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10 Best Vegetables for Shady Gardens

10 Best Vegetables for Shady Gardens

Having a backyard garden is so much fun and is so rewarding! But sometimes if you live in a place that has lots of trees (like I do!) getting veggies to grow well can be rather frustrating! Many of the common fruiting plants we think 

The Three Most Important Things for a Successful Backyard (or Patio!) Vegetable Garden

The Three Most Important Things for a Successful Backyard (or Patio!) Vegetable Garden

There’s nothing better than a homegrown tomato, still warm from the sun, chopped up with a crispy cucumber bursting with flavor, on top of multicolored salad greens grown right in your very own backyard! Or maybe a handful of fresh herbs for your roasted chicken, 

10 Great Gifts to Sew for Father’s Day That He Will Actually Use

10 Great Gifts to Sew for Father’s Day That He Will Actually Use

With Father’s Day coming up next month, now is the time to get started on a project for that special guy! Here’s a roundup of ten fun to sew projects for Dad that he will actually use! 🙂 1.  The Leather Wallet from Oh Sweet 

How to Grow More Cucumbers and Squash

How to Grow More Cucumbers and Squash

Nothing says summer like fresh cucumbers and squash from the garden!!!  And I love growing them because they are relatively easy to grow and they produce great yields, which is great if you are gardening in a small space! I hope to soon add posts 

The Quarantine Quilt – Week 2

The Quarantine Quilt – Week 2

Welcome back to Week 2 of our Quarantine Quilt Project! (If you missed week 1 and are just joining us, be sure to read the Intro post here, and complete Week 1 first!) This week we are going to get a little more practice on 

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chocolate Chip Cookies

Copycat Chick-Fil-A Chocolate Chip Cookies

After a long day, nothing is better than a chewy, chocolate-y cookie!  I love the cookies from Chick-Fil-A – when we make a trip there, I figure, hey the kids get an ice cream cone, I’m going to get a treat too!  But I have 

The Quarantine Quilt – Week One

The Quarantine Quilt – Week One

Hi everyone!  Welcome to Week One of our Quarantine Quilt Quilt-A-Long! (I don’t think I’ve ever used so many Q’s in a sentence before.)  I am “sew” excited to get started on this project! Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links.  I may receive a 

How to Make a Petticoat in Less Than an Hour From a Tablecloth

How to Make a Petticoat in Less Than an Hour From a Tablecloth

So I know, it’s kind of a random thing to make a petticoat out of, but a round tablecloth that is finished on the edges (and bonus if it has ruffles on the edge like mine did!) is a perfect thing to use, and can 

The Quarantine Quilt Project

The Quarantine Quilt Project

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make a quilt?  Now is the perfect time! 🙂  And if you have never quilted before, no worries!  The “Quarantine Quilt” Project is perfect for beginners!  Over the next eight weeks we will complete a throw size 

Three Tips For Buying Your First Sewing Machine

Three Tips For Buying Your First Sewing Machine

A new sewing machine is still a “fabulous gift” 🙂  but when you are in the market for one, sometimes all the options out there can be overwhelming, and especially when you are looking for your first one, you may not really know where to