Category Archives: Practical Living

Building a Raised Bed Garden

Last year we grew some tomatoes and peppers in our butterfly garden. The plants produced will into December. Even though we like to travel quite a bit (meaning we’re not always here to harvest), I’ve been wanting a raised bed … Continue reading

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DIY Sea Salt Spray

Years ago I set up a page on this site called Cleaning, under the All Natural heading. It contains many DIY (do it yourself) recipes for various cleaning supplies for the home. Some I still use, such as vinegar and water on … Continue reading

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Sunny-side Herb Garden

In my gardening adventures, I apparently have an incredible talent for growing weeds.  I can’t grow grass (last year I blamed the drought, this year it looks like I’ll be blaming the weeds), but I can grow a great variety … Continue reading

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Spring is in the Air

While our winter has not really been all that winterish, I’m excited to know that we are rapidly approaching the average date for the last frost.  The periods of rain, followed by sunshine, has been inspiring, enticing me out-of-doors, calling … Continue reading

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Practical Living Step Three

It is a bit of a challenge to train the family members to recycle. I continually pull out cans, plastic and boxes from the kitchen garbage and put them in the recycle bin. As we recycle, I start thinking about … Continue reading

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