Category Archives: Summer

Rice Cake Bird Feeder

Make a Bird feeder with your children. You will need: Rice cake for each child (or as many as you would like to make) Pipe cleaner butter knife Peanut butter (shortening or lard) bird seed Let children put a pipe … Continue reading

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Healthy Treat: Banana Pudding Freezer Pops

This is a cool, healthy treat for those warm days! BANANA PUDDING FREEZER POPS 1 pkg instant vanilla pudding mix 1 8 oz container whipped topping 2 bananas, peeled, mashed 1 TBSP lemon juice (to prevent browning) 3/4 cup vanilla … Continue reading

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Grilling Pizza

I have always wanted to try my hand at grilling pizza, but just haven’t taken the chance.  When I read an article on Money Saving Mom about Grilling Pizza, I thought I would try and conquer it!  Click here to … Continue reading

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Garden Goodies!

I have good news and bad news from the garden: There has been a death!This little Roma just laid down and died!  These plants have been in the garden for 3 months and 8 of the 12 have only grown … Continue reading

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Peek-A-Boo In The Garden!

I went out, armed with the camera, and noticed something peeking through the dirt on one of my straw bales! Yes, that is a little red potato. Even with all of the trials in the garden this year, I am … Continue reading

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Continued Growth in the Garden

    I want to share my visit in the garden today.  Yesterday was full of rain and the temperature dropped to the high 30’s overnight.  That didn’t seem to deter the growth in the garden. Before I move on, … Continue reading

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Surprises in the Garden!

I am forty-three years old, and every year of my life I have watched seeds turn to plants.  I have a feeling that no matter how old I may live to be, I will experience the same things every year: … Continue reading

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