Grow your own crystals for a fun family activity. This was actually pretty easy, and there are many ways to try it. The two most interesting crystals we grew as a test were from alum powder and epsom salts.
Would you love to have linens decorated with beautiful crocheted lace, but don’t love the $100 price tags? Perhaps you need a special wedding or Christmas present, but you’re on a budget? This crochet pattern is fairly simple to learn and makes an elegant edging for linens. Once you learn the basics, you can easily add different elements […]
With five kids there is always something going on – especially now that my older ones are becoming more involved in sports, Boy Scouts, and community activities. At the same time I’m pursuing more large-scale projects for my problogging, book writing, and speaking/teaching. How do I stay connected? Well for the last month I’ve been […]
If the theme of the year is Embrace the Journey, then we will need tools to get there in one piece. I realized during my BlogCast FM Interview – From Untrained Housewife to Published Author – that not everyone knows HOW to organize a long-term project. So here’s how I organized Backyard Farming on an […]