Imagine that you are the same age as your child…
What grade were you in?
Who was your teacher?
Your best friend?
Imagine that you are outside…
Did you have a place that you considered your own?
A treehous... Read more
When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo... Read more
The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready?
There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower... Read more
Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top?
The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo... Read more
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
We had a blizzard in Colorado. Kids out if school. Stuck in the house. Ate a little more out of boredom!! Took a 3 mile walk in the snow (what a workout!) & helped my family shovel the driveway! Now I'm back on track!... Read more
Kids sick😨, weather is cold and snowing😊, my chickens gave me 6 eggs today 😊, I have a roof over my families heads, food in my cabinets, and fat to keep me warm if the fire goes out ( positive outlook people!) Keepin' it real peeps!... Read more
...in front if the kids. Audio recordings, with your kids' voices in the background, video recordings if you can get them somehow. But, don't get caught. Make a log and write down exactly what he says....... Read more
Scour rusty garden tools. Brew a few pots of strong black tea. When cool, pour into a bucket. Soak the tools for a few hours. Wipe each one with a cloth. (Wear rubber gloves or your hands will be stained.)469432... Read more
I love fresh veggies but i notice how positive i am after picking in my garden and cooking fresh veggies for supper, one small rule in our house as the kids are growing up is if it comes from the garden you need to try ONE bite just one my daughter n... Read more
Gardening season is almost here. Whether you want to start your first herb garden or expand on the number of veggies you grow this year, now is the time to take stock of your tools and accessories and see what you need. And there's no reason why... Read more
This time of year, it seems like we're all spending more time in the kitchen. Whether you're baking cookies for a big family party or just making dinner on a Tuesday night, having the right tools makes cooking more enjoyable. Today I'm s... Read more
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