2016 Garden Update #17

Well, it’s my last update on the garden/backyard for the year, and it’s a big one!! Just this morning we had a dump truck come (yes, the boys were extremely excited!) and drop off 3 cubic yards of topsoil in the driveway to fill in the new raised beds we put in a couple months …

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How to Handle Holiday Birthdays

How to Handle Holiday Birthdays

The best ways to handle a holiday birthday from the wife of a Christmas baby! Tips for how and when to celebrate to keep their birthday special.

7 Tips for Road Trips with Toddlers

7 Tips for Road Trips with Toddlers

Road trips can be fun. And if you are prepared, they can even be easy enough when you have toddlers in tow. We’ve got our method down now.

5 Things Made Easier with Toddlers

5 Things Made Easier with Toddlers

Sure, toddlers can make things more complicated. But I look at the positive side. There are a few things made easier with toddlers around.

2016 Garden Update #16

We have been working a lot in the back yard lately, but haven’t done much actual gardening. We ended up taking apart our cinder block benches and built some new wooden benches. The cinderblock was too heavy it was starting to crack the cement underneath. We gave away most of the blocks, but did use …

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2016 Garden Update #15

We still don’t have much of a garden yet, but we have been working on getting it ready to plant in the spring again. We got more timbers and made a matching garden bed area in the other corner of our backyard so it is more symmetrical now. We left the orange tree where it …

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DIY Herb Garden

DIY Herb Garden

Simple, easy do-it-yourself herb garden made out of cinder blocks and old wooden boards. Very sturdy and easy to customize to fit your space!

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