Around the House, Featured

DIY Cloth Napkins

It's almost Earth Day...celebrate by ditching the paper napkins and making your own cloth napkins with "fat quarter" quilting fabric! Confession time:  I have a quilting fabric addiction...and I'm not even a quilter! Something about the tiny floral patterns and the myriad of pretty colors is so attractive to me. I'm particularly vulnerable to the… Continue reading DIY Cloth Napkins

Featured, In the Garden

5 Ways to Say, “Get Lost, Aphids!”

I was alarmed to find aphid honeydew (aka aphid secretions) on my spinach last week. These little creepy crawlies send me into fits. Last year, they did a number on my okra, devouring it into oblivion. It seems that an enclosed raised bed like mine is great for keeping big bugs, slugs, and animals out,… Continue reading 5 Ways to Say, “Get Lost, Aphids!”