My aging dog was diagnosed with a condition that would be very expensive to treat. Our choice, either way, was grim. Here is what we decided to do his final year.
Spring launches a multitude of activities for those who enjoy urban farming. The mania of the season is like a fever. A to do list is a great way to stay on track and organize tasks.
Thanksgiving- and Fall-themed window paintings incorporate seasonal color changes and favorite characters in their designs. These themed paintings add a festive flair to any home or storefront.
Holiday window painting is an excellent way for an artist to display their talent in seasonal themes. Window painting is generally seen at Christmas, but it can be used for any special occasion.
My garden goals this year included lettuce. The system I worked out gave me a nice crop of these delicate leaves.
Lemon trees produce not only tart fruit, but fragrant blossoms. Consider growing your own in a variety of ways.
The Mists of Avalon seated me in an adventure I did not expect and will never forget. Based on the life of King Arthur's sister, Morgaine, this tale is a captivating journey centering around Camelot.
Potato soup is a filling, stand alone meal if it is prepared with the right ingredients. This recipe includes Kielbasa sausage in the mix. This is a perfect soup for a cold winter evening.
Purple stars were given when Squidoo community leaders learned of exceptional lenses or articles. This author received several of them in the two and a half years she participated on the site.
Cherry tomatoes are one of the easiest varieties of tomatoes to grow. They are hearty plants and produce well everywhere I have grown them including the Las Vegas' desert,
Halloween art is a great way to attract ghoulies and goblins to your festivities and share your favorite images of the season. Pumpkin paintings are bright, colorful images, and can be very entertaining. They can be...
Container gardens can allow for planting in small spaces, but how does one water if there is not a nearby spigot or water source? I installed a drip irrigation system.
The deep dish cookie pizza is a popular dessert when I bring it to gatherings. I claim it is healthy because it is topped with fruit, but the calorie count may dissagree.
Las Vegas offers a ton of great activities for not only the world wide visitor, but the locals as well. There are great ways to spend a staycation here with a show, dinner, and a night out.
Birth your own style of baby dragon out of polymer clay and enjoy the process of creating a dragon collection.
Shirley Muldowney was one of my idols when I was growing up. She was a leader in her field and the dynamics of this woman's courage may still be felt on the racetrack in today's competitions.
Switch out those store bought seasonings with ones you made yourself. This salt is an economical, flavorful way to add oniony zip to dishes quickly without the tears!
Growing your own herbs organically is a simple process and a rewarding venture. They are perfect plants in a container garden because if they don't like where they are growing they can easily be moved to another spot....
Even on a small, patio balcony, vegetables and herbs may find adequate light enough to produce.
Jam is the best way to begin an understanding of preserving foods and explore the world of canning. This article describes the simplicity of making your own homemade strawberry jam.
Guinea pigs need a good diet to stay healthy. It is ok to feed them healthy treats occassionally, but which ones are best for them?
Wood burning stoves chase the chill off in deep winter. They are a convenient heat source and a great conversation piece.
Esteban overcame physical challenges to play the beautiful music he loves.
The Ultimate Fake Book is by far one of the easiest ways to learn how to play guitar on your own. It contains many fun tunes and melodies to hold a beginners interest for quite a while. It is important when you start to...
Fashion scarfs with jewelry are a classy statement and a fun gift.
It was common practice in the home to make our own clothing and weave our own textiles through loom or needleworks. These skill are as important as making our own meals and growing our own foods.
Valentine's window paintings can be designed with a multitude of characters and images. They are a colorful and a sweet way to tell that special someone you care about them in a big way.
An artist may be able to sell their work seasonally by painting windows for the holidays. Gather up the supplies needed and start knocking on doors and line up those clients.
Halloween pushes the decorating season off with cute creatures and ghoulish images. Window painting is a great way to add whimsical art to this festive occasion.
Computers are the answer to all our problems in the modern age, but are they causing more issues than they solve?
Las Vegas is glitzy and glamourous all year long, but you should see the sparkle at Christmas Time!
Join me on a virtual tour of the Las Vegas Strip. This glitzy, glamorous city is an exciting place to get all dressed up for clubbing or just wandering the resort corridor.
A 1932 Ford Coupe restoration project sat in the garage for 18 years. It was an affair my mother aptly named - The Red Head.
Planning and putting aside food storage insures the family's nutritional means, but what are the best ways to see that the food stays fresh and is edible when you need it?
If we are going to go through heck I AM bringing my handbag! Why? Because I have a few things in my purse to get me through all kinds of disasters. Here you will find my survival kit list. In my bag you will find a few...
Water is our most vital element without it we would not survive. Interesting facts and information about water, its importance, and how to safely store it.
Painting windows in Las Vegas has been my favorite way to celebrate the holidays. Find out what materials to use and how to create these beautiful window paintings yourself!
Survival foods must be stored properly for them to have nutritional value when we need them. How can we keep them safe and what are the important foods we need to store?
Preparedness keys are the essentials in preparedness beginning with food storage. What do you need to know to get started?