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May 21, 2014
I’m always looking for ways to upcycle and re-purposed worn out items in the garden. In my latest craft for HGTV Gardens, I turned a leaking garden hose into a harvest basket for the vegetable garden. Of course, it has many more uses including toting around garden tools, holding weeds and it even works as…

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July 31, 2013
  This week I am sharing a lovely gardening apron that I wrote about for HGTV Gardens.  The apron was a simple easy project.  By designing it myself, I was able to make a place for everything-including using a pocket for my cell phone.  This helps me keep track of my tools that I am constantly…

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July 24, 2013
Fresh dry herbs ready for bundling We have been harvesting and drying herbs here. One of my favorite things that we enjoy making are these natural mosquito repellent bundles aka Bug Bombs. The kids named them. Sage, mint and lavender all naturally repel mosquitoes. We like to gather up these herbs and tie them together.…

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June 26, 2013
This week, I made some simple outdoor lanterns for the Fourth of July holiday this week over HGTV Gardens. Click here for the instructions. The kids helped with this project and we had a blast.  They even want to take these lanterns when we go watch the fireworks this year.  I thought that was a…

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June 19, 2013
This week I am sharing with you how to make a one of a kind flag for your garden.This is an easy project that you can do in an hour or two and makes great use of fabric scraps or remnants. I could not decide between the visual concept that I had for two flags…

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June 12, 2013
It’s hard to believe that Father’s Day is next weekend.  My husband is one of those people that it is impossible to shop for and the kids and I always rack our brains to find something that is perfect for him each year.  In our household, we always love to give at least one homemade…

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June 5, 2013
It is no secret that one of my gardening loves is to garden in miniature.  I am over the moon that I was able to share with folks how to plant their very own miniature fairy garden over on HGTV Gardens. There I have shared over 30 photos of the garden.  Here’s a preview. Read…

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Sharing an inspired life from the New England seaside. Chickens, Bees, Gardens, Art and Yummy Goodness.