How to start an indoor herb garden

How to Start an Indoor Herb Garden (8 Essential Tips)

Adult|Inside The House|Spring
Have you been thinking about starting an indoor herb garden? How useful would it be for you to have the herbs you need at your disposal anytime you need them? If you had a beautiful herb garden right in your own kitchen or patio, you could make that a reality. Plus, if you enjoy gardening but just don't have the time or space for a full garden, planting herbs can scratch that itch for now and you can hone your green thumb! And indoor herb gardening is perfect for year-round... Read this post
How to make a DIY garden trellis with PVC

How to Build a DIY Garden Trellis

Adult|Frugal|Spring
7-Step DIY PVC Trellis I don't know about you, but my garden has just been growing like crazy! I have waited to put in a trellis for my beans and peas because I have been working on other projects and have been busy harvesting all of the berries that... Read this post
How to make garden markers with wine corks

How to Make DIY Garden Markers with Wine Corks

Adult|Crafts|Outside The House
Homemade Wine Cork Plant Markers Have a small collection of unused wine corks? Always wanted to do a project with them and just wonder, "But what?" Well, here's a fun frugal gardening project you can do today that you can plan ahead and give to mom... Read this post
How to build a lean to greenhouse for less than $100

How to Build a Lean-to Greenhouse for Under $100

Adult|Frugal|Spring
How to Build a Lean-to Greenhouse Under $100 This winter, I decided that I wanted to try to build a greenhouse for our garden. The growing season here in central Oregon is very short (we generally get our last freeze in mid-June) and I wanted somewhere... Read this post
How to decorate terracotta pots with fabric and paint

How to Decorate Terracotta Pots with Fabric and Paint

Adult|Crafts|Decoration
Learn How to Decorate Flower Pots with Fabric and Paint With Mother’s Day coming up and spring in full swing, what better activity than making a fun, fresh, personalized planter pot. It is simple and beautiful. In this tutorial, I will make two... Read this post
How to add curb appeal to a flat front house

How to Add Curb Appeal on a Budget

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
5 Tips to Adding Curb Appeal to Your Home We all want our house to look welcoming and beautiful, but sometimes life gets in the way. We get used to what we have, and we don't really change things up. There's nothing wrong with sticking with what you've... Read this post
Homemade natural spider repellent

Homemade Natural Spider Repellent That Works

Adult|Frugal|Cleaning
Truth time. One of my biggest fears is spiders. I know it's silly. I mean, I'm at least 200 times as big as them, and I have various methods of killing them (drowning, stomping on, blow torch, etc), but I still don't want them anywhere NEAR me! (ps... Read this post

How to Make a DIY Compost Bin from Pallets

Adult|Frugal|Spring
DIY Compost Bin There's a lot of buzz around upcycling and using wooden pallets these days. People are making headboards for their beds, coffee tables, spice racks, vertical herb gardens. It's all pretty cool. So, one day about a month ago, my... Read this post

How to Freeze Zucchini

Family|Summer|Gardening
If you grew even one plant of Zucchini you probably have so much you don't know what to do with it all! I sure do!  One of the best ways to preserve Zucchini is to freeze it.  It is SUPER quick and easy to freeze and has many different uses. ... Read this post

Easy Do It Yourself (DIY) Homemade Fly Trap

Home|Adult|Spring
The summer and beginning of fall brings a lot of great things like fresh garden food, pool parties, and all those awesome BBQs. It also brings flies. I don't think there is anything in this world more annoying than flies. Here in Idaho we have had... Read this post
Lawn tool storage using a pallet - step by step directions. Frugal, quick, and easy!

Store Lawn Tools With a Pallet!

Adult|Frugal|Spring
All the tools used throughout the spring, summer, and fall can create quite a disorganized mess!  So when Amber told me about using a pallet to store her lawn tools, I was intrigued!  I asked her if she'd share exactly how she did it with me and I wanted... Read this post