Elaine

I blog over at Sunnysimplelife.blogspot.com about life, homemaking, holiday decor and thrifting. I strive for contentment by leading a simple life while raising my kids ages 20-4.

So Long Sandy Dog

It has been a very rough four weeks. Our eleven year old dog Sandy had become ill, and I mean very ill, and no matter what we tried or the vet tried, it never relieved her issues. So last night, I had to take the old girl down and have her put to sleep ....more

From the Farm Blog Hop

It's another happy Friday and we are all together again, sharing and chattering about our favorite things! We have a long weekend of gardening and some home repairs planned. So while we're working, I hope you have a good weekend ....more

Easy Flower Gardening - Growing Dutch Iris

Easy flower gardening. How to grow Dutch Iris. If you are looking for an easy flower bulb to plant, Dutch Iris is for you ....more

From the Farm Blog Hop March 28

It's another happy Friday and we are all together again, sharing and chattering about our favorite things! We have a long weekend of gardening and some home repairs planned. So while we're working, I hope you have a good weekend ....more

Savory Barbecue Potatoes

Savory barbecue potatoes are a staple around here. BBQ potatoes go great with beef but we just had them with grilled fish. Take your potatoes and dice in chunks, The larger the chunks, the longer for them to cook so don't make them too big ....more

Expand Your Living Space Outdoors

Our patio expands our living space,...more

Vintage Picnic Items for Decor

Vintage drink carrier and picnic basket. Found this post in the draft folder. Thought is was cute for summer ....more

From the Farm Blog Hop and Link Party March 21st

Welcome Back! Thanks for taking to time to come by and visit. An InLinkz Link-up Congratulations! ...more

Spring Cleaning Checklists and Tips

Does anyone have spring cleaning on the to do list? I want to share some of my favorite spring cleaning checklists with you and a few of my favorite cleaning tips and tools. First off, if you hate the thought of spring cleaning and how overwhelming that sounds, then break it down into spring cleaning baby steps ....more

What You Will and Won't Get from Sunny Simple Life

I have been blogging for four years now and boy has it changed. I still love this hobby and have no plans to stop but I thought I might take a minute to share what my blog is and is not. I see so many beautiful blogs out there full of great info and gorgeous photos ....more