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Cajun Crusted Chicken Recipe

June 1, 2015
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If you are looking for a way to (literally) spice up your chicken, be sure to check out this recipe for Cajun Crusted Chicken. It’s amazing what a few spices can do to transform plain old chicken in to a dish that sizzles! This dish tastes great served on a bed or rice, or even on […]

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How to Build a Square Foot Garden

May 3, 2014
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How to Build a Square Foot Garden This is a guest post written by Kristi. Square Foot Gardening is the answer to that age old question of how to grow a lot of fruits and vegetables in a relatively small space. Using enriched potting soil, 6-8 hours of sunlight, and good watering techniques you can […]

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How to Build a Flower Bed

April 29, 2014
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How to Build a Flower Bed This is a guest post written by Kristi. Flowers are nature’s way of making people smile as they open up their blooms and produce a soft scent. It’s hard to be sad when surrounded by beautiful flowers! Having a flower bed around your house or as a part of […]

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How to Grow an Organic Garden

April 28, 2014
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This is a guest post written by Kristi. Note from Marcy: My husband is the gardener in the family, and this is our first year buying all heirloom seeds. We have two raised/square foot garden beds and make use of our flower beds for our fruit and vegetable gardening. We also collect rainwater in a […]

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Great Plants for a Shade Garden

April 27, 2014
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Great Plants for a Shade Garden When we bought our current home 3 years ago, our backyard landscape was completely new to us. Our entire yard is bordered by a very mature patch of woods, and that means we get a lot of shade. Shade is welcome during the hot days of summer, but we […]

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Chicken Sausage Soup Recipe

February 18, 2014
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Chicken Sausage Soup Recipe Winter has been a bit of a beast this year for much of the country, and I know that I have been making a lot of soup. I love that soup recipes are versatile and often easy to throw together. You can leave a pot of soup simmering on the stove […]

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11 Frugal Heating Tips

February 3, 2014
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Frugal Heating Tips Winter in Ohio can range from boring and somewhat mild to snowy, icy and cold. This year we are experiencing the snowy, icy, COLD – one of the more extreme winters that I have lived through in my 30+ years. Last week I got to witness snow rollers for the first time, […]

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