Summer can be especially hard on your hair. Chlorine, bright sunshine, and other summer “hazards” can leave you with less than gorgeous tresses. But follow some simple steps for summer hair care and you can have fabulous hair all season long!
Month: June 2016
My Red Cabbage
I’m putting this picture up for no reason as it really doesn’t qualify as one of my posts. I just think my red cabbage is pretty.
Cinnamon for the Garden
Cinnamon is a wonderful spice. It adds flavor to both savory and sweet dishes, was once used as a love potion, and was a perfume for the wealthy of Rome. But did you know that cinnamon is great for your garden?
15 Decorating Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank
It’s possible to change the look of your home both inside and out relatively inexpensively. Here is my list of 15 decorating ideas that won’t break the bank to give you inspiration for you own home.
Make Your Own – Infused Oils
So many recipes call for oil and using infused oil can add another layer of flavor. Oil can be infused with herbs, aromatics like garlic or onion, citrus, and even nuts. It’s easy to make your own infused oils! Here’s how to do it.
10 Ways to Reuse Plant Pots
Every year I end up with plant pots that I’ve used and can’t seem to bring myself to toss. They were under my front porch. They were under my back porch. They were on my potting table in the basement. I started to feel that they were going to end taking over the entire house. Now I’ve found 10 ways to reuse plant pots that you may want to try, too!
Make Your Own – Baking Ingredients
Sometimes we run out of the ingredients needed to make that perfect cookie or frosting. It can be frustrating to have to run to the store to pick up ingredients. Here are a few ways to make your own ingredients for baking.
Shaving Cream Painting
My friend Peg, her youngest daughter, and her granddaughters came over to create art with my grand kids. First they did their Colored Rice Art, which they enjoyed and then we did Shaving Cream Painting. They loved it!
Plants & Flowers for Your Shade Garden
The front of my house faces north. While this means that my vegetable garden is bathed in sunlight from dawn until dusk the side of my house that makes the first impression is not so blessed. The bottom part of my lawn gets plenty of sun; the good thing about having a ranch style home. The flower beds that line the foundation of the house get no real sun. Ever.
How to Have a Great Garden for Less Money
I love my vegetable garden. I spend most of my summer out there even when it really doesn’t need my attention. I get a thrill just seeing my vegetables growing. Yet even though I love my garden I’m not going to spend a fortune on it each season. I grow vegetables because home-grown are healthier and cheaper than store bought. Over the years I’ve learned how to have a great garden for less money.
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