Creating a fun decoration for your table doesn’t need to be complicated or cost a lot of money. Summer is just about here and with that comes Memorial Day, 4th of July and lots of backyard barbecues. Make this Simple Table Decoration for under $5 to brighten your table. [Read more…]
Spring breaks and the average home gardener opens the door to his shed and digs through the piles of garden hoses and rusty worn tools they have accumulated over the years of tending their gardens and sprucing up the yard. There are hundreds of companies that design, build and sell garden tools, you might even have a few catalogs laying around that you have marked up a few tools for that wish list we all have for when we just know there’s a better tool or design that will make the job easier. Well I have my list of the 6 Must Have Tools for the Home Gardener. So let’s dig in!
Create this Stars and Stripes Burlap Banner with just a few simple supplies, some you may have already at home. It’s perfect for your Memorial Day or 4th of July Decorations.
Choosing and adding mulch to flower beds is a good habit to get into to preserve the look and health of your landscape and flower beds. Mulching your landscape is inexpensive and is one of the easiest jobs you can do as a homeowner. Mulch helps to moderate soil temperature and retain soil moisture which is good for the health of your plants. Adding a layer of mulch to your flower beds also improves the appearance of your beds and suppresses weed growth. Additionally organic mulches provide nutrients to your plants as they breakdown. Before you start it helps to understand the different types of mulch available, as well as how much mulch to use and when to apply it. [Read more…]
Whether you are throwing a birthday bash, dinner party or just a treat by the pool, this Cupcake Fondue is fun for the little ones as well as adults! [Read more…]
No mixing required for this delicious Strawberry Rhubarb Almond Crumble Dessert. The tartness of the rhubarb and the sweetness of the strawberries combined with crushed pineapple send this easy to make dessert over the top. [Read more…]
There’s nothing like sitting on the front porch, sipping a tall glass of Pink Lemonade! While we are anxiously awaiting warmer weather around here so we can enjoy sitting outside, I am enjoying this Pink Lemonade Pound Cake. Starting with a white cake mix and adding a burst of flavor with Pink Lemonade concentrate and drink mix, this Pound Cake is super easy to make. [Read more…]
Mother’s Day – a time to show the special women in our lives how much they mean to us. And what better way than to bake up a delicious dessert? Today I’ve pulled today several Mother’s Day Desserts that are sure to bring a smile to Mom’s face! Cakes, Pies, Cupcakes, Dessert and No Bake Treats are included.
Decorating your Front Porch doesn’t have to be expensive or take a long time. Today I’m sharing my tips for Front Porch Decorating Ideas on a Budget. You might just be surprised how twigs from the yard and a little spray paint come together. [Read more…]