We have been looking for ways to add a little color and charm to our gardening. I hate being limited to a traditional garden space so we incorporate a variety of vertical techniques to spice it up. However, my husband recently ran across the idea of using old tires for potters online and we thought we would give it a try. Let me tell you ... they are beautiful and were a very fun craft to do with the kids. Old tires are incredibly easy to come by since they are a huge source of landfill ... Continue Reading
Using old tires will keep them out of the landfill and it also helps boost growth in your garden.
Green up your vehicles with these simple to follow driving tips.
We have all seen the latest hybrids and electric vehicles to hit the road. These green vehicles can help lower your carbon footprint, but they can be pricey. What if you can’t afford a hybrid or electric vehicle, but want to be a little greener on the road? Green up your current vehicle with these simple to follow driving tips. Don’t be a Jerk Jerky and aggressive driving can really do a number on your MPGs. So drive conservatively. Avoid sudden starts and stops. Try to maintain as ... Continue Reading
Ease the stress of planning and taking your next vacation.
As my sister and I prepare for taking a cruise vacation next year, I've discovered several ways to make traveling and vacations a little bit easier. Here are some ways to ease the stress of planning your next vacation. First of all, Plan In Advance I probably go a little overboard on this, but I am a planner. Whether it's the lodging, necessary funds, or even what outfits I need, I like to plan it all out well ahead of time. When our family travels, I have the hotel(s) reserved at least a ... Continue Reading