Favorite posts this month

I can’t believe we are already in the month of June. The month of May was a busy one for us because it was the last month for my son and his High School years. He graduated and we couldn’t be prouder. Congratulations to my little man, although you are no longer little anymore, you…

Breakfast in the garden-

Because our garden is one of our favorite places to hang out, we decided to have a breakfast out there one Sunday morning before the place outside becomes an oven. We definitely have plenty of eggs now, because all the chickens are laying now. My husband is in egg heaven, he is getting anywhere from…

DIY-gift tags.

This is a quick project all ages can do.   Supplies needed: Tiny candy mold. I used an upcycled advent package. Plaster of paris Cardstock, assorted colors Assorted colors of paint, crayons or markers Embleshments (optional) Scissors Glue Needle and thread or hole puncher   First find a mold to make little items to glue…

Butterfly Wonderland

We had a chance a few months ago to visit one of the worlds largest butterfly conservatories. It is the largest butterfly conservatory in The United States and it is here in Arizona. I can’t believe I never heard of this place. It is amazing. So glad my family and I got to visit. Let…

Grandma’s treasures.

One day while out visiting my aunt, she surprised me by pulling out an old jewelry box. “This belonged to your grandma many years ago” and then she opened it up to show me the many treasures hidden inside. It was like a mini time capsule. My grandma kept everything. She was a bit of …

Happy Mother’s Day

Thought I share some flowers from our garden to brighten up your Mother’s day. Tiny trees growing, we have a variety of trees growing at the moment. The chickens are getting bigger everyday and now we are getting brown eggs along with the white eggs.   We have several types of beans popping out right…

Dollar day do over…upcycled tray.

I picked this tray up on one of my thrift store dollar days. All this tray needed was a new color and some flowers, gotta have flowers. First I had to clean it, just in case there was grease or any kind of dirt that would interfere with the paint sticking. I used chalked paint…

DIY-Frugal baby gifts.

This year has been filled with babies. I have first and second cousins having grandbabies and babies themselves, plus co-workers and neighbors. It seems like babies are everywhere right now in my life. With babies come a lot of baby showers. The best gift for any new couple with a baby is a giant box…

DIY-Flour tortillas

Happy Cinco de Mayo everyone. It’s also a great day because the teacher strike in our state is over and now my son is back to school. He went back Friday. We were a little worried about graduation and his diploma. He has worked very hard for four years keeping those high grades and getting…

One crazy week.

Okay, I really love posting twice a week and I was planning on doing one of my DIY’s today but this has been a crazy week for us. First let me explain something that is going on here in Arizona…teachers are on strike, except they are calling it a walk out. So our son is…