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Bricks ‘n Blooms Weekly 16

Welcome to the 16th week of Bricks ‘n Blooms Weekly!

I hope you all had a great week!

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Random Things Happening Behind the Scenes at Bricks ‘n Blooms

And just like last week, we got more snow. It wasn’t as much as the week before but we got enough!

Since we had a few good snow days, we started a new DIY project in the basement. We are renovating an electric fireplace we bought a few years ago by making it look more like a built in. There’s not much to show yet, but it’s going to look great when it’s finished!

My daughter Tori had her first swim meet this year for the High School. It was a long time coming and I can’t tell you how happy she was to be able to swim and do her thing.

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While it wasn’t the same for me watching from home, I am BEYOND grateful that our swim coaches, booster club, school administration and athletics department pulled a swim season together for these kids and set up a live feed for us to be able to “be there.”

Oh and because my daughter loves it so much when I cheer really loudly for her while she’s racing in the pool (not really but work with me on this one).

GO TORI!!!!

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Last season, Tori received the Team Spirit Award from her Coaches as a Freshman. I can’t understand where she gets it from.

What’s Happening at Bricks ‘n Blooms

I’ve had a busy week on the blog and shared quite a bit, so here’s a run-down in case you missed anything.

After sharing my supplies to start seeds in my basement last weekend, lots of you had questions about how to I’m organizing myself to prepare to sow seeds.

7 Simple Steps to Getting Organized for Starting Seeds Indoors

So this week I shared 7 Simple Tips to Getting Organized Before Starting Seeds Indoors. And to help you get organized, I included a FREE downloadable printable to help you get organized.

Let me know what you think!

Speaking of starting seeds indoors, I am preparing to sow my first set of seeds in a few days! Sweet peas will be sown first and I am beyond excited to get started!

Thrifting Near Me with the Gals
Photo by the Dainty Dandelion

Also on the blog this week, I went thrifting near me with my friends from all over the country.

Did you see it?

This post was really fun to put together.

And the best part?

I shared my favorite local shop where I love to find cool vintage stuff. So in case you missed it, you can check it out HERE.

Thrifting Near Me with the Gals

And while I’m dreaming of warmer days in the garden, I’ve been bringing the outdoors in with my faux spring greens and florals.

So I shared my favorite online sources for where to buy the best faux spring greens and florals. From tulips to peonies, ranunculas and magnolias, to gorgeous fronds of ferns, I’ve got you covered. CLICK HERE to see my spring must-haves this year.

Early Spring Table Decor Ideas

Amazing Inspiration from Around the Web

I love finding cool inspiration from around the web and wanted to share some of what I’m loving right now.

My favorite thing about blogging is the great friends I’ve made around the globe.

And I want to share some of them with you this week because they are really inspiring me.

I think my friend Chas from Chas Crazy Creations had me at “easy no sew”. Seriously, if you want to make an easy, no sew pillow, my friend Chas shared how to do it!

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Photo by Chas Crazy Creations

I really love how my good friend Kaley from The Little White Farmhouse uses vintage pieces to decorate her home throughout the seasons.

Check out how she decorated for Valentine’s Day. I just love the subtle touches. It’s beautiful.

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Photo by The Little White Farmhouse

And I’m always looking for great new recipes and my friend Silvia from Garden in the Kitchen always shares the best ones!

She makes a lot using her instant pot. This black-eyed peas recipe sounds amazing – I want to try it!

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Photo by Garden in the Kitchen

Here is some more amazing inspo from around the web!

Who doesn’t love caramel sauce? This recipe looks amazing!

This easy lamp makeover.

Ok and I love how Anne and Anne Marie made this one! I need this!!!

This decorating tip to bring the outdoors in.

And this DIY office chair turned out awesome!

These home organizing tips.

This dining table decor is just gorgeous.

And this yummy soup recipe.

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And that’s all for this week!

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    1. Thank you so much Rachel! It means the world to her to be able to get back in the pool. Her summer swim team was canceled and I’m just so thankful they were able to get some sort of swim season in. xoxoxo

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