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Spring Kid Craft – Feeding The Birds

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Fun for Kids, Garden, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Spring Kid Craft – Feeding The Birds

As the snow finally turns to rain we welcome the chance to see and hear the sights and sounds of spring again!  One of the most best signs that spring has arrived is the beautiful sound of busy little birds chirping outside your windows.   Here is an easy projects for the kids and well… it’s for the birds too!  Get the kids in on the fun, and let them help the birds celebrate spring.  A few quick supplies and some old jar lids is all you will need to create some sweet little bird treats with your kids.  Not only is this a fun activity and easy project to make  – The...

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Outdoor Fall Decoration Using Pumpkins, Tulle And Christmas Lights

Posted by on Sep 17, 2012 in Garden, Home Decor | 0 comments

Outdoor Fall Decoration Using Pumpkins, Tulle And Christmas Lights

Here is a simple outdoor fall decor idea that takes minutes to put together but fills your porch with a soft glow that will last all fall long.  By combining a roll of tulle, a strand of Christmas lights, and a few fresh fall pumpkins you have a simple outdoor decoration that looks great during the day and at night too.  My favorite time of the year is just around the corner! The leaves are starting to fall and all of the comforts of fall are upon us.  Due to a great patch of pumpkins that the kids and I planted in the garden this year we have lots of beautiful orange pumpkins to use as...

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The Best Salsa Recipe And A Delicious Use For Garden Tomatoes

Posted by on Aug 18, 2012 in Food, Garden, Summer Projects | 0 comments

The Best Salsa Recipe And A Delicious Use For Garden Tomatoes

If you grow tomatoes in your garden, there is nothing more rewarding than canning them into delicious canned goods that your family can enjoy all year long!  This is my absolute favorite use for my garden tomatoes and our family’s favorite sweet and spicy salsa recipe.  This is a salsa recipe that is sweet but packs a slight kick and is a favorite of everyone who tries it! When my brother was in collage his girlfriend (and now his lovely wife)  used to have this in her dorm room anytime I visited – she would serve it as a late night snack.  She said that her mom always made...

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Garden Flowers Make Our Home Feel Happy

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in Garden, Summer Projects | 0 comments

Garden Flowers Make Our Home Feel Happy

Our garden is in full swing and of all of the wonderful things that we are harvesting I think the flowers have got to be my favorite.  I love having fresh flowers in our home, but buying them is never an option.  For the few dollars I spent on seeds and bulbs this spring, I am now able to fill our home with colorful flowers that make our home bright and cheerful. When I was in college I worked for many years in two different flower shops.  I enjoyed my job very much, and learned a lot about floral care, arranging, and decorating with colorful flowers of all kinds.  The very first flower...

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Regrowing Green Onions In Your Kitchen

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Food, Garden | 0 comments

Regrowing Green Onions In Your Kitchen

Green onions are one of my favorite  ingredients to add to many kinds of recipes, but I find it frustrating to have fresh onions when I need them, but not waste half of the package.  Here are two great tricks to ensure that you always have green onions in your kitchen any time you need them. Although I love the taste and flavor green onions added to meals they are sometimes a frustrating addition.  It seems like when you do add them to a recipe you need so little, that you end up wasting the rest or if you really need them, you don’t have them or they have already gone bad in the...

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