Favorite Top 10 Scented Plants Perfect in the Garden

This week for Tuesdays in the Garden I’m sharing my favorite top 10 scented plants. Our theme is favorite gardening tips, and though I love to buy beautiful plants, those that are also fragrant top the list. I’ll give you a little bit about why I like them, and some basic facts about their cold… [Read More]

How to Make Flour Tortillas from Scratch

It’s Cinco De Mayo, and many are celebrating with delicious flavors from Mexico. My family is a huge fan of this cuisine, and recently while my daughter was visiting, she showed me how to make flour tortillas from scratch. Yes, it is so much more convenient to buy them at the grocery store. However, when you’re… [Read More]

How to Make a Braided Beach Towel Rug

I found this pretty beach towel at a discount store, and thought about making a rug out of it. Remember using rags as a kid, and braiding them into a large coil rug? Why not make a braided beach towel rug that could be used in the bathroom? It actually turned out pretty nice. The beach towel… [Read More]

How to Use Calming Lavender to Help You Sleep

Studies have shown that lavender helps promote relaxation simply by its scent. If you have insomnia or trouble falling asleep you may want to add calming lavender into your night routine to help you get the best possible rest. How to Use Calming Lavender  this post contains affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure policy… [Read More]

Amazing Berry Cheesecake Surprisingly Made With No Added Sugar

This berry cheesecake recipe was created by my daughter and myself for our Easter dinner dessert. My brother-in-law is a diabetic, and we are always striving, often failing, for healthier options in our diet. Although, there is a fair amount of fat content in this dish, the only sugar, is the natural sugar from the berries,… [Read More]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Here’s a Mother’s Day gift guide with 10 affordable ideas to consider for mom, if you don’t have the time or inclination to make one yourself. If you are the handmade type, you may also be interested in our Tuesdays in the Garden post where everyone shared ideas for easy to make Mother’s day gifts. Mother’s… [Read More]

Make an Inexpensive Herb Garden in a Burlap Sack

Make an inexpensive herb garden in a burlap sack. The perfect portable gift for those who like gardening and cooking. It can be set near a door for easy access, so you can snip what you need quickly, even if it’s raining outside. Today’s theme for Tuesdays in the Garden is Mother’s Day garden-themed gifts… [Read More]