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Mar 06

How to Build a Fire Pit

Looking for a rewarding spring project?  You could be sitting under the stars next to your own backyard fire pit tonight! Learn how to make your own fire pit like this for under $60 after the jump…  

Jan 12

How to Plant a Small Container Herb Garden for Your Kitchen Herbs

Advantages of a Container Herb Garden A container herb garden may be your only choice if you haven’t got a garden or if it’s very small. But don’t be disappointed if you can’t create a traditional herb garden. Many herbs flourish really well in containers, and container herb gardens have the advantage that they can …

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Nov 08

How To Make A Cornucopia Centerpiece for Thanksgiving Day

As we enter into the month of November my thoughts turn towards Thanksgiving and everything that this wonderful holiday has to offer. It is a time for spending time with family and friends and for counting the many blessings the past year has brought to us. Like most people I like to decorate for the …

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Nov 04

Thanksgiving Window Box Decorating Ideas

Autumn presents many opportunities for trying out a variety of autumn window box decorating ideas. The combination of fall foliage trees constantly changing colors and a time of year associated with Thanksgiving and harvesting, provide a canvas that can work with any theme. Autumn Color Flowers. To create your fall color flower box use flowers …

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Nov 01

How to Make Simple Autumn Leaf Window Decorations

Learn how to make these beautifully natural window decorations for fall in three easy steps!

Nov 01

The Garden in November

You could be forgiven for thinking the November is a time when the garden starts to shut down for winter and nothing much is going on. Look more carefully and you might be surprised. November is often thought of as the start of the gardening year, the month when traditionally trees and shrubs are planted. …

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Oct 23

Halloween Decorations on a Dime

Want to create spooktacular Halloween party on a budget? Follow these low-cost decorating tips to create a howling good party! Creating a frightfully fun scene for a Halloween party doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune. Just use a few (or all) of these tips to create party decorations that won’t scare your budget! …

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Sep 30

How to Make Your Own Lemongrass Lavender Laundry Soap

I love to make my own laundry soap! Not only is it economical, but I feel good using a product that won’t harm my family or the environment and it smells heavenly! I buy all of the ingredients, accept the essential oils right at my local grocery store. I live in a very small town, …

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Sep 20

Fall Garden Tasks Yield Spring Simplicity and Summer Bounty

In the spring, we are often anxious to get a new garden in the ground that will come out healthy and bounteous. However, it is the Fall garden tasks that are often the most important to get those wonderful and bounteous crops. There are several important tasks for the fall garden but two are of …

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