One thing I have a love/hate relationship with is looking at something and wondering why someone did what they did. For instance, neither of our bathrooms have electrical outlets. Who doesn’t have outlets in their bathroom? It makes some grooming activities a bit complicated to accomplish for the time being. We’ve had quite a number […]
This post contains affiliate links. Please see disclosure for more information Father’s day is fast approaching, and so is graduation from kindergarten through college. Most gift guides send you in the direction of nice, frilly things that are over expensive. This isn’t one of those guides! If your family is anything like ours, these little […]
It’s officially that time of year for flea markets, antique stores, and farmers markets. This past weekend we embraced this time of year by attending the first-ever flea market on Saturday at the Malta Drive-In in Malta, NY. It rained… and it was cold. but we made the best of it. The best part about […]
Have you ever thought about how safe your water is? If you’re like most people, probably not. In residential areas, we depend on water treatment facilities to ensure our drinking water is safe. In rural areas, private wells typically are not contaminated. What if I told you that you were wrong? New studies have shown […]
This post contains affiliate links. Please see disclosure for more information It’s that time of year again! The plants come alive, the sun is bright and refreshing, and all the animals begin to explore. That also means its time to start planning for new or updated gardens and other projects around the home. In celebration […]
It may be surprising the learn that I’m still new to the world of growing things. Although I have a degree in Environmental Science, I’m much more comfortable with wildlife and ecosystem interpretations and manipulations. Keeping plants alive from seed has never been my strong point. That being said, I am determined to learn all […]
Browsing through Kickstarter while the little one napped brought to my attention the essential weeding tool that should have always been in existence. The Weed Snatcher, unfortunately, has only until November 5th to be funded and is short $7,000 at last check. Seriously, this thing is ah-mazing! I’m all for hard work and manual labor […]
A trip to TJ Maxx turned into a laundry hamper bargain gold mine.