Best Outdoor Cleaning Hacks for Decks, Patios & Lanais

Outdoor Cleaning Hacks for Decks, Patios & Lanais Written by Lynn Smythe   No two outdoor spaces are the same; there are different issues to deal with while attempting to clean and maintain outdoor spaces. If you’re having trouble keeping your deck, patio or lanai clean, then you’re in for a real treat

Green Cleaning Tips: Using Non-Toxic Cleaning Products at Home

green cleaning tips from The Creative Cottage

Green Cleaning Tips: Using Non-Toxic Cleaning Products at Home Written by Lynn Smythe When it comes to cleaning your home, more and more people are looking for non-toxic, environmentally friendly cleaning supply options. There are far too many chemicals that seep into the air, water, and environment that can be harmful to

Another Visit to Green Cay Nature Center

Day Trip to Green Cay Wetlands I moved to south Florida as a full-time resident back in 1991. Since that time I've lived in both houses and apartments in Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, Greenacres and Loxahatchee. I moved back to Boynton Beach, for the 3rd time, last July (2016). I was living

Handmade Teacup Pincushions

Looking For New Art & Craft Projects A friend of mine gave me my first teacup pincushion a couple of years ago. I thought it was a genius gift, made with a ceramic teacup and saucer and embellished with ribbon and silk flowers. I do a lot of sewing, fabric, and

Decorating with Thrift Store Artwork

Apartment Decorating Tips I recently moved into a new apartment and was looking for some new artwork. I have a few pieces that have moved with me throughout the years, but my new place was more space than I've had in quite a while. I spent the last 2 years living

Best Jewelry and Outfit Pairings

Guest Blog by Leona J. Celis The Best Jewelry and Outfit Pairings As Coco Chanel famously said about accessories, “Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take one thing off.” Chanel understood just how easy, and common, it is to clutter an outfit with too many accessories. Not that we