Garden

Propagating Succulents From Leaves

I just saw this post from Savvy Succulents, and thought it would be a great post to share with all of you who love succulents. I live in the desert and I have done this before with some of my succulents and have had great results. Hope you enjoy!!! Propagation is the process of breeding… Continue reading Propagating Succulents From Leaves

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Storage & Organization & Hacks

Wood Ash Helpful Uses

It's winter time and we love to get the fireplace going, and snuggling up by the fire. When morning comes, and your cleaning up the wood ashes, don't throw away! Ever wondered what you can you do with all the ash from burning wood in your fireplace, wood stove or campfire? Reuse the wood ashes. Did… Continue reading Wood Ash Helpful Uses

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, Home Decor

Let’s Make Concrete Candles

Hello everyone! I have a wonderful project for you that will absolutely brighten up your home or garden! Have fun creating! This is such a wonderful project you can do with few supplies: Gloves Balloons Concrete Small garden shovel Flameless led votive candles with timer Disposable Cups Painters Tape Acrylic paint & small paint brush… Continue reading Let’s Make Concrete Candles

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

Crafts

How to Paint a Terra Cotta Birdbath — Haphazard Homemaker

I hope you love this creation by Robin as much as I do! Gorgeous Robin! This adorable birdbath is so easy to make and will look so cute sitting in your flower bed! Make one for yourself and another for someone special. You can make it bright and colorful as shown, or choose a muted… Continue reading How to Paint a Terra Cotta Birdbath — Haphazard Homemaker