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How To Keep Fresh Cut Flowers Alive Longer

Susie was going through some of our Grandma’s card boxes for inspiration and found this little gem.  I knew that I had to share it with you.  These are her tips for how to keep fresh cut flowers alive longer. Our Grandma was a wealth of knowledge about a lot of things.  She kept boxes full …

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6 Fun Spring Crafts ~ From Easter Eggs to Flowers

Do you know how I know when the spring crafts season has begun?  The kids start wanting to go outside.  I love watching Little Miss squat down and point out the bits of green popping up in the garden.  This year she’s showing Mr Monster; because now that she’s three, she’s an expert. We have …

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Upcycled Crafts for Kids ~ Mini Coffee Filter Flowers

Create mini coffee filter flowers for kids with simple supplies and a fun technique.  These upcycled crafts for kids are wonderful spring crafts!Everywhere I look there are signs of spring. Little buds on the trees, the first flowers are blooming, and the kids are going crazy outside. While planning out a birthday card, for the kids to …

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How to make naturally green rice crispy treats

Create green rice crispy treats that are perfect for your St Patrick’s day party. Using natural food dye, you can create a chemical-free green dessert. Green Rice Crispy Treats I LOVE rice crispy treats.  There really isn’t an easier dessert to whip up.  I have a slight problem with eating a whole pan of them in …

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5 Questions to ask at the Farmer’s Market

They’re Baaack!! No…not creepy ghosts coming out of the TV…(although I heard a rumor that those are coming back too…).  It’s Farmer’s Markets!!! I LOVE the farmer’s market.  The sounds, the smells, the atmosphere.  It used to be just a fun weekend activity.   When I decided that I would try to buy more local …

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Trimming Your Organic Budget ~ Keep Those Seedlings Alive!

Whether you have been following along or just getting started,  we started some veggies from seed. Keeping seedlings alive has been a learning process. We are sharing all that we have learned! Like we said before we are learning as we go. Between Mama K’s tips and our own trial and error we are sharing …

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Trimming Your Organic Budget ~ Starting From Seeds!

Gardening can be intimidating, but with all of the tips and tricks all over the internet even Rookies can come up with a harvest well worth the time. We are both first time gardeners and we are starting from seeds this year! We have the advantage of having a great gardener for a mom, aka …

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How to master Easter egg decorating using natural dyes

Take the guesswork out of Easter egg decorating using natural dyes with these simple step by step instructions. You’ll get beautifully dyed Easter eggs without all the hassle. Natural Dyes for Eggs I did a quick Pinterest search for Easter egg decorating using natural dyes.  I got a bunch of fantastic looking tutorials that included …

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