DIY Project Finished

I finally finished my DIY project that I was working on a couple of weeks ago. My kitchen shelves. All are painted now and dried thoroughly. I put down my favorite shelf liner which is non-sticky and plastic so it wipes clean. I also brought down from my attic a box with beautiful crystal andContinue reading “DIY Project Finished”

A Garden in a Pop Bottle, a 30 Day Challenge and Getting the Word out About my Work

Pop Bottle Greenhouse Last Sunday I started a few basil seeds in my new mini ecosystem thingy which I mentioned in my last blog post. The idea is to use two 2-liter pop bottles to make an enclosed mini greenhouse. I planted and watered the seeds in on Sunday and placed the bottle on aContinue reading “A Garden in a Pop Bottle, a 30 Day Challenge and Getting the Word out About my Work”

I Needed a Little “Garden Time”

I was in a winter blues kind of mood yesterday. I was looking through my order book from 2014, before I took my job at the grocery store. Taxes have to be done to finish up closing my business books and I saw all of the people I had baked something for in March andContinue reading “I Needed a Little “Garden Time””

A New DIY Project and 12 Goals for 2015 Update

A New DIY Project We have a 1950s style house with LOTS of paneling. Little by little I have been painting the entire house as opposed to ripping out all of the paneling which can get messy. I was itching to do a small project yesterday. I have been slowly working on my kitchen forContinue reading “A New DIY Project and 12 Goals for 2015 Update”

Progressive Dinner

Have you ever been part of a progressive dinner with a group of friends or family? I remember my parents having progressive dinners with their friends and as I have gotten older I have realized that these types of dinners are not just for our parents. Progressive dinners are done exactly how their name suggests.Continue reading “Progressive Dinner”

2015 Not Resolutions but Goals

2015 Not Resolutions but Goals Happy New Year! Many people have resolutions they try to keep every year but I prefer the term “goals”. Goals seem more attainable. I have 12 goals for 2015. I wrote them all down and I refer to them almost every day. It helps me stay focused when there areContinue reading “2015 Not Resolutions but Goals”

One Hundred Dollars a Month

I am your typical housewife living in high maintenance suburbia. I have a handsome husband, 2 kids and a flock of pet chickens. I try and feed my family with $100 a month. With the help of coupons, gardening and bartering I am able to squeeze the most out of our grocery budget and still manage to have a little fun along the way.

Gardening Nirvana

Sharing my journey in and out of the garden

The Snail of Happiness

small steps to a kinder world

Cocktails In The Library

Talking about great books while enjoying tasty libations!

Autumn Leaves & A Spring Breeze

Leading a happy and sustainable lifestyle

Midwest mattie

just living my best life in the midwest.

Sewing Beside the Sea

All things made with my needle and thread

thecraftycreek

Making and creating

Sewing Etc.

Sharing my adventures in sewing and needlearts

Debt Free Hopeful

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” — Maya Angelou

theuntoldblogofeli

Outrageous mama saying Fuck It

The Journey to a Debt-Free Life

Reshaping your Financial Future

Cottage Garden Trio

The daily life and times of a thirty something couple and their toddler

McMuffins Gaming

From the Mind of a Gamer

Claire93's Blog

my little corner in blogland

Ever The Crafter

She, ever the crafter, kept on crafting

Emma's Craft Projects

Everyday craft inspirations

Bake. Make. Take (a trip!)

Celebrating the "funner" things in life...

Peas Romaine Calm

A simple, easy & cost effective approach to cooking!

life on less

living life with less debt