Wood ash can be used to help fertilize plants, increase alkalinity to your soil and even be composted. Learn the best way to use it in your garden.
This section of my blog is where you will find pet DIY's, sewing and crochet projects as well as nature inspired tutorials and decor items you can make for your own home.
What is WD-40 used for on cars? WD-40 was invented for use in the aerospace industry and took 40 attempts to perfect starting in 1953. WD-40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th formula. That’s the name straight out of the lab book used by the chemist who developed the product. The first company to use WD-40 Multi-Use Product commercially […]
Learn how to paint a rock to look like a magical mushroom fairy house.
DIY Solar Pool Heater This DIY solar pool heater is so easy even a child could make it. In fact, my seven year old daughter, Chloe lent me a helping hand. It seems like kids have no trouble jumping into freezing cold pools and lakes. I remember when I was young I lived for the […]
This is a guest post from Emily at Hunny I’m Home. Thanks Emily! Why you should use garden markers While markers aren’t absolutely necessary in a garden, they do make things a little easier during the early stages of planting. It may be simple to see what types of plants are growing in your garden […]
Long time readers of this blog will know that I seem to have an obsession with brick. This project is the 3rd brick veneer wall I have installed in my home and my 4th project (the other one was a brick floor in my bathroom) Every time my neighbor comes over she says, “Wow! You […]
An insect hotel, also known as a bug hotel or insect house, is a man-made structure created to provide shelter for insects. Most consist of several different sections that provide insects with nesting facilities offering shelter or refuge for many types of insects. I am going to show you how to make your own insect hotel made from a 1x6x10 piece of pine wood […]
How to make a bird feeder out of a milk jug Do your kids love making crafts? My daughter is obsessed with crafting and I can’t even be mad about it because she obviously gets it from me. Everyday in the morning as she’s eating her breakfast she asks me, “Mom, can we do some […]
Easter is coming up soon and I’m starting to get the house ready and plan some fun activities for my daughter. She’s six and loves when the Easter Bunny comes to visit. I am using this to my advantage by reminding her that the Easter bunny only comes and hides eggs for kids who are […]
Homemade cloth face masks are in high demand Surgical face masks such as the N 95 are in short supply and hospitals and heath care workers are asking those who know how to sew to help make masks to help fill the need during this emergency. With just two fat quarters of cotton cloth you […]