Tag: outdoors

Quiet Pastimes

It’s Sunday night and I am reflecting on a weekend full of sunshine, warm weather and lots of outdoor activity. We spent many hours both days tackling a very adventurous backyard project that we have been working on for weeks. Exhausted from yesterday’s grueling…

Busy Busy Busy

I had a busy day full of back breaking work. No time to create or write, sorry. My only tip to share is this: Do NOT try to take apart pallets by using a pry bar. If someone said that was the way to…

Worms: the Gardeners BFF

Yup, I said it. I am BFFs with worms. Ask any gardener and they will say the same. Worms are beneficial to the garden because they aerate and fertilize your garden. They break down plant and leaf matter and turn it into worm castings…

Natural DIY Tick Repellent

Last week, my son found a tick on his thigh after an evening walk in the woods the night before. He was bit by a deer tick. Ugh. Ticks make us all nervous these days because of the diseases you can get from them…..specifically…

Enough Winter, Let’s Start Gardening Now!

It’s been winter for quite awhile here in New England and it’s easy to go stir crazy with the cold, gray days. We all need something positive to look forward to – to dream about. This is the time of year to plan the…

Winter Weather?

When you are a family of outdoorsy people, you follow weather reports pretty religiously on the weekends. My family loves winter and all the fun activities that go along with it….downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding, (and ice skating, although I’m not a…

Welcome!

Hey there! I am Heather and I am so glad that you are here! As a busy mama of 3, I never had the time or energy to research ways to live a healthier lifestyle even though I knew we needed to change our…