You can’t have summer without watermelon, you just can’t! I buy at least one a week from June to September they don’t last long at all between my daughters and I. I usually chop it up as soon as I get it home, toss the rinds to the chickens and we finish it up in […]
4th of July
Time for some patriotic fun! The girls and I made fun Statue of Liberty Crowns out of egg cartons. Why egg cartons? I have too many chickens, too many eggs and also too many egg cartons. Turn out they’re pretty versatile and I’m sure we’ll be doing more with them later. As for the paint […]
It’s not officially summer but it’s been 80+ degrees for a week so I’m breaking out the patriotic decorations. I’m not sure why but when the temps skyrocket I just have to decorate everything in red, white and blue. I usually keep my 4th of July decorations up from late May though September. Then it’s […]
I’ve found myself magnetically drawn to the strawberries and blueberries in the grocery store. I’m a huge, huge fan of growing your own and buying local (bonus points for U-pick!) but I can’t help myself. It’s been so cold and gross that I needed those berries! I managed to sneak a few past my kids and they […]
It’s time to dress up your front door just in time for Flag Day! It takes almost no time to cover the wreath form and add a few decorations for a festive burlap pinwheel wreath.