Nov 072017
 
It's Swago Time! Happy Month of Giving Thanks!

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Oct 302017
 
Kids, Crafts, & Christmas - have fun, be creative, decorate...all without breaking the bank

I was compensated for this post. This post also contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. Thank you for helping support this blog. The end of the calendar year is always a busy one – end of gardening season, school is in full swing, […]

Oct 292017
 

In April I shared a bit about growing green onions, also called onion sets.  What if you are wanting larger onions, though?  Onion sets do not always grow into big onions, especially if they are meant to be green onions. Now, in most parts of the country, this is not the time to be planting onions.  However, […]

Oct 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 […]

Oct 262017
 
Sprinkling CM lessons throughout our day, Part 1

By now, I think most of you are aware that one of our children is home schooled.  The other one technically is out-of-home schooled, a.k.a. goes to public school.  In the end this makes both of our kids ‘schooled’.  However, the schooling each receives is not the same. The difference?  The goal of each. This […]

Oct 222017
 
First World Gardening Problems

It is easy to get wrapped up in expectation and miss the fact that these expectations are really not all that important in the grand scheme of things.  As I was reading the news this morning, I came across an article which caught my attention.  I read it, then went about my morning of getting […]