Tips for Creating a Relaxing Backyard

Regardless of the size of your backyard, it should be a place that gives you joy and retreat. A backyard should be where you can unwind after a long week of work and have fun with friends and family. Is your backyard somewhere you can relax and enjoy a breeze? If not, then you are missing out on a lot. Here are simple tips for creating a serene and relaxing backyard.

Tips for Creating a Relaxing Backyard

Declutter

Redefine the appearance of your outdoor space by clearing the clutter, mowing your lawn, and pruning hedges. Decluttering should be a good place to start if you want to revamp and spruce up your outdoor space, especially the backyard. Consider getting rid of all elements that make your backyard look scruffy. For instance, you might want to start dealing with unwanted wastes and cleaning the surrounding areas. You might want to invest in tools and equipment that help you keep your outdoor tidy. For this, consider buying easy-to-use tools, and you might also want to learn to fix your lawn edger yourself with the right parts and knowledge.

Add water features

What better way to make your backyard more relaxing than adding flowing water features? For years, designers have used flowing water to add a sense of sanctity in spaces due to the calming feature it possesses. You, too, can use this concept to make your outdoor space comforting and tranquil by adding a pond, fountain, or swimming pool.

Create comfy outdoor seats

When we’re outdoors, we want plenty of outdoor seating. Backyard seats are a thing for people who want to make their outdoor spaces more comforting. Additionally, you can go further by choosing lounge chairs that make it even better. Invest in outdoor seats that allow you to relax while stretching out. Give it a more serene appearance by placing your seats under an umbrella, by the swimming pool, or under a tree.

Go all-natural

Nature has a way of comforting and soothing, and that is why most experts recommend landscaping to make your outdoor more relaxing. Adding some elements of nature, such as flowers and plants, is a simple idea with impressive results. It will make your outdoor fresher and more inviting. Additionally, landscaping is an excellent way to add curb appeal and increase the value of your home.

Install outdoor lighting fixtures

Outdoor lighting fixtures will help you enjoy the calming nature of your backyard even the sun has gone down. The good news is that this section has options you can choose from, ranging from porch lights to entryway bulbs. There is no shortage of creative ways to illuminate your backyard. Additionally, you can get more creative by diming some areas with colored lighting fixtures. Whatever you do, ensure you make your backyard a magical place to spend the nights under the stars.

The bottom line

Think of your backyard as an extension of your home. Therefore, you should strive to make it more comforting and relaxing as you would your indoor spaces. Start by decluttering to keep your backyard mosquito-free and make it cozier. These tips should give you a head start.

4 Ways To Keep The Spark Alive In Your Marriage

Marriage can be hard. If two people are willing to make and keep the commitment, you can easily have a beautiful marriage. Both parties have to make the effort to make it work. Communication, compromise, and love should be shown by both parties.

Today, we share 4 Ways To Keep The Spark Alive In Your Marriage!

4 Ways To Keep The Spark Alive In Your Marriage

You made a commitment to your partner when you got married. You promised to always be there for them through the ups and downs. The truth is that there will be hard times you’ll have to endure with your partner.

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A Journal For Jordan Opens In Theaters December 25th

I love rom-coms. I also love romantic movies in general. Most recently, I’ve been watching a ton of romantic Christmas movies. It just reminds me that love is out there and to keep up hope! I am a single mom and hope to find an amazing partner! Do you love a good movie

Get ready for A Journal For Jordan movieOpens In Theaters December 25th!

A Journal For Jordan Opens In Theaters December 25th

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As I mentioned above, I am a single mom. I am looking for love. Feel good movies, like A Journal For Jordan help keep my spirits alive. I do hope to one day find someone I can be happy with. 

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Sing 2 Opens In Theaters December 22nd

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Get ready for Sing 2! Opens in theaters December 22nd! 

Sing 2 Opens In Theaters December 22nd

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I am so excited to share that Sing 2 will open in theaters on December 22, 2021! 

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Relieve Stress At Your Fingertips

When it comes to essential oils, we have a round-up of celebrity favorites! I love turning to aromatherapy as much as possible. For everyday use, I enjoy using oils to add fresh scent to our home. I also love using oils to boost our mood. Let’s look into how you can relieve stress at your fingertips!

Relieve Stress At Your Fingertips
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On-the-go essential oils

When we are on-the-go, headed out the door, or just want quick relief, I turn to roller ball oils. They are small, travel-friendly, and easy to use. I love that I can throw them in my purse, handbag, or tote bag! 

