The war on gnats.. (Won the battle, not the war)

So our kitchen is full of gnats..  Our fresh fruit has become a gang hangout for these little monsters, and there isn't enough room in the fridge to hide the fruit away.  So I had to get creative.. I looked online for any type of way to trap the gnats and get rid of them, … Continue reading The war on gnats.. (Won the battle, not the war)

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50 Reasons to ‘Fall’ in love with Fall..

It's finally Fall time!  Here are 50 reasons to fall in love with Fall!  (Because now it's an appropriate time to actually like this stuff!)     1. Pumpkin EVERYTHING! 2. You get to rake leaves!  And then jump in them! (You're NEVER too old for that!) 3. Corn mazes are the funnest thing to … Continue reading 50 Reasons to ‘Fall’ in love with Fall..

The ‘worm’ in the library..

I was sitting right outside the library in this cozy little hallway that had comfy benches and tables.  My laptop was out and I wasn't paying much attention as people walked in and out of the building (I was too busy doing homework on my computer). I heard a woman walk out of the library … Continue reading The ‘worm’ in the library..

8 Diffuser Essential Oil Mix’s To Get Your House Smelling Like Fall

Want to get in the Fall mood?  Have a lot of essential oils (or a few)?  Want to make your house smell like Fall?  Here are 10 essential oil mix's to use in a diffuser to make your house smell AMAZING this Fall!   'TRICK OR TREAT' 3 Drops of Orange 2 Drops of Frankincense … Continue reading 8 Diffuser Essential Oil Mix’s To Get Your House Smelling Like Fall

Garden Update

The sunflowers in the cut flower garden are looking GREAT!  So great in fact that I actually made two bouquets out of them and took them up to my college!  I gave one of them to my student adviser (for all of the hard work she's done for my brother and I), and then I … Continue reading Garden Update

New four legged addition to the family.

As I was walking to my swing last week, thinking of swinging in the rain (there was only a light sprinkle), I heard something that sounded odd..  A little 'meow', faint at first, but louder as I got closer to the pile of wood we had stacked by the barn. I wasn't sure what it … Continue reading New four legged addition to the family.

And the painting continues..

I've been painting up a storm here on the homestead as I attempt to make this place 'practically perfect in every way'.  To add a POP of color, I decided that the old rusting bed frame that my grandmother had placed in one of the gardens, could use a touch of bright yellow!   Another … Continue reading And the painting continues..