DIY · Life

Blogging . . . “From a Treehouse?!”

Remember that scene from “Home Alone” where Kevin lures Harry and Marv to his treehouse (during their attempt of burglary to his family’s home) so he can sabotage their efforts to capture him and comically injure them in the process, yet again? Well, if you have no idea what I’m talking about, here’s the dialogue:… Continue reading Blogging . . . “From a Treehouse?!”

DIY · Gardening Tips · Uncategorized

Conflicted Weather: Springtime Transitioned Back to Wintertime

It’s been an unbelievable five days of winter weather during what is supposed to be springtime. My son looked out the patio window only to see more snow coming down and coating the field near our backyard. His response to the view was, “Mom, it needs to get better outside!” He’s tired of being cooped up and so… Continue reading Conflicted Weather: Springtime Transitioned Back to Wintertime

DIY · Gardening Tips

Essential Supply List & Tips for Planting a Vegetable Garden

I’m a big believer in upfront effort to increase efficiency and ease in the future. Gardening should be rewarding and enjoyable, right? My goal in gardening is make healthy eating more affordable while also finding ways to make gardening require less tedious maintenance. Freeing up my time so that I can spend more time with my family… Continue reading Essential Supply List & Tips for Planting a Vegetable Garden

DIY · Gardening Tips

DIY Inexpensive and Sturdy Tomato Cages

When I first started my garden I was pregnant with my youngest, and I suffered the consequences of using those puny little wire round tomato cages. Tripping over toppled over tomato plants with vines spread everywhere is never enjoyable, especially when you’re pregnant and a tad unbalanced. Inexpensive tomato cages? Yes. Sturdy? No. The tomato plants… Continue reading DIY Inexpensive and Sturdy Tomato Cages

DIY · Free Printables · Gifts · Homemade Gifts

“Shhh! Baby Sleeping” Sign

One of my friends is expecting her first baby soon, and she isn’t going to find out the sex of the baby. I hate to buy yet another 0-3 or 3-6 month sized outfit in neutral colors. After having two kids of my own and attending/planning several baby showers, I’ve realized that the bulk of gifts… Continue reading “Shhh! Baby Sleeping” Sign

DIY · Holiday Decor

Personalized Sled (a refurbished thrift find)

  I am a very visual person. This quality came in handy when we remodeled our house. Staring at a blank space and coming up with a fun design out of nothing was an exciting process for me. I had a blast using sidewalk chalk to mark where walls needed to be knocked out, where… Continue reading Personalized Sled (a refurbished thrift find)