Caring for baby chicks

As we are in the midst of the pandemic we decided to be more self-sustaining. We are starting a veggie and herb garden in raised garden beds. We also decided to take on a few chickens. Why not have our own egg supply? True confession here- I don’t know a thing about chickens and jumped […]

DIY Raised Garden Beds

For the first time in our lives we are starting our own garden. We spent 20 years on the move with USMC so there was never time to put down roots like that. We retired out in Florida but our yard was tiny and shaded where I hoped to plant. So…. forward to today and […]

DIY Bird Nest

How cute is this little nest made with a few simple supplies? This project is easy enough for the kids to help and learn some weaving skills. SUPPLIES 1 Wood slice , 10 nails, hammer, scissors, twigs At Christmas I ordered a bunch of these wood slices to make photo ornaments. I have a few […]

DIY Painting Using Wine Corks

Just gave my little powder room a spruce up and wanted to share my FREE idea to get this look. I added these polka dots to the lower wall by dipping a wine cork into paint then dabbing it on the wall. I was all set to purchase this wall paper for the lower wall […]

DIY Peel and Stick Paper Tips

Our living room needed a little extra texture so I decided to add a faux grasscloth wallpaper for the one wall. There are so many brands and options out there- the sky is the limit. I love a calm, neutral space so the subtle change is just right for me. I chose a faux grasscloth […]