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Must-Have Fall Accessories

Must-Have Fall Accessories
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It’s finally here! Fall is by far my most favorite time of year! The crisp air greets you when you walk out of the door. The beautiful colors that nature has to offer. Let’s face it, it’s the best time of year. How can you make your Fall even better? in a crazy world such as the one we live in today. Getting out and enjoying every day is so very important. Check out these amazing fall accessories that are sure to be the perfect addition to create the perfect fall look.

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Hair Trimmers For The Family

COVID really changed the way we live. We were forced to quarantine, meanwhile many businesses were forced to close or change the way they serve their customers. COVID may have shut down hair salons, beauty salons, and barber shops, forcing people to forgo getting their haircut or learn how to cut at home. We found hair trimmers for the family

Hair Trimmers For The Family
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COVID really didn’t change the way I cut my son’s hair as we have always cut his hair at home. When I became a single mom, I had to learn how to cut his hair. I watched a few youtube videos for tips and suggestions. I still don’t know what I’m doing, but I am doing the best I can and I think I am getting better each time. 

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Pep Up Your Dish With Pesto

My son and I keep our food pretty simple. He loves pasta and soups, which is just fine with me. I like making simple meals for us. We both eat different dinners since he is a picky eater and I eat fairly small meals these days. We share a fun way to pep up your dish with pesto!

Pep Up Your Dish With Pesto

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I am so excited to try Barilla® Creamy Genovese Pesto! When I do eat pasta, I like simple sauces, such as pesto! Not only that, the Barilla Creamy Genovese Pesto is a flavor-packed, versatile, and convenient pantry staple that satisfies cravings for Italian food. This means you can use it on pasta, sandwiches, and snacks! It has a creamy, smooth texture that is so savory!

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Add Softness And Sparkle To Your Routine

Fall is here! Every time the seasons change, I am reminded to go through my beauty products! Also, when Fall comes around, I gather all the skin moisturizing products I can for my son and I to use! I am so excited to show you how to add softness and sparkle to your routine

Add Softness And Sparkle To Your Routine
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We all love soft skin, right? When our skin is dry, it feels tight, itchy, and looks ashy! Let’s combat dry skin with natural products!

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Self-Care Is Worth It

Self-care is worth it
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When you put everyone else first, you tend to forget the most important person of all. Who’s that you ask? Why YOU! Self-care, easy to say but not always to remember. Check out these great CBD-infused products sure to rejuvenate your body and ease your mind.

I’m the mother of four small children ages nine to three, so to say I have my hands full is an understatement. I also work full time as a store manager and work a minimum of 45 hours a week. I feel like I go all day and then come home and go some more. And in years past I always used to put myself and self-care on the backburner. For too long I didn’t take care of myself, and it almost got the best of me. My anxiety and depression were so bad that I didn’t know how I was going to get out of bed. So finally I decided that for once, I take care of ME first.

Self-care for the busy mom.

Sheabrand

When I look for something to help me I usually look for something that can be done even in just a few quiet moments I have right before bed to help me get a better night’s rest. My favorite thing to do is soak in our huge jacuzzi tub, light some candles and apply my Sheabrand Electric Daisy Enzyme Face Mask. This mask as the name says is electric! It leaves you skin feeling smooth and refreshed. Using natures “Electric Daisy” it’s basically its own form of botox. This face mask tightens your skin and renews it’s elasticity. I was shocked by the refreshing feeling it left my face in afterwards. You use this mask once a week, and you can find out more information or to get yours from their website, Facebook, or Instagram.

Electric Daisy

Another of my favorite self-care products is CBD-INFUSED FACE AND NECK MOISTURIZING OIL by Just Beauty CBD. This Face + Neck Night CBD Oil is the perfect nighttime product to end your busy day. The light lavender scent helps soothe you senses and help you rest better. With the main ingredients of grapseed, prickly pear, and rosehip and it’s gluten free! Simply apply 4-10 drops into your hands and apply to your face, and cleanse your face in the moring. It locks in your skins natural glow! Be sure to check you their other amazing products over on their website, or check out their Facebook or Instagram for more information.

Face and Neck

So if all else fails and you don’t take anything else away from this, take this momma: YOU are enough, YOU matter! Even when you feel like the world is crashing around you remeber that You are a rockstar. Make sure you take care of yourself, take even just a few seconds because you are worth it. Moms peace of mind starts with those few seconds of self-care. We can’t take care of those tiny little chaos creators if we are constantly in chaos ourselves.

Breathe ~ You have this momma!