Mar 102017
 
Monthly Reminder: turn your compost pile

  Regular turning of your compost pile is one of those garden jobs that often is forgotten.  Turning your pile over does several things: Mixes the new items you have added to your pile with your older items. Allows air to get to items that may previously have not had it. Discourages pesky insects (gnats, flies, mosquitoes, […]

Mar 092017
 
Working Toward Your Goals Can Pay Off

March is here, and it’s bringing you the chance to get a $5 bonus from Swagbucks! Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you’re probably doing online already, like searching, watching videos, discovering deals, and taking surveys. Then you take those points and exchange them for gift cards to places […]

Mar 082017
 
Save On Clothing and Earn $20

Schoola has been a blessing to our family several times over the past few years. More than once I have been faced with the realization that a kid suddenly grew, and needed certain clothing items yesterday.  Sound familiar? At these times I have been able to add to my kids’ wardrobes using without having to leave the […]

Mar 072017
 
FREE guide to container gardening

“Success With Container Gardening is a free PDF guide available exclusively on Craftsy, featuring 17 pages packed with tutorials, tips and tricks from expert gardener Meredith Skyer.” This 17 page guide to container gardening is currently free.  This price may not last forever, so take advantage of it while it is here.

Mar 052017
 
Living In Reality

This post contains some affiliate links.  If you purchase something I will receive a small portion, at no extra charge to you.  Thank you for helping support this blog. I have been doing a lot of thinking and contemplating as of late.  While I have not come to a lot of conclusions, I have begun to […]

Mar 032017
 
Growing through reading - no need to reinvent the wheel

This post contains affiliate links. The coffee is already made, Jack is still asleep, George is off to school … sounds like the perfect time to catch up on some reading.  Sounds like the perfect time, but it is not.  Alas, we have an appointment over the lunch hour, so must spend time on other […]

Feb 282017
 
Monthly Reminder: turn your compost pile

  Regular turning of your compost pile is one of those garden jobs that often is forgotten.  Turning your pile over does several things: Mixes the new items you have added to your pile with your older items. Allows air to get to items that may previously have not had it. Discourages pesky insects (gnats, flies, mosquitoes, […]

Feb 272017
 
Monthly Reminder: Check Your Jars

After spending all the time canning produce from your garden or elsewhere, the last thing you want to happen is to have jar go bad and not realize it till you “smell something funky” when you go to your pantry. Take a few minutes to look over the jars you have. Are they all still […]