Friday, April 3, 2015

Lilacs blooming

I was working on the side of the house when I heard a lady thank Steve for planting the lilacs in the front yard. She said they reminded her of childhood in mid west. 

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Making My Plants in Pots More Independent

Since we seem to be traveling back and forth on a regular basis between the Oregon Cottage and the Casita on South Cortez I'm searching for a way to either walk away from the garden or make life more easier for the person taking care of it.
Using a plastic milk bottle to water a pot

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Simple Knitting - How to Cast On.

This WikiHow article ranks #1 for me this morning on "how to cast on" when knitting.

Aroma Tools

A site I want to keep track of....sent to me by my daughter-in-law.

Aroma Tools -- a website to order accessories for using essential oils.

Books, diffusers, etc.

Friday, February 20, 2015

Ruelle's Restoration

Located in Tyler, Texas, Ruelle's Restoration offers a non-toxic beeswax conditioner for antique wood.  I'm loving using American Paint Company's vintage antiquing wax on my small batch pottery Ash Creek Nativity scenes.  Always checking out natural products...right now I'm intrigued by the idea of using the clay creches as diffusers for essential oils...wondering if combining the oils