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Fall Apple-Bobbing Party!

Ideas for a fall party. We could feel autumn in the air.  An apple-bobbing party seemed just the thing to celebrate the new season!  My mind started racing with all the fun outdoor activities our 1-3 year old daughters and their friends could do. All of the activities were huge hits, and great on a […]

Tips and Uses for Dried Herbs

The benefits of herbs. Gardening with herbs is so richly rewarding in so many ways. 5 reasons herbs are good to have in the garden: For the landscape designer, looking for visual intrigue. For the chef, looking to brighten each meal with big flavor! For the novice gardener afraid they have not enough time to […]

Kid’s kitchen

An idea on how to paint a kids kitchen. In the search for a children’s kitchen we loved and could still afford, we found an unfinished wood kitchen, then painted it, just as we wished, with leftover house paints already on hand.

Baskets Around the House

My addiction to baskets is evident as I go from room to room of my house.  Firstly, there is the kitchen.  I was struck with absolute glee when I realized I could store cookie sheets in a basket, rather the oven drawer.  In went a few extra large cutting boards as well. They are easy […]

Image Transfer onto Wood Crates

I am so happy to have found another wonderful artist and DIY-er who believes we all have the ability to be creative and imaginative in our own homes. Ananda’s ‘Habitat at Home’ is sunny California.  Lucky her!  She is a landscape architectural designer, inspired by the nature she sees around her.  You can see her […]