DIY, mom life

Q-Kids: Unique Bouquet

My kids love to pick dandelions and about any other flower they come across on our nature adventures. The problem is that rarely do the kids pick the flower stems long enough to actually make a real bouquet with. So when I saw this fun craft I knew we had to try it out. Before… Continue reading Q-Kids: Unique Bouquet

DIY, mom life

Q-Kids: Flower Fun

I'm a huge fan of wildflowers. They are good for the bees and for the heart. So when I saw a field full of wildflowers at my father-in-laws I took the opportunity. With kids in tow we explored the field. We found daisies, purple clover ,and yellow flower I didn't know. Here are a few… Continue reading Q-Kids: Flower Fun

DIY, Inspiration, Lifestyle

Friendship Boot Planter DIY

Here is a great idea to celebrate a special friendship in your life. Find a pair of worn out boots and fill with your favorite flowers. One of the boots is for your friend while the other is for you. Friends are the flowers in the garden of life. Beginning with a seed of trust, nurtured… Continue reading Friendship Boot Planter DIY

Lifestyle, Travel

Granny’s Garden: Extra Cash & Passion Collide

When you've spent your life growing and living off the land there is no turning back. Even when the fields are rented out to someone with more energy you still want to grow things. You grow what you want to eat, sell the excess, and use the extra cash to buy another type of Iris. At… Continue reading Granny’s Garden: Extra Cash & Passion Collide


Foraged Salad

My family is very good at knowing what is edible to eat and what is not. It happened to be a beautiful day outside so we went foraging! This is an excellent way to gain new knowledge and acquire a skill! There is no better way to spend a day then with ones family amidst… Continue reading Foraged Salad

DIY, Lifestyle

Turn $10 of Supermarket Flowers Into a Beautiful Bouquet

I was shopping at Kroger and saw some tulips and I HAD to buy them! I love putting fresh flowers up in my home especially in the spring time.  It makes my kitchen and dining room look happy and inviting.  I looked at the rest of the flowers and noticed the ones already arranged were… Continue reading Turn $10 of Supermarket Flowers Into a Beautiful Bouquet

DIY, Lifestyle

Remake Your Bouquet

My hubby got me a gorgeous bouquet of flowers for Valentines Day. An assortment of roses, daisies, freesia, carnations, bells, and ferns. But a week later the roses and bells have wilted making the bouquet look drab. However the rest of the flowers were holding up well. I didn't want to throw out the whole bouquet… Continue reading Remake Your Bouquet