Archive for December, 2011

Holiday Post


Happy Holidays to everyone out there. I hope you get some fantastic time with family or quiet time to enjoy by yourself, and to everyone, eat some fantastic food!! Advertisements

Took me a while to get the pictures off my camera but here is the start of our garden. Note that the back area has been reclaimed from blackberry vines that filled the space completely and were actually spilling over the fence. The steps up to the area, we didn’t even know were there!

I’ve been wanting to “clean up” the cleaning products in my house, but it seemed like all the “green” cleaning products out there were even more expensive than the chemical ones. I know that the environment should be top priority but cost can be a huge factor when your income isn’t what it could be. […]

Well, I love crafts of just about any kind, but my absolute favorite crafty thing to do, is crochet. I’m not amazing at it but I can make some pretty useful/pretty things and I thought I’d share some of my favorite patterns with you and probably the best crochet and knitting site ever! Also, my […]

Composting fun!


Well tomorrow I’m really “digging” into the garden with both hands. I’ve decided I’m going to replant an artichoke plant I have, get my tire planters set up, and clear out space for and start my compost pile. This I am VERY excited about, partly for the wonderful addition to my soil and partly because […]

TakenĀ  on a day trip with my parents and sweetie.

As I’m pretty sure I’ve said before, I live with my boyfriend, my parents, my little sister (who is currently 5 1/2 months pregnant) and her fiancee. That’s a lot of people to feed and as the one who does all the cooking cleaning and shopping, I was beginning to get a little stressed. Because […]