2 05, 2015

Homemade Pallet Potting Bench

By |May 2nd, 2015|DIY|0 Comments

This post is from a great friend of mine in real life, Mindy.  She blogs at On the Cheap Easy and is an expert at making Goodwill store and yard sale finds into treasures.  When I’m able to finally get my tiny cabin house, She’s going to help me with everything from furniture, blinds, cabinets, […]

12 11, 2014

DIY Family Safety Series Part 2

By |November 12th, 2014|DIY, Family|0 Comments

We don’t want to even think about what could happen to our children or anyone in our family.  That being said, we also cannot live naively and not prepare to protect ourselves and our children.  Part two of our family safety series will focus on personal safety in regards to physical attacks on our persons […]

10 11, 2014

DIY Family Safety Series Part 1

By |November 10th, 2014|DIY, Family|5 Comments

Ever get that unexplained feeling that you’re not alone?  All it takes is one look at a newspaper or the local evening news to make anyone scared to leave their house.  As a single mom I can’t tell you the number of times I have worried if that car was really following us, or if […]

28 06, 2014

2014 Garden Update

By |June 28th, 2014|Choosing Green, DIY, Health & Fitness|1 Comment

In spite of the fact that the neighbors chickens and one wayward dog completely leveled 5 trays of seedlings back in April we have managed to put together a garden anyway, albeit much smaller than we planned for this year.  I can’t tell you how happy I am that there are hundreds of blooms spring […]

1 02, 2014

2014 Growing Season Is Here

By |February 1st, 2014|DIY, Health & Fitness, Zero Waste Cooking|0 Comments

And what we have here ladies and gentlemen is jalapeno, bell pepper, eggplant, parsley, and leek seedlings.  I started all these on January 23rd on the advice on the Farmer’s Almanac.  2014’s growing season is here and I couldn’t be happier!  I know I didn’t update with last year’s bucket garden results the way I […]

2 02, 2012

Fresh and Clean from Scratch

By |February 2nd, 2012|Choosing Green, DIY|0 Comments

Thanks to my sister in law and her BFF, their blog is Recycled Soup, I had a pre-researched and pre-tested recipe to start making my own homemade liquid and dry laundry detergent, fabric softener, stain remover and dishwasher detergent.  I have been looking into doing this for a while through Pinterest and other blogs I […]

28 01, 2012

Make Money Online: Blogging Version Part 1

By |January 28th, 2012|Blogging 101, DIY, Finances, Make Money Online|0 Comments

If you have ever thought about starting a blog, or are already on the blogging bandwagon, here are some companies  you need to check out.

1.Bzz Agent  is a company that lets bloggers review products and create circles of influence.  I have been sent several free products through them.  You write a review on your blog.  […]

6 10, 2011

Basic Car Maintenance for Moms

By |October 6th, 2011|DIY|0 Comments

The above picture is how I imagine myself with car trouble…  You  know, calm and collected with everything I need at the touch of a button.  Car trouble would be just a hiccup in my morning, another task to delegate and conquer.

On occasion, I have even been the resourceful woman above and changed a tire, […]

5 10, 2011

Take Pictures Like a Pro

By |October 5th, 2011|DIY, Family|0 Comments

Have you been to get family portraits made lately?  Then I don’t have to tell you how ridiculously expensive they are!  And I know you have seen one of those fancy looking cameras around someone’s neck on your last vacation, right?

Well all my budget can afford is pictures I take myself with my little Kodak […]

18 06, 2010

DIY Beginner Level Crochet

By |June 18th, 2010|DIY|0 Comments

Thanks to one of our readers, Melissa-who is an expert crocheter, has put together some information for those of us who would like to learn to crochet.  If you start now and perfect  your skills, you could be good enough to make cheap, useful Christmas presents for everyone you know!

First go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVBnFHGbeK4, How to […]