How to make a water blob for hours of summer fun

How to Make a Water Blob for Hours of Summer Fun

Crafts|Frugal|Kids
Make your own Water Blob for $15 or less! Summer around our house is filled with mornings at the park, afternoons at the pool, evenings outside, and fresh grass beneath our toes! Our kids LOVE being outdoors, and they often find things to do with... 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

5 Easy Homemade Fly Traps

Home|Cleaning|Summer
Got flies everywhere?  Keep them away with these easy and cheap homemade fly traps.  Get rid of those nasty flies! Homemade Fly Trap YOU WILL NEED: Apple Cider Vingar or White Vinegar Sugar Water Dish soap A Mason Jar or Empty... Read this post

Homemade Citronella Candles That Really Work!

Adult|Frugal|Summer
I love to be outdoors during the summer! We have fun with camping, hiking, rafting, boating, jet skis, volleyball, fishing and much more.  What I don't love are the mosquitoes! In an effort to avoid yucky bug spray, I decided to try making my own bug... Read this post

Shade Coverage in Your Garden

Adult|Frugal|Spring
Keep the Plants Shaded in your Garden Now that June is here the temperatures are starting to heat up! Several of the cold weather crops I planted have been doing well this spring, and I'm hoping to extend the harvest a bit longer. Vegetables such... Read this post
DIY bird netting to protect berry bushes

How to Make DIY Bird Netting to Protect Berry Bushes

Adult|Outside The House|Spring
How to Protect Strawberries From Birds With DIY Garden Netting Last year we only were able to harvest a hand full of delicious & fresh strawberries because the birds loved them as much as we do. So this year I want to be a step ahead of them by... Read this post

Deep Root Watering in Your Garden

Adult|Outside The House|Spring
Use an Old Milk Container to Water your Garden I have found there are different options for deep watering, and today I want to share with you how to use an old milk gallon jug to help your plants get the water they need! It's a simple, fast, and... Read this post

Garden Tip: Reusing Items for Gardening Tools

Adult|Spring|Gardening
Reuse and Recycle Materials for Your Garden! Over the past few weeks I have been busy at Lowe's getting compost, soil, and tools for my garden to fill in some low spots of the garden boxes. While I was there I wanted to find a small watering can... Read this post

Garden Tips: Pruning Raspberries & Box Cleanup

Adult|Outside The House|Spring
It's time to Prune Bushes & Clean out Boxes!! Spring is here and the trees, fruit bushes, and flowers in my yard are getting ready to bloom! So, this is the week...I'm headed outdoors and ready to help with berry bushes growth and dig in the... Read this post

DIY Footprint Flowerpot

Crafts|Kids|Gift
Get Creative with this Fun Spring DIY! This Easter we are headed to my Aunt's house for Easter dinner and I  want to take a gift for her to thank her for all of the work she is putting in to the day. She hosts a huge family dinner and then hides... Read this post