Well Good Morning Everyone. We have finally made it to the reveal of the One Room Challenge. Thank you so much Linda @CallingItHome and Housebeautiful for hosting the challenge and allowing us to link up as guest. Linda you rock. Make sure you check out all the Featured Participants and the Guest linkers. There is so much amazing talent out there and beautiful spaces that have been shared.

With all that said here we are ladies and gentleman our new Southern Porch. This was my first time doing the One Room Challenge and I thought for the Spring challenge I would makeover the space that we would be using the most over the Summer. My family lives outdoors. However it was mostly just me and my little guy, because my husband said it was ugly and my teen said there wasn’t enough seating. It’s  a small space that needed to function as a eating and seating space. There wasn’t much work to be done. Except 3 coats of paint. Then we also painted the concrete floor so that it would be more durable. I can spray it off whenever my two doodles drag all the mud and dirt up. Let’s take a look around.




I haven’t shared our Garden in a really long time on this blog. It has changed so much and yet still has a ways to go. There are so many things I would like to get to. Time just passes by so swiftly. I make plans and then get so busy with life my little happy place gets pushed to the side. I am happy  to say that we did get a vegetable garden in this year. I have wanted one for years, but with my man in and out of town it was hard