Road Trip to Bellaire, MI

Every few years or so, Bob and I like to take a little trip for our anniversary.  It had been 7 years since our last trip (a lot has happened in those years), so we decided it was time for…

Crochet Tips for Beginners

Are you new to crocheting and need a couple of tips, or have always wanted to try it but didn’t quite know how to start?  While there are too many online tutorials to count, I thought it would be a…

I’m Baaaaack!

I am happy to be back at one of my favorite hobbies — YouTube videos/blogging!  The past year has been extremely busy with crazy work schedules, then I went back to school and changed careers.  I now have a new…

Cutworms — How to Keep Them OFF Your Plants

If you’ve gardened for any length of time, you’ve probably come across many little creatures — some welcome and others unwelcome.  The unwelcome guest we deal with in our garden in the spring is the cutworm.  It’s a larva for…

Elderberry Propagation

Ever wonder how you can get more elderberry bushes, or share some of yours with someone?  It may be easier than you think!  Follow these simple steps to increase your stock by using clippings from an existing bush. Find new…

To Bee or Not to Bee?? Spring Update 2016

There’s something about taking a big loss that makes you step back and think about what you’re really doing with your life.  We had a rough fall when we lost our honey bees and chickens, and there wasn’t much that…