We have a compost bin but we need more compost than it can make. We've always wanted this heavy duty composter but it's $257!!! So I did a little research and found that you can make you own compost tumbler very inexpensively! Out of an ordinary garbage can! Compost tumblers are suppose to make compost much quicker than the bin method. I've never used this type of tumbler composter before ... Read More about How To Make A Compost Tumbler for Cheap!
A few more pictures of Easter decorations around our home. Some pretty vintage Easter Postcards. The art work is always so much nicer on vintage cards than the newer ones!Instead of hanging our eggs outside. I hung them off the same branches that I used for Valentines Day (the Valentine Tree ).I hope each of you has a wonderful weekend and Easter. I have some gardening and quite a bit of cleaning ... Read More about Happy Easter!
I thought you all might be interested in seeing the progress of the planter that I planted with a triple layer of bulbs last November.I planted daffodils, tulips and hyacinths in that order one on top of the other. And waited. And waited. And waited! I actually thought the bulbs had rotted or something when suddenly in March the tips of something began appearing!One hyacinth bloomed out of the six ... Read More about Triple Layer Bulb Planter Update
I don't have a lot of Easter decorations so I decided to group them all in the dining room since that's where we'll be having Easter dinner. I made this plastic Easter egg garland from the eggs we used to hang outside. I wish I had a picture! It looks so cute to have a real tree filled with dangling eggs! Some of you probably still do this. It was pretty easy to make. Just make sure ... Read More about Easter Decorating
I've been thinking about this subject for some time now. It's been on my mind a lot lately. Mainly because the tax refund we got is not going as far as I thought it would. We decided we absolutely need to get the house painted this summer. It's two stories and it has to be done by someone other than my husband (who did volunteer but I've heard too many stories about people falling off ladders and ... Read More about Being Happy With What You Have or Striving For More
Morning Glories in My Garden Last SummerThe weather has not been at all conducive to being outside. Seems like every day we have some storm blow through here. In between storms, we have some beautiful blue skies for a few hours and I run outside and pull a few weeds, take a few pictures and make a few plans!So many of the trees are in bloom or already have leaves! Excuse the plastic edging. I ... Read More about Blossoms