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
As the weather is getting warmer, my husband and I have some favorite drinks to enjoy in the summer months. This morning's adventure found me making mint tea for my husband. While I have never been a fan of this tea, my husband enjoys it very much so I thought it might be a nice… Continue reading Slow Cooker Mint Tea