6 Strategies for Natural Pest Control in the Garden

Using natural strategies to prevent pests in the garden will keep crops like these green beans healthy and thriving.The projected last frost date isn’t always accurate, but I keep a keen eye on my calendar anyway. Spring is finally here and that means gardening! The garden is tilled and I’ve planned out this year’s crops.Continue reading “6 Strategies for Natural Pest Control in the Garden”

A Groutable Vinyl Self-Stick Floor

Welcome to the latest in the never-ending saga of home improvements at our house, a groutable vinyl self-stick tile floor in our kitchen! My hubby and I were blessed to be able to double the size of our kitchen about 3 years ago. We finished and painted the walls, installed new cabinets and appliances….and thatContinue reading “A Groutable Vinyl Self-Stick Floor”

How to make a quilt with your kids

A fun project, particularly for girls, although boys may enjoy it too, is sewing a basic quilt. My siblings and I grew up knowing how to sew because my mom was an excellent seamstress, but the art of sewing seems to be getting lost nowadays. Certainly, there are plenty of people who still do, butContinue reading “How to make a quilt with your kids”

How to Reupholster Kitchen Chairs

You can re-cover your padded kitchen chairs easily at home with any fabric you choose. Start by turning the chair upside down on the table and removing the four screws that hold the seat to the frame. Set the chair frame aside while we focus on the seat. Using a screwdriver and pliers, remove allContinue reading “How to Reupholster Kitchen Chairs”