Crafts, Kids

Rock Turtle

  A young friend came over and she wanted to make a turtle.     We started checking out all the stones I had tucked away awaiting a project. I was thinking of putting it in this plastic tray and making like a turtle pond for it…. Well, she wanted to put it in her… Continue reading Rock Turtle

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Home Decor

Mercury Glass Votive Tutorial

 Mercury glass, also known as silvered glass, contains neither mercury nor silver. It's actually clear glass, mold-blown into double-walled shapes and coated on the inside with a silvering formula, which is inserted through a small hole that is then sealed with a plug. If you would like to create your own mercury glass pieces, then this post is for… Continue reading Mercury Glass Votive Tutorial

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Storage and Organizing Hacks

There are a lot of creative people out there that come up with the neatest ideas. Here are some handy ideas I found that are so unique and helpful. I hope you find some of these as helpful as I did! is a clever idea in the kitchen... Start saving you toilet paper rolls. I have… Continue reading Storage and Organizing Hacks

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Awesome Hacks

I've posted some hacks for all around the house, but these are sooo awesome, and I just had to share with you!               This next one is a good idea also. You can use a rake to hold many things. I hung one up out by my barbecue to hold… Continue reading Awesome Hacks

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

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