14 Everyday Uses for Orange Peels

14 Everyday Uses for Orange Peels

Who doesn’t love an orange?  Mmm I sure do!  Did you know that besides eating them, there are many other things you can do with an orange, particularly the peels?  Most people just toss the peels out when they’re finished without even thinking about what else they can do with them.  I’ve seen many more things that you can do, but today I’m sharing my list of 14 Everyday Uses for Orange Peels, because this is what I do with {Read More}

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Chocolate Caramel Dessert Recipes

Chocolate Caramel Dessert Recipes

I found some Chocolate Caramel Dessert Recipes that are sure to make you drool!  I’m a dessert lover and two of my favorite treats have to be chocolate and caramel.  In looking for some new recipes to add to my collection I came across a lot of great ones.  I’m sharing these favorites with you because they’re just too good to keep to myself.   Enjoy! 25 Chocolate Caramel Desserts Love chocolate? Love caramel? Then you’ll love these chocolate caramel {Read More}

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Martha Stewart Living and Me

Martha Stewart Living and Me

Martha Stewart Living and Me have something in common!  We are both in the same magazine.  So this is what happened… There I was four months ago, minding my own business, when I received a message from an editor at Martha Stewart.  They wanted to feature my Instagram picture in the July/August 2014 issue of Martha Stewart Living Magazine.  See it in the column above?  Look for my picture on page four.  Here is the picture that gained so much {Read More}

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Shoe Gardening 101

Shoe Gardening

Today I’m teaching you something fun!  How to garden in a shoe!  It’s a Shoe Garden.  This is Shoe Gardening 101 If you haven’t ventured into container gardening, you should! Planting a garden in shoes is just like planting in any other container, just on a smaller scale. Pick up some mini gardening tools, grab your old shoes, and get started! Shoe Gardening 101 There are many ways to create a shoe garden. Some people just add a few flowers {Read More}

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Summer Treats to Keep You Cool

Frozen Summer Treats

Do you love Frozen Summer Treats? School’s out, summer is on it’s way and it’s getting hot here in the desert.  That can only mean one thing.  It’s time for Frozen Summer Treats!  I’m sharing 25 of my favorite Summer Treats to Keep You Cool on the hottest days that are coming your way, with a bonus recipe at the end.  Just look the recipes that my creative friends have come up with. 1. Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Parfaits 2. Nutella {Read More}

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Flower Arrangements

Rose Flower Arrangement

Who doesn’t love flower arrangements?  Everyone knows how much I love flowers. Why wait for someone to send you flowers when you can grow your own? Sharing a picture of some roses from the garden. Happy May Day!

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Daisy Garden

Daisy

Happiness is a Daisy Garden! When there are shadows in your life plant a daisy for instant sunshine! What would you do?

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African Daisy

African Daisy

I enjoyed this view today of my African Daisy. Someone once said that if we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole life would change.  That is how I felt today, as I played in the dirt, and planted this beautiful African Daisy in my garden.  I was amazed at the intricate details of this particular flower. The buds of Spring flowers like this African Daisy are quite miraculous.  So much beautiful goodness just ready to {Read More}

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Valentines Day Wreath

Valentines Day Wreath

Sharing my easiest Valentines Day Wreath ever. Why?  Because I upcycled it from Christmas.  If you haven’t made one of these fun and easy wreaths you really need to check it out.  It was one of my favorite projects and was so simple to make.  After Christmas was over, the red just screamed out “Valentines Day” to me.  All I had to do was take off the Christmas bow and ornament and add this Valentines Day Heart ornament, that I {Read More}

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Flowering Pear Tree Blossoms

Flowering Pear Tree Blossoms

Every year I am delighted to wake up and find my Flowering Pear Tree Blossoms taking over the garden. That is exactly what happened to me this morning.  While much of the country is snowed in, I enjoyed a sunny day in my garden today.  It’s been so warm that my Flowering Pear Tree Blossoms started blooming in January and now that February is here it’s in full bloom.  This tree is always the first tree to bloom in my {Read More}

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