DIY- Cat baskets for Halloween treats

Time for my basket fix. Yep, I have always been a basket fan, so one day I decided to look up how to make them. I was getting a little tired of always buying them. I am always on the hunt for baskets. My family puts up with it because they know my basket stash…

ASD table time crafts-prepositions

  Way, way, back in the day when my children were little I was trained in a program called the Jumpstart program here in Arizona that basically teaches families how to do ABA therapy with their ASD (Autism spectrum disorder) children. It was and is a great program that I would encourage all families to…

In the garden- Cleaning up our summer garden

Right now we are stepping out into a bit of a mess in our garden. August/September are brutal here in Phoenix Arizona, even the nurseries are low on plants. Nothing really survives that well in our temps during the summer. By the time September rolls around, if we are lucky enough to have cooler temps…

Shopping trip with hubby

Sometimes we take shopping trips to my husband’s favorite stores. Those stores either are car related or outdoor adventure and sports stores. Whoops, forgot fish and scuba, oh and restaurant supply stores. Then there are the little mom and pop delis around the city. He actually enjoys a lot of unique shops. Last month we…

5 DIY frugal Fall projects for your garden  

I actually finished those thrifts store items I bought a couple weeks ago to decorate around my garden. I can’t even begin to describe the happiness we all feel here in Phoenix once we realize we made it to October. Actually this summer wasn’t that bad now that I think about it. Which can only…

A visit to a Ray Villafane’s enchanted pumpkin garden.

Thought I share this with you all, an Arizona adventure from the past. A couple years ago we all decided to drive over to Carefree ( a short drive for us) to spend the day out there exploring shops and a pumpkin garden everyone here in Arizona was talking about at the time. The pumpkin…

Brrrr…the water is getting too cold.

It’s official, Fall is really here. Natives in Phoenix don’t really get to experience Fall like others out in the world, with their pretty leaves and crisp early mornings sipping hot beverages. Our Winter months are like the rest of the world’s Fall months. Except where you all get leaves and eventually bare trees we…

Peanut butter cookies

Time for something yummy and fun all rolled up together in a delicious little cookie. In our family we are still trying to make small changes here and there when it comes to the foods we eat. These simple recipes that don’t require a lot of ingredients are not only better for us but they…

DIY vintage Halloween decor.

Happy October everyone. Wow are these months flying by or what?. Thought it would be fun to share with you all a fun Halloween project to get you in the mood for ghost, scary cats, and jack-o-lanterns from long ago.This is a pretty quick DIY and it comes with a couple “Nailed it” moments. I…

 Updates from Our Little Red house and favorite bloggers this month.

“Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but not their own facts.” Danial Patrick Moynihan Two months just flew by and even though I had my goals to get done, I wasn’t able to accomplice them all. Think I may need some time management advice. I always forget to work in normal everyday life projects…