"Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." ~ Frank Llyod Wright
Flowers Can Be Therapeutic
Besides the myriads of beautiful things that flowers are known for, they are also have a therapeutic effect on us.
Flowers just make you feel good, and you like having flowers around as much as possible. Flowers have the power to lift your spirits. [ read full story ]
How To Give Yourself a Basic At-Home Facial
If you've ever enjoyed the luxury of a spa facial, you know it can remove years from your face. But few of us can afford the $70-80 it costs to indulge in the spa service. To maintain healthy skin between professional treatments, this basic at-home facial can be used as often as once a week on dry, combination, or oily skin.
Winter gardens have a beauty all their own and November is the time to plant hearty cool season flowers, trees and vegetables. [ read full story ]
Five Cheap but Exciting Themes for Children's Rooms Based on Natural Science
When decorating a child's room, using a theme has a number of advantages that can help to make the process easier, as well as an overall more meaningful experience. The first benefit to this method is that it gives your imagination a guideline along which to work. This allows you to be as creative as you want; because the theme itself will ensure that your ideas hold together. If your problem is a lack of ideas, using this method will naturally give you several obvious decorative options. In this way, a theme can both restrain your creativity, as well as give you a springboard for new ideas. [ read full story
Video: Gourmet Gravy
A hallmark of a holiday feast; follow these tips from Chef Michae Cloutier to make your own gourmet gravy. [ Gourmet Gravy ]
Religious Perspectives of Death
Death, both to the living and to the dying, means many different things To some extent the meaning is different from person to person but many times our thoughts are based on our religion...[ read full story ]
Another Mouse Deterrent
by Dottie Graef
I bought one of those plug-in devices at Menards for around $10.00 last year. My garage was full of mice. Since then I have not seen one mouse or any droppings. Works wonders.