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Best Herbs for Container Gardening

Time to get your hands dirty and start planting some herbs. Some of you with small outdoor patios, decks or balconies will really love this post. You don't have to have a big garden to grow herbs. You can grow them in containers, and they will flourish, even if you don't have a green thumb.… Continue reading Best Herbs for Container Gardening

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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

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Dragonfly Makeover

I have been busy working on the cabinets for the past few days, so in between, I like to do little projects. This project shows you how you can take a  plain piece,  and turn it into something sparkly and pretty! I have this tea light dragonfly. I've had it for many, many years. I decided… Continue reading Dragonfly Makeover

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Dollar Tree Crafts

I wrote this a bit ago but I came up with some more great ideas. I love the Dollar Tree, and I'm lucky enough to have one a few blocks away. Everytime I enter the store...I am overwhelmed with ideas! I walk down each of the isles scoping out what is new and what I… Continue reading Dollar Tree Crafts

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Growing Food From Scraps

Did you know that 1/3 of all the food globally is wasted? Yes, it is! 1.3 billion tons gets lost or wasted or not consumed. And only a small percentage of that waste can be diverted for composting. Compost will help lessen these waste but did you know that there is a better way to save food?… Continue reading Growing Food From Scraps

Crafts, Kids

Recycled Bottles Into Adorable Houses

Hi, In this tutorial I will show you how we made a house out of plastic bottles. This is a fun project for you and your children. They will love to help you build an awesome house and learn about recycling. We used a big, 7 liters round plastic bottle , a 5 liters square plastic… Continue reading Recycled Bottles Into Adorable Houses

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Mushroom

I was at the dollar tree today, and as I was scoping out the aisles for ideas, I saw this plastic bowl. Difficulty: Easy I instantly thought of a mushroom. I then came upon this These together looked like a mushroom! If your children are making this, use plastic. I did have Rustoleum Red Spray paint,… Continue reading Mushroom

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Pro Tips for Potted Plants — Blessings By Me

I just came across this excellent post by Michelle! This post is jammed packed with great ideas for potted plants..Enjoy! Follow these pro tips to make the most out of your potted plants. via Pro Tips for Potted Plants — Blessings By Me

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Fish Weighted Tablecloth Clips

If you remember, last week I showed you my idea for tablecloth clips. Well, that got me to thinking. So I thought of making pretty ones. If you know me, you know I love the ocean. These are so wonderful, especially with summer here. All those outings, picnics, parties, and home entertaining. This tablecloth inspired… Continue reading Fish Weighted Tablecloth Clips

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Outdoor Table Weights

It's Summer, time to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Have you ever planned a party, barbecue, picnic and your all set up to eat, and a wind comes and blows the tablecloth away??? Well I had that problem. It seemed like every time I planned something for outside, it would get breezy and… Continue reading Outdoor Table Weights