As I am writing this blog post, I am laying outside in our driveway, soaking in some vitamin D! Today is such a beautiful day! The sun is shining, but there are some clouds and a breeze keeping it from getting hot. All the windows in our house are wide open, allowing the fresh air… Continue reading Oven Roasted Sugar Snap Peas
Every year, at some point, we become overrun with vegetables from our garden. We can only eat so many at a time! We have begun to get to that point now with our sugar snap peas. So, when we get to this point, I begin to freeze some of the peas so that we have… Continue reading Freezing Sugar Snap Peas
Rather recently, I began trying to make all kinds of household things using essential oils. There are some things that I will venture into experimenting with, and there are other things that I am not ready to take on yet! One household item I found rather simple to duplicate is hand soap. I did some… Continue reading Homemade Hand Soap
This weekend was packed full of visiting our families. My great uncle turned 80 so we had a birthday picnic for him, and we visited with my husband's family since his aunt and cousins from New England came to visit for a few days. A few weeks ago, my husband stopped in to see his… Continue reading Refinishing Plastic Patio Chairs
Today happened to be one of my favorite days of the summer: I picked our first vegetables from our garden! I have been keeping an eye on our sugar snap peas for a little while now. About a week ago I took notice to the blossoms on the peas. I knew it was only a… Continue reading Our First Harvest!
This spring, my husband and I decided to put out a hummingbird feeder. The previous owners of our house had hummingbirds that came around, and we wanted to see if we could get them to come back after a few years of not having a feeder out. I know these are not the best pictures,… Continue reading Hummingbird Feeder
During the summer, I try to get caught up with things around the house that may have fallen by the wayside throughout the school year. One of the things that I don't give a whole lot of thought to is cleaning the windows. So, I put this at the top of my list for this… Continue reading Homemade Window Cleaner