Do you want to add more color to your garden? Plant these beautiful, vibrant perennials to jazz up your yard. From rudbeckias to bee balms and daylilies these vibrant perennials have it going on.
This article breaks down how to select the right wireless security system, and includes tips for installation and coding to make it easier for you.
Don't let bugs ruin your backyard barbeques! Use a powerful bug zapper to reclaim your space and kill those nasty mosquitoes, houseflies and other pests.
Includes dates, details and reviews on what to expect at some of the most popular annual plant sales and garden shows in Middle Tennessee and Nashville. Now covering 2015 and beyond.
A step-by-step guiding for tethering an Android tablet to a PC to share the Internet via a USB cable. Includes how to configure your computer, connect the tablet and enable Internet connection sharing
Master the art of growing irises, one of our most classic and historic garden flowers. Learn how new varieties are created and how these hardy rhizomes can last for years and years in your garden.
Label flowers, herbs, irises and garden plants with indestructible metal markers made from aluminum cans. Unlike plastic labels that crack and fade, these metal plant tags can withstand the elements.
Use this simple recipe to enjoy the flavor of fresh pesto pasta in minutes, any time of the year. Plus, speed your prep time with my easy tips for using precooking or leftover spaghetti.
Master this clever nine-patch variation and you'll have the key to the quilting kingdom! This simple tutorial shows you how to turn a simple nine-patch block into a magnificent quilt.
The nine-patch block is a technique for new quilters. Start with a simplified Irish chain or craft a delightful disappearing nine patch.
Are you interested in learning how to quilt? Read up on the history and techniques that have make modern quilts possible and discover the designs and quilting methods that fit your unique style.
Christmas traditions are truly unique. They represent our heritage, our families, our individual circumstances and sometimes our sense of humor. Some are brought about by hardships while others are brought on by wealth--like Dickens' Christmas...
Add holiday cheer to your without breaking the bank. Here are my tips for decorating on a budget. After all, you sill need cash for presents!
Never run out of starch again! Learn how to easily make your own spray starch for quilting, crafting, and ironing with simple household items.
Oiling a sewing machine is an important part of maintaining your beloved tool. Learn when to oil a sewing machine and how it should be done. You'll also learn how to tell if a machine is self-oiling.
Your sewing setup isn't complete until you have a pair of thread snips. Nip of loose threads without endangering your project. Even the honorable Kenneth D. King recommends this swell tool.
Learn how to use the automatic needle threader that's attached to your sewing machine. My video tutorial will also show you how to repair the system if it's not working properly.
Need a reliable printer for your home office? Ditch expensive, noise inkjet options and upgrade to an economic monochrome laser printer. Here's my favorite option from Brother.
Seize the day, and learn to use your sewing machine! These practical tips will show you how to prepare your sewing machine and make your first perfectly formed stitches. You can do it!
Learn how to thread a sewing machine properly so that you can start sewing quickly and confidently without worry about thread tensions, skipped stitches and other problems.
Learn how to use the automatic bobbin winder on your sewing machine. This tutorial is perfect for beginners and includes step-by-step instructions and a video.
Get to know the parts of your sewing machine so you can use these tools effectively. Where is the bobbin winder? What's the hand wheel and where the heck is the thread uptake lever! Check out my video
Learn how to make quilt binding for all of your projects. This tutorial covers cross-grain, bias tape, and continuous quilt binding as well as instructions for attaching the binding to your quilt.
Studying for your GED and passing this nationally recognized test is a great way to feel good about yourself! Learn what's tested, how the new GED works, what you'll need to do and how to do your best
From late winter through June, these classic flowers provide a show in the garden.
How I transformed my mud room into a neat, tidy and totally presentable space for making quilts and experimenting with other crafts.
Save seeds and store tiny things using these clever printable envelopes. All you need is a printer and paper. Add text or a logo to give your envelopes a personal feel. Plus, they're great for gifting
Pysanky are traditional Ukrainian decorated eggs created in the springtime much like Easter eggs. Learn more about this ancient craft here.
Tonsil stones deep in the back of your mouth could be the cause of bad breath. If you experience bad tastes, tonsil stones could be the problem. Learn how these deposits form and what you can do.
Use homemade vermicompost to enrich your soil and pamper your plants. To get started, all you need is a plastic storage container and a bag of worms!
Turn clothes into a treasured memories using my tried and true techniques. once you've mastered the concept you can create a personalized memory quilt that will become a treasured family heirloom.
Here are some of my favorite books that I read as a child and would read again any time. Many are about fairy tales, myths and fictional characters that are beloved by generations.
Feel better, shake off stress and brighten up your life with these simple tips, fun ideas and everyday solutions. Pamper yourself, get outside and have fun instead of feeling down-shake it off already
Transform your home with savvy, inspiration and ideas from these top style makers.
Use your Christmas decorations to turn your home into a winter wonderland after the holidays.
Traditional recipes from our family's Christmas holiday
Raise money for your school, your class or your favorite cause with these effective strategies. Organize a bake sale, plan a car wash, and uses these tips to create a winning plan.
From the earliest terrestrial globes to modern landmarks that you can walk inside, the globe has a fascinating history and continues today where we can choose from illuminated models,interactive globe
Raise money for an internationally known organization while promoting awareness of the number one humanitarian issue: world hunger. While we feast, so many people survive on a single bowl of rice.
Create cute, quirky art quilts with this quick and easy technique. Master design and assembly techniques pioneered by folks from the Chicago School of Fusing! I'll show you how!
Pamper your pooch with these outrageous and outrageously expensive pet products. Diamond collars, sparkly leashes and air precondition dog houses are new. Read about pampered pets throughout history.
Banish pet odors with these simple strategies and super pet products. How about microfiber towels, fragrant pet sprays, scented wipes, waterless shampoos. Plus, learn why dogs smell the way they do.
Make a cozy hideaway for your dogs. This simple pattern makes it easy to create your own burrow bed from a cheap comforter, or you can purchase a ready made version. Perfect for all burrowing breeds!
Don't let wasps get you down. You these effective strategies to control rampant wasp populations in and around your home. Trap wasps throughout the season, and destroy nests survive overwinter.
Protect your dog and make your walks easier with a well-fitting harness. It's easy to buy one or to make one.
Filled with raw emotion, real characters and artfully crafted dialogue, this fun, easy read is even better than the top-rated David Lynch film of the same title starring Nicholas Cage and Laura Dern as Sailor Ripley and Lula Pace along with Willem...
Conquer challenges and make professional quality easier with one of these three programs that detect and correct errors and help you learn from your mistakes. Some are even free to try or to use.
You can find fossils in your backyard! Learn where to look and how to identify your finds. Brachiopods, crinoids, sponges and plants are just a few of the treasures that you can find in Tennessee.
Prepare this gourmet cooking ingredient from the bounty of your garden. You don't need special equipment, just a car or warm place, tomatoes, salt and cheesecloth to make your own sundried tomatoes
Add these nutritious superfoods to your diet. Learn how to grow sprout, and expand your horizons by trying new, and different varieties. Of course, you can always stick with mung bean sprouts and alfa
Make flour-based paper mache paste for all of your crafty projects. This non-toxic recipe is ideal for kids and can be made in any quantity. Learn what secret ingredient I use to make a stronger, smoother paste!
Unleash your creativity by creating a funky, fantastical paper mache statue. I'll show you how to gather inspiration, sketch your idea and build an armature that will be the frame for your creation.
Craft a one-of-a-kind quilt from t-shirts to preserve memories, celebrate a graduation, or send a graduate off to college.