Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Camp Lilies

Many years ago, I saw these lilies at a golf course near our camp and wanted some for my garden here. So, with shovel in hand, I asked if I could dig some up
Eclectic Red Barn: Lilies at the camp
I have no idea what they are called, but they are blooming all over the camp. Actually, they are not at their peak - starting to fade.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Learning to dance in the rain!

We are off on a two week vacation, something we have not done in many years. We are driving to our cabin in the mountains of West Virginia (20 hours) for a few days and then continuing on to Vermont to see the grand kids. Now some might say that is a lot of driving and they would be correct. 

Add to that 4 dachshunds! I think we might be crazy!!!! We have more stuff in the car for the dogs than for us. Just like kids. Here is Marina and Louie with their faces on the console. They love being close to us.
Eclectic Red Barn: Marina and Louie

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Hobby Lobby Copy

Last month when I was in Hobby Lobby they had some of their summer Decor on sale.  I spotted this watering can. I loved the chevron pattern and the blue color. I can't remember how much it was, I think around $20.
Eclectic Red Barn: Hobby Lobby Watering Can

As I was looking at it, I remembered that I had purchased a watering can a while back. Maybe I could make it over.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Mango Pound Cake

I am still on the mango kick. With all the mangoes we picked, no wonder. If you are new here, remember all the mangoes we harvested this year. I made so many dishes, but have not been able to get them all posted. Plus you would probably be bored with mango, mango recipes day after day. I thought I would share my mango pound cake.

Although I used fresh mangoes in my pound cake, you could use frozen mangoes. The mangoes made the cake very moist. I put a buttermilk frosting on it, but you could also just sprinkle it with powdered sugar.
Eclectic Red Barn: Mango Pound Cake

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Happiness is Homemade #30

Welcome to my last week of co-hosting at Happiness is Homemade Link Party!!! for July.  What a wonderful experience it has been. I have met so many new friends and all of your projects, DIY, recipes and crafts have been so inspirational and helpful. Thanks to my wonderful hosts and co-hosts for allowing me to share this month with them.

I like forward to seeing all of your new ideas this week. First, let's check out some of last week's links.


Cake Stand the DIY Route by Woods of Bell Trees | How to Purge like a Reformed Hoarder by Coconut Heads
Junk Yard Step Stool Redo by Redo It Yourself Inspirations | U-Pick Farms Tips and Tricks by 40 Eighteen