Sweet Dreams…Naturally

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What’s on your New Year’s Resolution list?  Lose weight, exercise more, eat better and stress less.  But, was getting more sleep on there? I know that it catches up with me, when I try to “burn the candle at both ends”.   Lack of sleep doesn’t just make your tired or unable to function, it affects your… 

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Cookie Cutter Air Fresheners

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Looking for something to do with all those cookie cutters you have laying around? With just two simple ingredients you can make great smelling air fresheners for your car or home. What you need: Equal parts of applesauce and cinnamon Cookie cutters Baking pan Rolling pin, parchment paper (optional) Use equal parts of cinnamon and applesauce to create… 

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Top 4 Posts in 2014

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I enjoyed writing many posts last year, but here’s four of my reader’s favorites.  Hope you’ll enjoy.   Winter Garden Décor  www.gardenchick.com/winter-garden-decor Tea Cup Winter Wonderland  http://gardenchick.com/teacup-winter-wonderland/ Must Haves for a Flea Market Garden  http://gardenchick.com/flea-market-gardens/ Don’t Throw That Away, I Can Use It in the Garden!  http://gardenchick.com/Don’t-throw-that-away-I-can-use-it-in-the-garden!

Organize Your Next Garden Project on a Vision Board

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Gardeners are always waiting for “next spring”,  dreaming of our next garden  or our next garden project.  At any given time I have at LEAST 5-6 ideas in my head for “next years garden”.   Hometalk clip boards, Pinterest boards, sticky notes and piles of magazines hold my thoughts and ideas, but those are not always in front… 

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Pinecone and Herbs Firestarters

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We have LOTS of pine trees in our yard and even more pinecones. I have used a lot of those pinecones in my Christmas decorations but as I pulled into my driveway and saw it covered once again, I tried to think of another use for them. We have a fireplace and keep paper, and… 

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Winter Garden Decor

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I always love the way my house looks at Christmas, the sparkling Christmas tree, red and green spread throughout the house, and new Christmas projects completed outdoors But after the Christmas decorations come down, I’m left with a yard without color, and ready to keep my gardening theme going. Pinecones, berries and birds can be used… 

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Teacup Winter Wonderland

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I admit it. I am a magazine hoarder. I have them stacked in piles, and lined up on the bookshelf. I have great ambitions to tear out the pages of the things I think I will make, plant, or cook. Someday I will. But for now I just keep on buying them. I passed by… 

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Holiday Decorating Using Vintage Metal Trucks

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It’s funny how certain things catch our eye.  Metal toy trucks?  I’m not sure where that came from, since I was the type to play with dolls, and I never had a brother or even male cousins!  But after seeing one in an antique store filled with little Christmas ornaments, I was hooked.  I have… 

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Creative Containers for Succulents

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My car came to a screeching halt when I saw a local antique shop was going out of business, and had 60% off everything. Of course when I got there, a lot of things were gone but I found a couple of treasures. These little reproduction cans of fruit, coffee, and vegetables, were perfect for… 

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Gifts for the Gardener

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Do you have a favorite gardener on your Christmas list? Working in the garden can be hard on your hands.  Standing in gardening boots, rough on the feet, and hours in the sunshine can dry out the lips!  GardenChick products are formulated with the gardener in mind. My products are handmade in small batches to… 

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