How to make a fairy garden

Have you been wanting to make a fairy garden for your yard or porch? My daughter and I were looking for something fun to do this weekend. So we decided to make a fairy garden for our porch. We actually ended up with three and I can see us adding to this as the years […]

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DIY Wildflower Seed Bombs

DIY Wildflower Seed Bombs Springtime is finally here! I know it is because of the bad storms we are expecting here today. Down here in Tennessee we always welcome spring with at least 1 tornado warning, ha! Spring is my favorite season for many reasons, one of those reasons being I love being outside in […]

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5 Easy Ways to Save Money on Gardening

Every year I garden. I love to work the soil and plant my vegetables. My children help and it makes me happy that they are seeing us work together to provide food for our family. It’s not easy. Gardening is hard work. But it’s so worth it. I thought I’d show you a few things […]

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5 Ways to help prepare your garden today

It’s February and we were out in shorts yesterday work in the yard. Climate change is real yo. I wore my flip flops and had a blast working in my flower beds yesterday. We began working on our plan for our garden. Here’s what all we did yesterday. These are the 5 ways to help […]

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How to create the perfect gnome town in your yard

This is my friend Linda’s beautiful backyard. Linda is my second mom. I lived at her house growing up playing with my best friend. Her and I have a relationship that’s special. I treasure it. After spending a few hours with her one day I had the inspiration that my readers would love to see […]

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Find that perfect Mother’s Day gift at 1800Flowers #ad

I received compensation from 1800Flowers for my participation through my relationship with the Quality Blue Community. All opinions are my own. It can sometimes be a struggle to determine what mom might want for Mother’s Day. But if you check out 1800Flowers.com you’ll find something beautiful for mom. I chose this graceful gardenia. My mom […]

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Get your garden ready for winter today!

I worked yesterday in my yard for a few hours. I have to get it ready for winter. What do you work on before winter gets here in your garden or yard? Here’s 5 things I do to get my garden ready for winter. 1. Rake pine needles and place them around my trees and […]

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Yummy Pumpkin dinner recipes you must try!

Now that the fall season is upon us it is time to start cooking with pumpkin! I usually do a lot of desserts, but this year I want to incorporate my favorite fall offering into dinner time too! I found 8 yummy recipes that make good use of pumpkin that I can’t wait to try […]

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Quick Chicken Fajitas Recipe

I am always looking for a quick and easy meal to get on the dinner table that is still healthy. Last night I tried the Old El Paso Fajita kit from their Publix Flavor Excursion sale and it was both quick and easy. Check out how I made them! Here’s my ingredients: Chicken breast (I […]

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Low Carb Zucchini Boat Pizza recipe

One night last week I was searching for something to do with the zucchini I had coming in from my garden. It didn’t take me long to come up with something as yummy as this low carb zucchini boat pizza recipe. Check out my ingredients: zucchini spaghetti sauce olive oil garlic powder pepperoni cheese I […]

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Porch decor fun with yard sale finds

So my porch has been bugging me for a while. Please forgive me as I should have taken before pics. But I forgot and didn’t. I did take after pics however! I bought a ladder at a yard sale and used my indoor plants to make it look pretty on my front porch. We live […]

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DIY Outside Jenga fun and games

We went to our best friends for dinner the other night. We had a good old fashioned barbeque. It was so much fun. They have a farm and my kids and myself just love to go there. In addition to good food and homemade ice cream we played cornhole and outside Jenga. I’d never seen […]

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Italian Roasted Vegetables the perfect side dish #LifesBetterWithTheLion @FoodLion

Italian Roasted Vegetables packets are so easy to make and the perfect side dish. Food Lion is my favorite place in my town to get groceries. I prefer it over all the big box stores. So I was shopping at Food Lion and bought all my favorite vegetables. I decided to make roasted Italian Vegetables. […]

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How to get started homesteading where you are now

I think I was born in the wrong century. I feel like as a person I need to be able to take care of myself better and take care of my family. One way you can do that is to start homesteading. I don’t mean go buy 10 acres and build a house and then […]

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