Starting seeds 2016

So far I have had really good luck starting seeds this year! I started my jalapeno, Bell and banana peppers on February 25th. I started them by using the bag method. It took only 5 days for them to start sprouting! March 1st Seeds Start sprouting. My banana pepper seeds were 2 maybe 3 years […]

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Opening my etsy store back up!

Hey guys, I am trying to figure out a good design for my blog that can accommodate my diy stuff and also my etsy store. It is not going so great 🙂 My blog my be weird looking for a while.. also, big news… It’s been over a year since my fire and I am […]

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Second Garden attempt.. RAISED BEDS!

Last year I learned a lot on my gardening journey. I read books from the library, blogs and forums for months on end.. but I still didn’t have a very successful garden. I really feel like the main reason was my soil. I have very thick clay soil that doesn’t drain well at all. My […]

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Girl’s Fashion 2/1/15

  I decided that I am going to start posting cute things that I find around the web. Here are some really cute girl’s fashion items I found today! (This is not an affiliate post!) These are dark blue pyramid shorts that I found here on zulily.com  $14.99 They are available in girl’s sizes 4-14! […]

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Argan Oil

Okay so, I got my hair permed last week. Oh boy, it was frizzy! I mean I almost cried. I did not want to look like a poodle! I used the paul mitchell serum that the salon gave me but it just wasn’t cutting it on it’s own. I started searching high and low for […]

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Mel’s Before & After room makeover

Mel’s before & after room makeover I should have posted this forever ago.. BUUT I didn’t. Sue me. hah. For those of you who don’t know we just bought our first home and it definitely needs some TLC. The last time it was renovated was in the 70’s! Yikes! Here is what it looked like […]

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Do you want to build a snowman?

Mel keeps telling me, “Mom, I want to do crafts.” I’m always really hesitant to start one because well, she thinks doing a craft means that I will do all of the work for her while she sneaks away to play with something else. She likes the idea of doing crafts but then gets bored […]

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My first Garden so far…

This will be a verry big update! Strawberries! Albion These strawberries are pretty good, but not the absolute best flavor. They are day neutral so you will have strawberries throughout most of the entire summer. May 28th 2014 June 8th 2014 June 22nd 2014 June 24th 2014 Pumpkins are doing great.. I have 3 baby […]

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Seedling update

To my surprise, my seedlings are doing awesome! Here are some pictures of my asparagus! 🙂 Some of them germinated within a few days but most of them have just popped through the soil. (Mary Washington) I ended up with 8 Alpine strawberries from my first batch. They are growing their true leaves now! I […]

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Transplanting my Pansies

Well, I started these little guys in a seed starting mix that was about 90% peat moss. They did fine at first, but after one sunny day in the window the “soil” dried out. That stuff is soo hard to keep moist. I went out and bought Miracle Grow seed starting mix with fertilizer(They didn’t […]

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