I’m not a total stranger to canning, since my mom and grandma used to can pickles and jams in the summer when I was a kid. So, when my mom needed to figure out something to do with the pounds upon pounds of tomatoes coming from her community garden I decided I would try my(…)
In the past few years since I’ve really gotten into makeup, I’ve found several solutions for cheap, DIY makeup brush cleanser. However, I never had a good cheap solution for spot cleansing. After doing a bit of research for different “recipes” I concocted this spot cleanser based on mixture of the ingredients I saw show(…)
I really love everything about picnics. I love all the cute picnic food, the clever way people package them for on the go. I love buying picnic baskets, especially old fashioned ones from thrift stores. Basically, I like purchasing all the necessary equipment but the one thing I’m not great at is actually following through(…)
Since I am square-foot gardening, I needed a way for my vining plants like cucumbers to grow upwards instead of out. And naturally, I didn’t want to spend a lot of money to do it. My solution was this DIY trellis made of bamboo stakes.
I don’t know about you, but mosquitoes love me. I have come to terms with smelling like bug spray during the summer. But, I wanted some way to reduce the amount of bugs without having to think about it. I knew there were several varieties of plants that acted as natural insect repellents, so I(…)
When I started my garden this year I knew I wanted to create a garden journal to go with it. One that was not only functional but beautiful too. I wanted a place to record data like planting dates and products used as well as pictures and other updates that I could look back on(…)
Last year I created and posted a few helpful garden journal printables, including a seed starting guide and a pest and disease log. I never did finish out the series because, well – life happens. This year I decided to update the printables just a little and continue the series.