When the snow is feet deep on the ground and the temperatures are below zero for extended periods of time during our winter months, our feathered friends who have not migrated enjoy the fresh seeds, suet and water we provide. It is a commitment as the birds become accustomed to the readily available food especially […]
Toxins found in the home, what to get rid, use of chemicals, etc.
This quilt is for those of us who are “sewing impaired” but who would still like to make something “homemade” as a special gift. It is ideal for babies as a floor blanket, and the not so young as a knee quilt. Sewing your own gifts is personally satisfying knowing your quilt is totally unique […]
It’s interesting to read articles about all the positive changes we can make to contribute to our world by going green and becoming more energy efficient, saving our environment and reducing our carbon footprint, and hopefully leave a legacy for our grandchildren. Some of what we achieve although it may seem insignificant, if many people, and […]
Spider Spider on the Wall, in the Bed, on the Curtains, in the Shower . . . . … is there really an effective natural spider repellant? Every time we visit family in Australia, spiders, especially those we call tarantulas, which are actually Huntsman spiders (and very large by Canadian terms), seem to find a […]
Here are some ideas to help your children eat right … Educate and Exercise your Kids when it comes to “non” food selections in their diet. (A book review) I recently read “Please Mum Don’t Supersize Me”, by Richard and Joey Marc, (Rockpool Publishing, 2008), which fits right in with my blog philosophy. I highly recommend this book […]