The Story of Glass Gem Corn

Wow! This corn looks so beautiful! I’d love to try growing some! -Andi The Story of Glass Gem Corn: Beauty, History, and Hope   By Steven Thomas | If you’ve spent any time online lately, you might have noticed a striking photo making Read More …

Natural Playdough

Every winter I find myself trying to find enough indoor activities for the kids to keep us all from going absolutely stir-crazy. Homemade playdough is always at the top of the list: if you’ve never made it, you simply MUST Read More …

Bubble Wrap Window Insulation

Here’s a great tip for insulating your windows to save some energy this winter. I usually have bubble wrap laying around from mailed packages, and other than crafts I really never have a use for it–so this is perfect! The Read More …

Solar Flower

I’ve become very interested in projects that normal, everyday people can do that will harness the free power of the sun. This ‘solar flower’ is intriguing, and it can be built very cheaply, or even for no cost if you Read More …

Pickled Crabapples

A taste of fall: homemade pickled crabapples by Stark Bro’s on 10/04/2012   There are several crabapple trees in our neighborhood that go unharvested. Every year the apples fall to the ground to rot, when they could be utilized in Read More …

Our Sunflower House!

  A Sunflower House is an awesome garden experience to work on with the little ones in your life!   Our dreams of a sunflower house started when I checked out a copy of Roots Shoots Buckets and Boots by Sharon Lovejoy. Read More …