face.  I bought the Revlon Colorburst matte crayon. This is what I thought: -It smells like peppermint. I honestly love lip products that smell like mint. It makes me feel like I have super minty …

MelindaRevlon Colorburst Matte Balm Review
Monarch Butterfly on a Daylily

Naming Our Bohemian Garden

Something I have recently came upon as a concept for us gardeners to consider is naming your garden or home. Historically the large estates and manors of the wealthy have always had names such as Midford Castle (actor Nicolas Cage’s house), Buckingham Palace or Gipsy House the name of writer Roald Dahl’s home. I thought it would be fun to …

MelindaNaming Our Bohemian Garden
Ladybug Crackers

Little Sprouts Community Garden

A couple of weeks ago the kids and I participated in a ladybug release party at the Little Sprouts Community Garden. We released hundreds of ladybugs, learned about bugs both beneficial and pests, did some crafts, had fun with a butterfly net and bug habitat and ate some tasty snacks! We made the cutest tie dyed butterfly craft while there. …

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White Porcelain Floral Hand Jewelry Holder

Collectables. What do our collections reveal about us?

Most people have collected something at some point in their lives. I think it is human nature to collect, based on some of our most primal basic needs for food perhaps. Carl Jung had his theories on it as did Freud. I got to thinking about what some of the collections I have might be saying about me and my …

MelindaCollectables. What do our collections reveal about us?