DIYGarden

DIYGarden

Keeping houseplants watered while you are away is always a concern for plant lovers. Making an inexpensive watering system for your plants from plastic pop bottles allows you to take care of your plants without the security risks that come from having others enter your home when you are not there Keeping houseplants watered while [...]

Flag Day

Flag Day

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States on June 14, 1777 by resolution of the Second Continental Congress 11 craft sticksRed paintWhite paintBlue construction paperWhite gel pen or white paintPaintbrushesGlue Paintfive sticks red and four sticks white. Allow the paint [...]

Sewing Machine Day

Sewing  Machine Day

Today (Jun 13th) is Sewing Machine Day! A sewing machine is a machine used to sew fabricand other materials together with thread. Sewing machines were invented during the first Industrial Revolution to decrease the amount of manual sewing work performed in clothing companies. Since the invention of the first working sewing machine, generally considered to have been the work of Englishman [...]

National Paperclip Day !

National Paperclip Day !

History of Paperclips : The paper clip is a nearly ubiquitous device, used worldwide to temporally hold papers together. The technology for manufacturing paper clips evolved in the early years of the twentieth century, and has remained virtually unchanged since the 1930s. Paper clips come in several forms, but the one most often seen in common use is called [...]

Memorial Day * Picnic help

Memorial Day * Picnic help

Monday is Memorial Day ! Have a family picnic planned? Well if you do you may need my DIY to take care of Insects.... For your table : Mason Jarslemon/limes slicedRosemary sprigswaterfloating candles (dollar store) essential oils : rosemary, citronella , lavender In each jar placed lemon/lime slices. Then place springs in and then fil [...]

Growing Your Own Tea Garden

Growing Your Own Tea Garden

The Guide to Growing and Harvesting Flavorful Teas in Your Backyard by Jodi Helmer Fox Chapel Publishing Companion House Books You Love To Drink Tea. Why Not Grow Your Own? If you’ve ever considered raising your own tea, this comprehensive guide is the place to start. Growing Your Own Tea Garden is packed with inspiration and [...]

Homemade Pickles * Summer staple

Homemade Pickles * Summer staple

In my Kitchen this Thursday I am sharing some great pickle recipes. Make these now and be ready for Picnic Season this Summer. 8-10 cucumbers/sliced then3 onions3 cloves garlic /thin sliced1 tsp each : dry mustard,turmeric,celery seed2 tsp dill seed1/4 C Salt4 Cups vinegar4 C Sugar Mix well and place in jars. Refrigerate for at [...]