How to Beautify your Garden Path with Brick Word Art

Brick word art is a great way to add a little whimsy and beauty to the garden. When I was a kid we often painted rocks during the summer. I remember everyone wanted to paint ladybugs and toadstools. Today, there is a huge resurgence in this craft, however the painting is much more sophisticated with… [Read More]

DIY Beautiful Tin Can Pendant Lights

This tin can pendant lights tutorial is the product of my quarterly creative bloggers group challenge. It’s time for our quarterly creative blogger challenge. In the spring we played with fabric and Mod Podge, this time we are recycling tin cans. What can you make with a tin can? The answer is, so many things. I… [Read More]

Natural Sugar Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp

This natural sugar strawberry rhubarb crisp is a great way to use fresh strawberries and rhubarb with natural maple syrup, instead of refined sugar. This year I signed up for a local CSA program. In case you are not familiar, CSA stands for Community Supported Agriculture. Basically you pay a subscription fee to be a… [Read More]

Homemade Blush Pink Sugar Body Scrub with Essential Oils

This sugar body scrub is made with coconut oil, sugar and essentials oils. It’s super easy to make and I’ve even included free printable labels if you want to give away a few to your friends. If you’re fair skinned like me you probably hate showing your white legs in public. I don’t have the… [Read More]

7 Helpful Tips for Tackling Weeds in Your Garden

It’s Tuesdays in The Garden, and this week we are discussing planning for summer. I don’t know about you, but weeds are a major issue for me in the summer. I do my best to block with mulch in the spring, but come mid-summer watch out. Maybe you have the same problem. This is why… [Read More]

Light and Fresh Shrimp Spring Rolls with Dipping Sauce

These fresh shrimp spring rolls are super easy to make. Ok, the wrapping part takes a little practice, but not really a big deal. The package of wrappers is enormous anyway, so if you throw away a few, you’ll still have plenty left for the recipe. Fresh Shrimp Spring Rolls As you can see mine are… [Read More]

DIY Colorful Magnetic Clothespins

Its fun to let your creative side out and make the ordinary more extraordinary. When I saw these clothespins in Hobby Lobby, I had an idea to create lovely colorful magnetic clothespins by decoupaging the faces and adding a little magnetic tape. The process was really simple, and I can see all kinds of options for creating,… [Read More]