This pressure cooker buffalo chicken soup is a hearty, cheesy dinner solution that takes 15 minutes to prep and cook. Whip up a batch over the weekend and separate out into single serve portions for weekday lunches. Continue Reading →
When your husbands work jeans have seen better days – give them a new use for a season. Stuff the legs of the pants with plastic grocery bags and stick containers into the waistband. Couldn’t get any easier…but it is so stinkin’ cute. Be prepared for plenty of compliments.
Achillea or better known as yarrow is one of the flowers that I grow in my flower garden for cutting purposes. There are over 1000 varieties of this beauty. The plants range from small border type plants to giant, show-stopping backdrops. Continue Reading →
I was hoping to find a winning combination to replace my chocolate topping addiction – looking for something I could make from whole ingredients and that would give my sweet tooth a kick but wouldn’t interfere with my waistline goals too much. Continue Reading →
With fresh herbs growing plentiful in my deck boxes and having a fresh supply of oranges for the Baltimore Orioles, I decided to whip up a batch of rosemary and orange vinegar. The most difficult portion of this recipe is the two week wait time!
Banded Woollybear Caterpillar Print The banded woollybear caterpillar – moth can be found nearly everywhere in Wisconsin. It feeds on low growing plants but is not a pest to garden and farm crops. Continue Reading →
Did you know that a newspaper barrier prevents weeds in your flower garden? It is true! It helps cut down on weeding.
• Use only the black and white printed sections, no sales inserts • Spread out at least 5 pages at a time • Cover the newspaper with mulch
Additional Info: • The newspaper will break down and become part of the soil
• You can easily cut a hole to add additional plants
Why It Works: As a general rule, plants need to grow towards the light. The newspaper will block out the sun. You will already have cut holes for your regular plants and mulched around them. It will not stop weeds completely, but it sure helps!
Eggshells Agitate Ants Eggshells Agitate Ants
Here is a fun fact for you and a reason to save your eggshells. For some reason, eggshells agitate ants enough to relocate ...
Nothing better to warm the insides on a cold and rainy day than to make a kettle of stuffed green pepper soup. The recipe is a fairly easy and requires minimal work; just fry, chop, measure, dump and simmer until perfection. My kind of EASY and QUICK.
Have an old log laying around your yard? They make wonderful planters when you hollow them out and add little knobby pieces of old paving bricks as legs to hold them steady. Cap off the ends with roughly cut and measured wood pieces.
A short 15-second video that shows a picture of the ovenbird warbler and has the audio to hear what the bird sounds like.
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What the Ovenbird Looks Like:
They have olive-brown upperparts and white underparts heavily streaked with black; the flanks have an olive hue. A white ring surrounds the eyes, and a black stripe runs below the cheek. They have a line of orange feathers with olive-green tips running along the top of their head, bordered on each side with blackish-brown. The orange feathers can be erected to form a small crest.
The American Goldfinch is a beautiful songbird that you can easily attract you your backyard. The males have bright yellow coats with a bold black cap and black wings barred with white. The female is less striking with olive-yellow feathers. Continue Reading →
Ants are attracted to sugar and sweetness and since hummingbird feeders are made up of sugar water, they, of course, are going to go straight for the mixture. Here are 6 ways to keep ants out of your hummingbird feeders.