Tour of My Mom’s Cottage Garden in Germany

by Dagmar Bleasdale on July 26, 2015

mom's cottage garden, DagmarBleasdale.comI promised you a post about my mother’s cottage garden when I ran out of time writing about my mom’s many antique collections in her house, and I figured Sunday is a good day to post it.

If you missed that post, here it is.

Put up your feet for a few minutes and enjoy a tour of this lovely cottage garden.

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Bathroom Vanities for Less at

by Dagmar Bleasdale on July 24, 2015

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Are you thinking of redoing your bathroom in the future — or very soon?

Before you make your choices for bathroom vanities or other bathroom furniture and accessories, definitely check out

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My Inexpensive DIY Container Garden — With Twist Ties

July 23, 2015
DIY container garden,

Okay, you professional gardeners: this little start of a garden might make you laugh. But I’m a newbie at gardening and because we didn’t get to build our raised bed in time, I decided to container garden again this year.

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What I Learned at the Haven Blogging Conference

July 22, 2015
Haven conference,

I’m back from the Haven blogging conference and had an amazing time, like last year. I learned so much more about blogging and social media, and how to grow Dagmar’s Home. I flew from Westchester directly to Atlanta last Thursday. After I check into the Hyatt, I met my roommate — sweet Jennifer Dawn who […]

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“Thrifty & Vintage Finds” Link Party #75 – Blue Willow Pitcher

July 20, 2015

Welcome to “Thrifty & Vintage Finds” link party No. 75! If you found an amazing deal lately, a vintage or thrifty find, then I’d love you to link up. You might get featured next week! I was at the Haven conference for three days and obviously didn’t have time to go thrifting, but I still […]

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Wordless Wednesday – Getting Ready for the Haven Conference

July 15, 2015

My friend Danja took this picture of me a week ago in Germany, and I figured I’d post it for Wordless Wednesday because I’m hardly ever in pictures. I could use one of those Beck’s beers with Sprite (called a Radler or Shandy) after the day I had yesterday. Let’s just say I should’ve been […]

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