Buddleia, also known as, ‘butterfly bush’, is one of the most beautiful and easiest flowers to care for. The blooms may be purple, white, pink, or red and appear in late summer. The leaves are gray-green and range from 4-10” long and are 1-3” wide. Even though butterfly bushes are an easy plant to…Read More Planting and Care for Buddleia (Butterfly Bush)
Shoppers have enjoyed the convenience of buying in bulk for a number of years. My own bulk buying experiences have been hit and miss at best, but I recently discovered just how convenient buying in bulk can be. There are a number of advantages to buying in bulk: some items are available only in bulk…Read More Buying in Bulk
The results are in! Homemade cleaners equal and even outperform commercial household cleaning products! My daughter Amanda and I spent the good part of 2 weeks, including her Christmas vacation, working on a science project for school to find out which household cleaners work best. We did three tests: one with window cleaners, one with…Read More Do Commercial & Homemade Cleaning Products Clean Equally?
I recently paid a quarter for one of the most inspirational homemaking books I’ve yet to come across. Published in 1952 and written by Carolyn Coggins, it is called Successful Entertaining at Home. At first glance I thought this book was just a manual for teaching you how to host a successful dinner party, but…Read More Homemaking 101: Practice Makes Perfect