In the garden…the heat is on.

 Now we are trying to protect what we have from burning up out there. This is why we have to cover our potatoes. They are actually growing and surviving now that they have been covered. This month was about getting ready for the extreme heat headed our way. All wooden items in the garden have…

  Healers from the past

  “ Primum non nocere” First do no harm! -Hippocrates We get a lot of visitors here in our state from all over the world and they love hitting our trails. Whose to blame them, there are some really unusual looking things out there in the desert to see. There are also hundreds of plants…

Thrift store treasures…vintage pottery.

I am missing my thrift store junking days. Thrift stores are not considered essential businesses. You all know what that means. 2020’s word of the year is essential. Anyway, I miss them. I decided to do this months second hand treasure on pots, which is another one of my all time favorite vintage items to…

Top 12 DIY’s at Our Little Red House.

Just a quick little post of some of my favorite DIY’s I have posted since I started blogging. I have some new followers that have probably never had a chance to see some of these oldies from the past. Hope you find one you love and get a chance to create something fun yourselves. If…

    Please Pray…

“One small prayer can change a big situation. Have faith and trust in God.”   It has happened. The ugly red monster has found it’s way to people we know. My daughter’s high school friend just lost his grandfather who caught it, he is from the Navajo nation. The grandson texted my daughter to ask…

 In the garden- out with the old, in with the new.

“ Winds of March, we welcome you. There is work for you to do. Work and play and blow all day. Blow the winter cold away.” Unknown Here in Phoenix we get ready for Spring early. We don’t really have a Winter in our city, not a real one anyway. We will have some nights…

Dollar day do overs-pretty mugs for garden herbs

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone.   St. Patrick’s Day blessings to you all. Wishing you… A heart free of sadness, A mind free of worries, A life full of gladness, A body free of illness, and A spirit full of God’s blessings. Have a blessed St. Patrick’s Day! Well, you all know I have not…

In the Garden- February flowers and tiny raindrops.

“ We may think we are nurturing our garden, but of course it’s our garden that is really nurturing us.” Jenny Uglow Okay, not complaining or anything but I’m not used to rain here in the city. Don’t get me wrong, I love it, but it is starting to feel like every time I have…

In the garden-January is a messy month.

Okay, my garden is a mess and not a little mess either. This month has had moments of cold(Arizona cold that is) and at the beginning of the month everything was wet from the rain we got for Christmas. In Arizona it’s always a nice change when we get rain, but we are so spoiled…