Join me on a tour of my Seed starting process using everyday products and tools to get a successful start on your garden, whether it be for flowers or vegetables.
We try not to use pesticides whenever possible. This process to rid your garden of these scarlet-colored leaf beetles works well, and is just one of many green garden options.
A Family favorite, this is an easy 3 ingredient chili with hamburger, kidney beans, and stewed tomatoes. Oh, don't forget spicy goodness.
When your family ignores that slightly overripened, and unsightly, brown-skinned banana, toss it in the freezer. They'll appreciate it when it's reborn as banana bread!
Tried and true ecologically friendly cleaning tips originally published 2009 at Squidoo.com.
Flavorful and moist, quick and easy, this low salt and reduced calorie Oven Fried Chicken recipe will please the whole family.
Sweet, crispy, slightly salty, and covered in rich chocolate, these treats are my favorite cookies to eat or to give. These are also a favorite by both my daughters, too. I'm just waiting for their kids to make their...
I love gardening and recycling. See how I managed to combine my 2 favorite interests into one of my favorite projects.
Popovers are an easy, elegant, and delicious, addition to any dinner.
Grasses can lend dramatic colors, festured plumes, and graceful movement to your gardens. Shown are several styles that share space in my landscape design.
Before you consider installing a grass lawn, consider the benefits of clover.
Driving through the country, we often see barns in distress. There is something in my soul that dies a little with each collapsed barn. Today is a great day to renovate a barn, don't you think?
It's not a real holiday? Who sez? If we all strike to hold off voting for the Presidential primaries until this holiday is observed, it will happen. Right? Please...
Today I monitored a familiar call from a heavily accented man claiming I needed "to pay a debt to avoid a lawsuit. At that point I picked up the phone and promptly hung up. A few months ago, my daughter received a...
Flavored coffee is a necessity, at least for me. If you enjoy it, too, grab a seat and try out my favorites. You'll find many flavors at a great price, without having to park the car and wait in line.
Awareness is one of the most important weapons in our fight against Breast Cancer. According to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) 1 of 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, and on average in the U.S....
Explore tips about how to be a Green Gardener and finding the best plants and tools to help you achieve this worthwhile goal.
Although I had heard tales of the Lady in White, I had no idea that there are other reported instances of ghost hauntings in Rochester, New York. How fun!
...Hitting up the Halloween Hay Rides, Corn Mazes, sippin' Cider and eating Kettle Corn on the Wagon Rides, and picking Pumpkins on the farms around Rochester, NY. I might even take a grandchild or two. When you tell...
I wrote this popular costume idea while I was at Squidoo. Since this is now at HubPages... anyone know a Hubber with a sense of humor to model for the intro picture?
Grilled chicken is so good on those hot summer days. Even better if you have prepared the chicken beforehand on a cooler day.
Very easy, well seasoned, and unbelievably delicious, cheeseburger recipe. Oh, you can debate the best cheeseburger here, too. :)
Using a box cake mix makes this quick and easy, and almost homemade, treat to be enjoyed when celebrating a love for the familiar Turtle's chocolate, caramel , and pecan flavor combination.
Activity -filled weekends and quiet weekdays at Gravel Ponds, in Western New York, brings us back year after year. As of 2016, we've camped here for the summer season going on 15 years!
A family favorite, we've had this casserole for breakfast lunch and dinner. Sometimes even between meals.
This is the 1st in a series featuring Rascal, our Labrador Retriever. Although he has been a challenge, he is a much loved family member since 2007.
More Cheap, I mean Frugal, Ecologically friendly tips and Household and Kitchen substitutions. Also enjoy my discovery of a HUGE Cooking Substitution list...
This is a timeline of my husband's many auto salvage rebuilds. The information given is a general guideline only. Check with your state & local DMV prior to salvage vehicle purchases or rebuild.
Reviews and results for cartoon avatar makers for online profile pictures.