DIY a little summer garden.

So easy and so much fun. Right now my mini gardens are struggling because of the intense heat we have been having here in my state but I know there are many of you out there that can have these miniature gardens displayed out on your porch on a pretty table. Especially places high in…

June updates and favorite posts

. Worry weighs a person down, an encouraging word cheers a person up.                                         Proverbs 12:25 Well, June flew by. Is this normal? I can’t believe how fast everything seems to be happening. It’s like everything is being fast forwarded. June was a really hot month, too hot. Each year it is getting hotter and staying…

A sweet summer time treat .

 Food has gone up so much lately. Starting to feel a lot like the 1970’s. Now I know why my parents were so scared back then. I was really little but I do remember having to move in with my Nana to save money.  Even though food prices are going up there are still ways…

Cottagecore on a budget.

“ The cottage represents a family seat, a place of belonging and identity…a symbol for the family”                                Greg Halseth                A couple weeks ago my daughter brought up a trend that has been going on called Cottagecore. “ What’s this Cottagecore business, I’ve never heard of it” I would say to my daughter. She would…

Dollar day do over…repurposing a vintage jewelry box.

  “ When I make of my hands, I give of my heart.”  I went out junking the other week and came across this jewelry box. It was a little worn on the corners but I didn’t mind since I like worn and rustic things. Means they were loved. Like an old stuffed toy from…

Dollar day do over….candles.

“ The greatest wealth is to live content with little.”                               Plato Sometimes when out shopping on bargain days thrifting I will come across huge candles for $1. The candles are burned half way or a little beat up but they can be repurposed by melting them down and re-jarring them. This is the first time…

5 DIY gifts for mom from your garden.

Hey guys! This is the authors daughter writing! My mom is currently dealing with technical difficulties with her computer, so she is unable to make new posts at the moment. We are currently looking into it. In the meantime, she hopes you will enjoy this Mother’s Day repost! Have a blessed day everyone ❤️ “…

Dollar day do over- wooden planter house.

“ The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance.”                  Brain Tracy Alright, I forgot something. I forgot to take a finished photo of my dollar day do over for this month because I gifted it to my mother-in-law for Easter before I took a photo. That’s…

Spring trip to Our Little Red House.

“ I’ll take you up and down these hollers and hills, let me show you how country feels.”   It’s that time of the year. Time to head up and check on the little red house. There were still pockets of snow on the drive up but no ice thank God. The snow is melting and…

Save money and the environment by decorating your own eggs from your kitchen.

“ The most enviromentally friendly product is the one you didn’t buy.”                                         Joshua Becker This year to keep cost down, clutter down, plastic waste that ends up in our city dumps down and have fun all at the same time…all you have to do is decorate eggs from your very own kitchen. If you have…