• "DIY",  "hobbies"

    Organize It

    Well over a year ago, I was reading a post by Grace on Camp Patton, (which is sadly no longer in the blog world) and while giving a bathroom tour she mentioned how her husband mocked her for buying her spiffy necklace organizer because he could have made it for cheap. He was right!  When I saw it, I knew I could replicate it in 30 minutes.  BUT I didn’t get around to going through with the idea until I sat on my bed one day, untangling my necklaces for the 100th time.  Enough being enough, I sent Scout and Rori into the woods to find me the perfect stick. …

  • "DIY",  "Gardening"

    DIY Seed Starter

    Last year I posted my toilet paper diy seed starter and although it works, I have found that the paper method works much better.  I either use paper bags like I did here or like the one I’m showing you today.  I don’t suggest using this particular method if you’re starting forty different seeds inside because it can be time consuming, but if you are planting just a few flowers or herbs, then this method will work great.    And just to show you that it does work, I included a picture above that shows my little bean has sprouted. 🙂 What you need: leftover newspaper twine scissors small glass jar…