Making a compost bin for your yard is much easier than you think. This Wooden Pallet Compost Bin goes together in a few hours with 6 easy steps and is less than half the cost of lumber.
Warm weather, baseball games, walks with our puppy- all some of my favorite things about spring! However, there is also spring cleaning- not my favorite thing! If it isn’t your favorite either, I have some spring cleaning tips for your bathroom to make it a little easier! [Read more…]
Now that the weather is getting nicer, I am so excited to start using our outside entertaining areas more. Outdoor entertaining seems so much more casual and relaxed- and you don’t have to clean the house! If you are getting ready to have people over here are some Quick Tips for Successful Entertaining. [Read more…]
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…]
Calling all Star Wars fans young and old! Put together this fun and simple Star Wars Movie Night in minutes. It’s complete with themed treats, snacks and drinks.
There’s nothing better than a soft, warm cookie straight from the oven. Now these aren’t your normal, everyday run of the mill Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookie, they are special! With the mixture of two kinds of oats, peanut butter and nuts, they are extra special!
It’s time to pack up the car and head out on the road! Even if you don’t have far to travel, if you are anything like our family, Road Trip Snacks are a must! While I will be the first to want something ooey, gooey and sweet, it’s not always practical to pack those treats, especially if you have little ones. Or a big messy eater, like I do.
So I have pulled together 15 Road Trip Snack Recipes that you and family are sure to love, and packed up a few more ideas for you to carry along on your next Road Trip! [Read more…]
Only 4 ingredients are all you need for this delicious Easy Strawberry Cream Pie. The pie is special enough for holidays yet easy enough for weeknight dessert.
Green grass, bare feet, running across your backyard in the summer sun. We all love the thought of these and want our lawns to be healthy and green, if for no other reason than it’s a reward for all the hard work we put into out landscape. Through 20 years of making other people’s lawns look their best I’ve learned that where most people sabotage their plans are by not having any plans in the first place. So I’ve put together these basics of fertilizing your lawn, follow these basics and you’ll be the neighborhood lawn fertilizer pro. [Read more…]
Even though we try hard each and every day to help our Earth by recycling, conserving water, and protecting our environment, it’s great to be reminded how important it is to teach our children how to take care of the Earth. These Earth Day Activities for Kids are a perfect way to create memories and teach our children at the same time. [Read more…]