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Rats in the Cellar & Milk on the Garage Floor

Rats in the Cellar and Milk on the Garage Floor

Yesterday I cried over spilled milk.  2 glass jugs of it, to be exact, all...
Plan a Date Night with your Kids

Plan a Date Night with your Kids

Recently, Mr. Native Texan and I decided to schedule a once-a-month Date Night with our...
Salad Spinner

Are You Missing Out?

My boys drew these pictures to include in our Operation Christmas...
Best Wall Mounted Drying Rack Ever

Laundry Room Makeover, Part 3: The System {The Drying Rack}

I spend a lot of time in the laundry room.  It's like my home-within-a-home.  And...
Favorite Children's Books Roundup

Favorite Children’s Books Roundup {Gift-Giving Alert}

Christmas is just around the corner (yikes!) and what better gift for the young friends...
DIY Chest Rub with Essential Oils

DIY Chest Rub {with essential oils}

  It's that time of year!  I hope you won't have the opportunity to put...
How to Give Your House that Holiday Smell

How to Give Your House that ‘Holiday’ Smell–the Easy, Non-Toxic Way

The holiday season is fast approaching.  Many folks love to fill their homes with "holiday...
Favorite Fall Recipes

Favorite Fall Recipes {gluten-free}

Slow Cooker Season I use my crock pot pretty heavily all year long, but fall...
November book display

November Nature Study {with book recommendations and free printables}

  It's here!  The Handbook of Nature Study Newsletter for November came out today!  It's packed...
Harvest sign

Running Behind: Happy {Belated} Fall!

Find out how I created the "HOME" sign in the background:...
Decorated Pumpkins

Tips for A Real Food Halloween

As I've pondered how to address today's Big Candy Fest, I've come across a few...
pear crisp

Pear Crisp

  Recently, we enjoyed a morning of pear-picking with some of our favorite friends.  The...
book shelf in progress

How to Cover the Back of a Bookshelf

I love this bookshelf, for many of my typical Decorate with Junk reasons: it's real...
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Why I’m Sort of Excited {and a fantastic nature study resource}

I'm sort of excited, because one of my very favorite nature bloggers has invited me...
Renovations

Renovations Under Way

Just a quick note here to let you know that I'm currently working on redesigning...