Early Spring is in the Air

Mid-February can be a time for Valentine’s Day dinner dates, a time to enjoy cross country skiing, or days to plan a spring garden. Depending on where someone lives, it can also mark a time when we feel the first warm breezes of spring. While folks living in the north still need to shovel snow […]

Beating the Winter Blues with Animal Garden Sculptures

Depending on the location, February is a month that can mark the end of winter, or a time when we still have to endure cold weather accompanied by short days and long nights. In southern states, the second month of the year often leads into the first mild days of spring. However, up north, rare […]

It’s Never Too Late for Last Minute Gifts

Still looking for last minute gifts? If so, you aren’t alone. A lot of us still need to get more presents for the people we love. Various scenarios may have brought us to this anxious place including buying presents in advance and then suddenly realizing that we forgot to get one or two gifts, not […]

Unique Gifts and Decor for Folks who Love the Outdoors

December is here and the calendar is on a quick run to the holidays. This can be an anxious time for folks who are still looking for gifts but we shouldn’t worry too much because there are still several days left to find everything on our lists. Although it would certainly be better to shop […]

Excellent Gift Ideas for Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving! One of the many great things about Turkey Day is that it happens on Thursday and not on Friday. This gives us a holiday weekend that also includes two days during the week along with football, parades, fun family time, a wonderful autumn feast, and the biggest shopping day of the year. Yes, […]

Big, Wild Animals in the Backyard

Animals can be entertaining, cute, and downright adorable. The ones that fall into those categories tend to be animals like pet cats, dogs, bunnies, and Meerkats.  There are also animals that fall into categories at the opposite end of the cute spectrum. For most folks, these would be things like spiders, hairy caterpillars, and other […]

Late Summer Suggestions for Garden Decor

At the end of summer, it’s hard to imagine that the weather can be anything different than hot and muggy. Walk outside and in many places, the warm air feels downright tropical. However, it only takes one look at the calendar to know that cool weather will be here before we know it. In a […]

Essentials for Summer Garden Parties

Summer is a fantastic time of the year to entertain family and friends. The warm weather makes it so much easier for people to come over and visit, and much easier to host them because we can have the get-together, dinner party, or full-fledged summer bash out in the backyard. Have the party outside and […]

The Cutest Puppy

Puppies are undeniably adorable. This is simply a universal fact and one that can be easily confirmed with a quick look at a litter of baby dogs. We could also ask just about any child what the cutest animal is and most times, the answer will be “puppies”. However, when it comes to young dogs, […]

The Power of Elephants and Good Luck

One of the best known wild animals on the planet is also one of the biggest. As large as a house but supposedly afraid of a mouse, elephants have captured the attention and imagination of people for thousands of years. Actually, pachyderms would have always been famous whether they liked it or not because they […]