Another Pickle Jar Problem…

Well, here I am again, and I can’t get the dang pickle jar opened. So this post is for all of you who tried all the methods in my last post on this subject to no avail. I’ve been craving delicious dill pickles this whole last week. I even got one of those pickles in … Continue reading

DIY – Growing Food From Your Pantry

The first day of spring is almost here (the 20th) –we’ve got 15 days left to go and I’m convinced that I must have spring fever or something! All I want to do is be outside in the sun surrounded by new life. Since moving into our new home, I’ve found that the three plants … Continue reading

DIY – How to Never Grow “Old”

(Photo from — the whole site is in Spanish. It’s a pretty cool place to go if you’re looking for inspiration on how to decorate a child’s room and even “childlike” “grown-up” rooms. Well, here we are–finally a new post!  Goodness, it has been a crazy month! We’re finally moved in to our new … Continue reading

Holiday treats

As you all can see, all of my recent posts have been a little off schedule and random! The holiday season will do that to you! I’m going to do what I should have done at the beginning of the month-write my last post until the holiday season is over and I finish MOVING! Yep, … Continue reading

DIY Monday on a Tuesday!

Well, I figured that I needed to let you all know that I made a mistake! In my last post I let you all know that I would be showing you a picture of my mom’s “frame wreath” and explaining a little on how to make it. Unfortunately I forgot to get a picture of … Continue reading

I Can’t Open My Pickle Jar!!

So, currently I’m having the hardest time trying to open up our new jar of pickles. I was just about to make fried pickles (I’ll post the recipe up for you guys sometime) – the oil was hot and I had the breading all ready to go! I spent a good 15 minutes fighting with … Continue reading

Succeeding at Doing Nothing Successful in 25 Steps

[photo credit: zoeelyn] Happy November everyone! I love starting a new month… because I get to flip the page on my calendar! Sounds silly, I know, but it’s refreshing. Anyway, as you can see, I did not post yesterday. In fact, I spent the day doing nothing. How in the world did I do that? … Continue reading

Recipes for the Body (part 2)

Last DIY Monday I talked about different grocery items you can use as beauty products. Today, I’m going to finish up the last few items on that list. Grocery List for Beauty Water Baking soda Olive oil Apples Salt Sugar Lemon Avocado —————————— Apple cider vinegar Cornstarch Cocoa powder (If you want to read about … Continue reading

Recipes for the Body (part 1)

So, it seems everyone is talking about trying to save a little money here and there, because let’s face it, money is tight for many of us. In order to save a little money myself, I’ve been experimenting with many home made beauty products. (All ingredients coming right out of the pantry!) Obviously, today’s  DIY … Continue reading

Those Pesky Fleas.

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve had a little bit of a flea problem. I thought I had killed them all before I went out of town, but when I got home our poor cat was covered. Today, I can say she has none. What did I do? More like… what did I NOT … Continue reading

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