As promised, here is the garden idea recycling plastic bottles.  This project is #1 on my list for this spring and I can’t wait to do it!  Here is the list of what you need: 2 or 3 same-size plastic soda bottles Waterproof permanent adhesive Gloss spray paint for plastics Small scrap of Styrofoam block

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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Garden Art Ideas

Last week I posted two of my favorite projects from Pinterest that I plan on doing this spring, and thought it would be fun to add a few more this week. Enjoy and I hope these posts get your creative juices going! I love commemorating memories in a crafty way, and I found a perfect

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A Cure for Winter Blahs!

If you are like me, this time of the year I start getting the winter blahs and start thinking of spring and my flower gardens. The other day I spent some time on Pinterest looking for “garden art.” I found some really easy, fun ideas I wanted to share! The first one that caught my

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Great bargains on trees, fish, rain barrels, native plants, more

Looking for a great deal on trees, plants, even bluebird houses for your yard?  Or maybe you are getting into recycling all that rain water by utilizing a rain barrel!  Check out the information below from the Paxton Record: The Ford County Soil & Water Conservation District is selling rain barrels, fish, trees, native plants,

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Isn’t our milder weather nice?  We hope everyone is enjoying it.  If you’re like us though, the warmer temperatures and sunshine make us want to get out and go!!  While the weather still isn’t quite suitable for us to get the RV out, we have still made some great local trips.  While researching some places

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