How we live Green #LiveBrighter

We hear it all the time. We’ve all got to live greener! That looks a little different to everyone, and I feel like I’m constantly learning new tips and tricks to improve, so I thought I’d share, some of the things we do around the ole’ Fresh Crush house, to live a little more green, and […]

Solid Gold Planter

Thinking about what to do with this plant, took longer than the actual doing of the plan for this plant. First it was…”Look at that house-warming plant my bro gave us. It needs a bigger pot”. This was followed by trips down the garden aisle in various home improvement stores on at least 3 different […]

Before and After: Patio chairs come inside…

Every once in a while, a steal of a deal disappoints. Such is the case with a $99, 3 piece patio set, we purchased a couple summers ago. The table is still standing, but as you can see, the chairs have not quite held up. They had an imitation wicker effect, but in reality, it […]

Our Garden: Nature’s Before and After

After the snow disappeared in Spring, and the grass wasn’t quite green yet, I had to wonder, will the garden actually come back to life? Because, it sure doesn’t look like much right now. Hmmm… Well, behold the power of nature! Bigger and better than last year, and going strong! Let this be proof to […]

Crushing on – Mum’s

I have said it before, and I’ll say it again, I am no ‘greenthumb’…. but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a most beautiful bloom. But, unless you’re growing them yourself… flowers can be, well, pricey! Just in time for Mother’s Day, I’ve discovered my love for Mum’s…. the flower, that is (–we all love […]

Backyard – Before and After

In the summer of 2008, after a long winter, we decided it was time to tackle the backyard. Our goal was to create a outdoor room to enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Step One: dig up perfectly good sod. Boo. Leveling is the name of the game. Level the black dirt, cover with gravel. […]