Wild walks

I haven’t been keeping up with the wild walks. It is heating up here which makes zoo visits a little uncomfortable after certain hours. This weeks photos from our walking adventures at the zoo will be on desert animals. All the animal photos I am sharing with you today are animals my family and I…

DIY a garden pallet.

Well…all I can say is…finally, look what was finally finished. I had some help for it from my family. I can’t take all the credit. I told them this is what I wanted for my Mother’s Day gift. So a couple days before Mother’s Day we all worked together finishing the pallet garden I had…

Mother’s Day gifts from the garden.

“ To be a Mother is the most beautiful blessing. Happy Mother’s Day to all the amazing mothers.” Here in America we celebrate Mother’s Day this Sunday. I thought I share with you all some inexpensive ways to gift those special ladies in your lives in celebration of their nurturing and mothering of others. It…

Three little snowmen.

I picked up a pack of ceramic snowmen in October and last night I decided to paint them. They were plain and all white with no decorations on them. I forgot to take a before photo. I found them in a basket when I was decorating the home for Christmas and there they were, three…

DIY frugal Christmas décor…pine cone trees.

I picked up some pine cones on my Fall adventure a few weeks ago. Pine cones are one of my favorite items to use for art projects. Kids love them too. They can spend hours out in the woods exploring and looking for the perfect pine cone to take back home with them. Once home…

DIY gratitude leaves.

“ Thanksgiving is a time of togetherness and gratitude” Nigel Hamilton Thanksgiving is a few days away here in my country. I know there are many around the world who are hurt, scared and suffering, wondering what is in the future. It is so important during these times to find those things in our lives…

A pretty Fall garland to decorate your home.

Supplies needed- Faux Fall leaves and flowers Twine Tacky glue Scissors I used tacky glue for most of this project because I had a major glue gun injury. It was a bad one so I will spare you the details. Please, please be careful with those glue guns everyone. I know this, been crafting for…

DIY yarn pumpkins.

This is not an original idea from me, saw this on one of those YouTube sites where it is just a re-purposing of DIY pumpkin projects one after another. I don’t remember which site it was since it was awhile ago. It was something my daughter and I watched while up north. So much fun…

A Sunflower swag for Our Little Red House.

And all at once summer collapsed into Fall. Oscar Wilde I can’t believe Fall is finally here. Here in Arizona we all look forward to the cooler temps of Fall, although we are still warm here in the city, up north the temps are getting cooler. I love that. I decided before heading up to…