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 [...]

Book Review : Preserving the Harvest

Book Review : Preserving the Harvest

Preserving the Harvest : you can too after reading this book - https://www.amazon.com/Farm-Girls-Guide-Preserving-Harvest-ebook/dp/B07NP62QVH/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1?keywords=The+Farm+Girl%27s+Guide+to+Preserving+the+Harvest&qid=1557498997&s=gateway&sr=8-1-fkmrnull Preserving food can be one of the most intimidating aspects of homesteading and cooking. Luckily, no one makes it as easy and as much fun as farm-girl-in-the-making Ann Acetta-Scott. For a beginner new to the world of preserving, the ideal tool is [...]

National Arbor Day !

National Arbor Day !

Happy Arbor Day It has been over 135 years since J. Sterling Morton founded Arbor Day, and his simple idea of setting aside a special day for tree planting is now more important than ever. If you’re looking for inspiration for your own celebration—whether for a classroom or an entire community—here are a few suggestions. [...]

Book Review * Grow your own Herbal Remedies

Book Review * Grow your own Herbal Remedies

How to create a customized Herb garden: https://www.amazon.com/Grow-Your-Own-Herbal-Remedies/dp/163586013X/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Grow+Your+Own+Herbal+Remedies&qid=1555525196&s=gateway&sr=8-1 Expert herbalist Maria Noël Groves has advice for budding herb gardeners: grow just what your body needs! In Grow Your Own Herbal Remedies, Groves provides 23 garden plans specially tailored to address the most common health needs, along with simple recipes for using each group of herbs. Discover the three to [...]

Book Review * Growing Herbs

Book Review * Growing Herbs

With an almost alchemical power, herbs can provide flavours and scents unlike any other. Growing the source of these intense flavours can now be a reality for gardeners and food enthusiasts with any size of garden, from an acre to a window box. Culinary herbs can be used as seeds, flowers or leaves; cooked and [...]

DIY Garden Crafts * Rabbits

DIY Garden Crafts * Rabbits

Another Sunny Friday in South Louisiana. With my eye to the garden I am sharing some fun outside crafts. So lets gather some supplies albumin cans white spray paint piece of wire, material for ears, paint for face ,ribbon Take an empty clean can and stomp on it. Folding in together. Then spray paint it [...]

Dandelion Greens Recipe *

Dandelion Greens Recipe *

Happy Weed Day ! No ! Not that type of weed but the kind you find growing in your backyard now that Spring has sprung . Today in my kitchen -Dandelion greens . I have been out picking them since I use the flowers in lotions and had some leftovers stems /greens so here's a [...]