DIY-Pumpkin seed ornaments

Went way back for this one, can’t believe how many posts I have on here. I remember these early days of blogging and I am still figuring it all out, plus I have a new computer now and everything is different. I will not even go into the frustrations with learning new programs, still having…

DIY_garden wreath

If you are ever in the need for some inexpensive and quick decorating ideas to decorate your home with when guests are stopping by then check outside to see what you can use to add some pretty to your homes. Anything can be used. Branches from a tree can be painted and displayed like sculptures…

Dollar day do over-teacup planter

Came across this set while out junking with my aunt in Mesa Arizona. I love the shops out in Mesa. They have a lot of really nice vintage items in their shops out there. Not sure if this vintage or not but I thought it would be a nice little planter for some of my…

Busy bees

The other morning while out doing my early morning swim I noticed my favorite cactus by the pool had two new flowers on it. I love these flowers because they are so huge. They only last one night, then they slowly drop away and off then leave a fruit behind. The birds love the fruit…

An Arizona adventure- visit to a cacti museum

I can’t believe how popular cacti have become out in the world. A couple of months ago I came across some little cactus erasers. I have also come across a bunch of cacti pillows online too. I guess I am so used to seeing them that I can’t understand why they became popular all of…

Repost-Road trip time

Had to check up on the little red house for the day and as always it was a beautiful drive. How blessed the people are that get to live here. It is what I imagine living in a postcard would feel like. Went to visit the town pond, at least that is what I call…

House plants for toxins in your home.

  Who doesn’t love plants? I mean show me a person that hates the green things and I will have to leave from their presence because that is a big clue they will not get along with me. My kids nick name for me is an artist hippy and if you have ever seen the…

Some Arizona sunshine for those Winter time blues.

Getting sick sucks and the thing I hate most about getting sick during the holidays is the resting period. You know, where you can’t do anything because you feel awful, so you just sit and read…cough…sit and watch TV…cough…then sleep and cough at the same time. Misery that’s what it is. And moms always get…

12 days of Christmas crafts…day 6

Tiny terra cot pot ornament Supplies needed: Miniature terra cotta pot Glue White acrylic paint Assorted red and green flowers Ribbon Paint your pot white, this is optional of course since some people love the terra cotta color and it looks adorable plain as well as painted. I am just sticking to my colors this…

We are crawling with chicks

  The other day our local feed store was having their annual sale of buy one get one free. We decided to pick up some baby chicks for our daughter who wants to try her hand at raising laying hens. Years ago we had chickens but we ended up giving them away, along with all…