Lilacs are one of the most wonderful parts of spring. And yet, they are also so very fleeting. Make lilac sugar as a way to save them for the entire year. This truly is as simple as laying sugar and lilac blossoms in a jar and letting it sit. It’s not a complicated project and […]
White chocolate lavender cookies are the perfect afternoon tea or after dinner dessert cookies. These are lightly sweet and layered with floral and buttery flavor that is sure to delight. Layers of Lavender The ‘trick’ to these cookies is the layering of lavender flavor throughout. While one could probably just toss some lavender buds into […]
Spring flowers are one of the most glorious parts of the season, if you ask me. Especially after a long, dreary winter their colors and vibrancy just make a person smile. In effort, to embrace them more fully, try bringing them inside with these flower craft ideas. Simple Arrangements I’ve seen all the lovely arrangements […]
There is absolutely no reason why gardening has to be an expensive project saved only for when the wallet is flush with cash. Gardening is a primal and basic activity that can be fun without breaking the bank. Get started this year with these fun, frugal gardening projects sure to inspire and provide abundance.
After a long winter, finding ways to welcome and celebrate spring seems like a wise and fun thing. It’s a great way to clear out the old and bring in the fresh to home and life. Send a Card I am not advocating some kind of mass-marketed, over-commercialized holiday card writing spree. However, marking a […]
It seems that growing food leads to an interest in growing medicinal herbs. Or the use of medicinal herbs leads to a desire to grow one’s own. Either way, growing and using herbs can be a blissfully simple and yet complicated process, thankfully there’s no shortage of herbal books to help us along the way. […]