Wooden Deck Maintenance, Before and After

Wooden Deck Maintenance, Before and After Y’all know how I love a good before and after makeover, right? From hairstyles to home improvements, I think everyone enjoys seeing big transformations. Today I bring you evidence of our wooden deck maintenance, before and after, because I’m in love with how it turned out.  I’m also in […]

blueberry bumper crop

Blueberry Bumper Crop

One of my favorite things about Big Creek is Madre’s enormous blueberry patch.  Sure, the bushes only produce for a handful of weeks in the year, but those are some delicious, glorious weeks!  This year Madre has a blueberry bumper crop, picking almost a gallon of plump, ripe blueberries every day…because you have to stop […]

Patio Landscaping Ideas

I’m sure you remember my beautiful rock terrace, or multi-level patio, right outside my back door here at Big Creek.  I’ve been hit with some exciting patio landscaping ideas, thanks to some beautification Coach and I did last weekend in that area. Isn’t it amazing how doing some simple cleaning up can spur ideas for something bigger and better?  […]