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Irresistible Shed Makeovers

Today I'm sharing a post I wrote for about transforming an ordinary garden shed into --well, whatever you like. Turn it into a she-shed, a yoga studio, a place to paint or just a personal … [Read More...]

Fall Leaves

No need for many words today, when the trees are turning such brilliant fall colors. Don't rake your leaves and burn them--that's such a waste. Pile them in an out-of-the way spot and turn them … [Read More...]

MAGDALENA, by Candi Sary

I'm happy to share this excerpt from MAGDALENA, a new novel by Candi Sary. The excerpt and images are courtesy of Regal Publishing House. "Magdalena once told me she knew how to cure sadness. She … [Read More...]

SWEETBITTER, by Reginald Gibbons

Author Reginald Gibbons, courtesy of JackLeg Press Reginald Gibbons is the author of eleven books of poetry, including CREATURES OF A DAY, a finalist for the National Book Award. His new … [Read More...]

How to Grow Meyer Lemon and Key Lime Trees

Turn the juice from Meyer lemons and Key limes into delicious drinks and desserts. This dwarf Key lime tree is studded with juicy, full-sized Key limes. Courtesy of Gardens Alive! van Bourgondien … [Read More...]


Thanks for visiting my page. I'm an Atlanta-based freelancer for HGTV, Southern Living, Better Homes & Gardens and other print and digital publications. I'm also the author of three books.