10 Tips For Attracting Birds In Winter

10 Tips For Attracting Birds In Winter

  Hello, everyone, it's Amy, aka Ms. Toody Goo Shoes! I'm taking the liberty of considering this a "Garden" post, since it does fall under my "job" description, here at Claire's. I know, I know, it's the dead of winter, and there's a lot of snow on the ground here in NJ, but it's actually a … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Perk Up Outdoor Living Spaces | Ms. Toody Goo Shoes

10 Ways To Perk Up Outdoor Living Spaces

You guys  - today I am SO excited to introduce our new Home & Garden contributor, Amy from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes!!  After a lengthy career in the TV industry, Amy "put her dress-for-success clothes into storage, and tried on her domestic 'genes' " and I cannot tell you what a blast it … [Read more...]

All Things Creative: The Gardening Edition | 50 Gardening Ideas

All Things Gardening

Ok, so here in Central Florida we have somehow fast forwarded through Spring into what feels like Summer with 90* temps already.  That is hot, y'all. The boys are already enjoying the pool every day and I realized that I am VERY behind on my Spring planting so I'd better get to it right away if I … [Read more...]

Our Patio Garden: Growing Our Own Food {The Gro Project}

Gabe Tomato PM Collage

This post brought to you by Miracle-Gro.  As always, all opinions are 100% mine. If you saw my Crispy Eggplant Parmesan recipe you know that we are pretty excited to have had such success with our happy little patio container garden project.  For years I would always see articles and posts on … [Read more...]

Best Crispy Eggplant Parmesan {Recipes From Our Garden}

Holding Eggplants

There is just something about growing your own food, picking it and preparing it that makes a dish a little extra special.  Maybe it even tastes a wee bit better too - at least it does to me {I know, I'm weird.  I've come to terms with that}.  But it is pretty rewarding nonetheless! We made this … [Read more...]

31 Days To An Organized Home: Day 7 – Organizing The Patio Container Garden

Today was a beautiful day to be outside and, while I don't have the inside of the house completely figured out yet, I truly LOVE the view from our back patio. This photo was taken in May just a day or two after we moved in so, aside from the purple "swim noodle" in the pool,  there's not much … [Read more...]