• How To Make A Indoor Succulent Dish Garden

    If you think that you don’t have a green thumb, then this project might just be for you! I made an indoor succulent dish garden over the weekend and so can you. It’s such an easy, quick...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Easter Decorations

    Easter Sunday will be here before we know it! I finally got around to doing a  little Easter decorating this week. I only bought 2 new things at the Dollar Tree (some candy and plastic eggs), otherwise...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • An Autumn Treat – Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

    Aren’t you ready to bake and eat all things pumpkin! I know I am! I have been on the search for a healthy pumpkin oatmeal cookie recipe for the past few months. In my search for the...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • My Largest Fall/Winter Vegetable Garden Ever!

    The weather has just been perfect for the past week so I’ve been a busy bee getting my summer vegetable garden cleaned up and planting the fall/winter vegetables. I had such wonderful success using row covers on...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Red Toile Curtains with Yellow Pom Pom Fringe!

    We had one very rainy stormy day this week so I decided to do a few indoor projects. Besides working on my bookcases, I also took down my polka dot curtains which I’ve enjoyed all summer. Here’s...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Sprucing Up the Deck

    I really need to re-do the stain on my deck – it’s been peeling all summer. But that’s too big of job to tackle right now so I thought I’d start with this – I know…awful right?...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Using Old Windows

    I mentioned a while ago that my husband had brought home a few old windows that a neighbor had put in the garbage when they got new ones. So I’ve been looking around the web trying to...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Home Sweet Frugal Home #2

    Are your dollars not stretching as far as they used to? I know mine aren’t! So I thought I’d start sharing some frugal things that we do as a way to encourage myself and maybe give someone...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Home Sweet Frugal Home

    I don’t know about you, but I know our dollars are not stretching as far as they used to. Grocery prices seem particularly bad and with the drought in the midwest are only going to get worse....

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Planting Under Mature Trees

    I wanted to share with you an on going project that I started way back in March. Basically I widened the liriope circle around a clump of trees and added some new plantings and a new focal...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Faux Barnwood Letters

    I finally did something with the unfinished chipboard letters I got from Hobby Lobby a long time ago. The regular price of this size letter is $1.99 and I got them at 40% off. If you wait...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • An Orchard – Big or Small Is a Lovely Idea

    When we moved into this house we had an old apple tree, a whole bunch of crabapples  and an apricot tree on the property. Now the apricot was planted right outside the backdoor and every summer we’d...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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A Cultivated Nest