If you have a yard, chances are you have a privacy fence. While they are functional and in most cases, quite necessary, they can be… boring! And if they have fallen into disrepair, they may even be ugly. Replacing a fence can be costly. So whether you have a new and boring fence or you have an older fence that has seen better days, here are some fast and inexpensive ways to beautify your privacy fence.
Whether you paint or stain the whole fence the same color or you paint every slat a different color, changing the hue of your fence can make a big difference.
A more modern take is [...]
My mom made the best drink during the holidays. I called it “hot drink” growing up but since that doesn’t sound very snazzy I decided to go with a more descriptive name. For me this hot drink is to winter what cider is to fall. I can’t imagine not making it when the weather outside starts getting frightful. To me, there is nothing more relaxing in the winter than an evening at home by the fire with the ones I love and a cup of hot citrus punch. This drink is very simple to make and can simmer on the stove all afternoon making your kitchen smell amazing. You can even prepare it in a slow cooker.Hot Citrus Punch
Ingredients:2 cups sugar (can be [...]
Gardening for me is like cheap therapy! There is something about getting my hands in the dirt that makes me feel one with nature and it soothes my soul. Not only do I enjoy the process of gardening, but come harvest time, my family gets to eat the best tasting (and organic!) produce around. If you have never gardened before it can seem daunting. Here are some basic tips to get you started! These are pictures from my garden. I usually plant 25-30 different fruits and veggies in my 20 foot by 85 foot garden. I have heard the phrases “green thumb” and “black thumbs used before. But really people are not necessarily born with the gift to garden. What separates a [...]