Garden

Starting a Garden with Children

  Children are born explorers, and touching the cool earth, planting seeds and watching a plant grow are wonderful lessons in learning where our food comes from. Plus – they get to play in the dirt and not get in trouble for it! You can plot out an area in your yard or keep it… Continue reading Starting a Garden with Children

Garden

Spring Tulips — Yard and Pond

Look what I just found....aren't these magnificent!! Tulips are one of the first big blasts of colors in the early spring. There are so many varieties and such vivid colors. They really stand out in the landscape. Tulips are an easy bulb to grow in containers or flower beds, and they will return every year… Continue reading Spring Tulips — Yard and Pond

Easter, Holidays

Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter and Spring is upon us! Why not surprise your kids with baskets filled with their favorite toys, hobbies and crafts instead of baskets full of chocolate and candy! When my sons were young I would find different ideas other than the standard Easter baskets. Why would the Easter bunny bring a basket when he… Continue reading Non Candy Easter Basket Ideas

Easter, Holidays

Easter Baskets For Grownups

Easter is just around the corner. If your thinking you would love to treat your older family and friends with a delightful basket that fits their passion this year, well, have I some wonderful ideas for you! Is there a home Chef in your life?? I know a few of you out there! Wouldn't this… Continue reading Easter Baskets For Grownups

Home Decor

Teens Fringed Bedskirt

This velcro bedskirt was very simple to make and it really elevates the entire look of the bed. I don't have any wasted fabric that rests on top of the box spring, as I would with a normal bedskirt, and if your bed is in the corner, you don't even have to make three sides!… Continue reading Teens Fringed Bedskirt

Holidays

Luck Of The Irish

Hi everyone! Is there any Irish in you? I have a lot of Irish in me, so I thought I would do a really easy craft that all of you could do. This is all you need: Empty Can  2-3 Colors of Green Glitter  Modge Podge  Sharpie Rustoleum Gold Paint  Flowers Craft paint (light green) Half… Continue reading Luck Of The Irish

Trash to Treasure

Calling All You Creative People

Once again I am showing off your creations! I would absolutely LOVE to see YOUR projects, big or small to share with everyone! Here are some awesome photos of  Kim from http://itrippedoverastone.com/. You are going to love these: I recently posted 'Childs Chair' Makeover. Kim wrote to tell me they have the chair her husbands… Continue reading Calling All You Creative People