Gardening · Lawn & Garden · Upcycled · Urban Homesteading

Upcycled Pallet Garden Dirt Leveling Drag

Your most important tool in your garden is dirt, but your favorite tool will be this upcycled pallet turned into a garden dirt leveling drag.  While leveling your garden is quite a chore, this drag makes it much less painful than it needs to be.  I’m not promising that it is fun or easy, but… Continue reading Upcycled Pallet Garden Dirt Leveling Drag

Crock Pot/ Slow Cooker · Quick & Easy

Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup- MONDAYS ARE A CROCK

You are only five ingredients away from the easiest ever Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup.  There’s nothing to chop, nothing to measure- just dump it into the crock pot and go. If you can open 5 cans, you can make this recipe. Promise! I always keep the ingredients for this recipe on hand.  It is… Continue reading Crock Pot Chicken Tortilla Soup- MONDAYS ARE A CROCK

Single Mom Topics

How To Survive Christmas Alone As A Single Mom

The most magical morning of the year can be the hardest for those of you learning how to survive Christmas alone as a single mom.  Perhaps, like me, your custody agreement lets you spend Christmas morning with your children every other year.  When you wake Christmas morning and your children aren’t there, it’s a difficult… Continue reading How To Survive Christmas Alone As A Single Mom

Crock Pot/ Slow Cooker · Quick & Easy

Easiest Crock Pot Rotisserie Chicken

Why keep buying those deli rotisserie chickens, when a few minutes is all it takes to prep a chicken for the slow cooker… rotisserie style? This is the easiest crock pot rotisserie chicken you can make ahead of time for a busy night and the easiest way to ensure a juicy chicken dinner while eliminating… Continue reading Easiest Crock Pot Rotisserie Chicken

Gardening · Lawn & Garden · Urban Homesteading

Backyard Organic Vegetable Gardening- 3 Weeks In

After years of wishing and mental planning, we finally have our organic vegetable garden in! (YAY!) Let me first start off by saying that timing is everything.  A few years ago, I was able to purchase retaining wall bricks at a steal of a price but, that year, the garden didn’t get planted.  The next… Continue reading Backyard Organic Vegetable Gardening- 3 Weeks In

Fun Stuff · Gardening · Lawn & Garden · Urban Homesteading

IHOP Themed Rabbit Hutch

Since we are still working on my bathroom remodel, I asked a handy neighbor to build Georgia a new rabbit hutch.  He asked for a few details, briefly discussed design and easy cleaning and, since it is public knowledge that IHOP is one of my favorite restaurants (and I have a wacky sense of humor),… Continue reading IHOP Themed Rabbit Hutch