In the garden- Making Scarecrows and repairing pots.

I have a rant, a mini one, but a rant is a rant after all. I am so tired of things falling apart all the time. I remember back in the day (oh my gosh I sound like my grandma) when things were made to last. Products were made with love. Companies wanted their customers…

DIY clay leaf bowls

This is so simple everyone and fun too. Get everyone in the family involved with this DIY I am about to share with you all. The more the merrier. Supplies needed: Self hardening clay Watercolor paints and paintbrushes Instant drying lacquer (comes in a spray can at most hardware stores) Rolling pin xacto knife or…

 Spring has stopped by to say hello to Fall

WOW! We are crawling with flowers over here, at one of our home stores that is. I am sure you will be able to guess which big store chain I am talking about when you look through these photos. The place is surrounded by flowers. I finally had a break in my schedule to head…

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…

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…

Shopping for vintage Fall decor.

Another thrift store shopping trip for you all. This time I was on the hunt for a couple little Fall items to add to our garden area. I kind of had an idea of what I wanted but you all know how the junk shops work. It is so hard to stick with a list….

 Felting tiny pumpkins and streaming creepy movies.

“ Sometimes your heart needs more time to accept what your mind already knows.” It doesn’t work, it just doesn’t work. Felting and streaming do not go hand in hand. They are not the best of friends, heck…they shouldn’t even be hanging out together. But me being me, I never learn. I have been trying…

 Shopping at the Farmers market

“You may be deceived if you trust too much, but you will live in torment if you don’t trust enough” Frank Crane We try to get to a farmers market at least once a month. Nothing wrong with the larger food stores but at a farmers market you can find a healthier selection of foods…

   DIY- Stuffed pumpkins

Okay, this was a funny post for me. First of all I was very excited to finally start posting some Fall posts. I was tired of the summer by the time this post got written up. The second thing that was funny about this post was that I was at a blank when it came…