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Gail Beaman

Gail Beaman

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Read Later-55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips Tricks- This seriously is the best site ever!!

10 Paint Secrets (PART THREE!): what you never knew about paint (like how to paint a door and NOT the hinges!). This is GREAT!

Homemade Dishwasher Tabs - Make Your Own Dishwasher Tablets or Dish Tabs - Super Simple Recipe

Mother's Day Poem by jazzskie

5 pointed origami star Christmas ornaments - step by step instructions

I wish I had a staircase, just for Christmas decorating! The Conjured Mermaid Botanica

Now that looks like fun! carnevale by NeusaLopez, via Flickr

how to tie a scarf - Google Search

DIY "Infinity" scarf - kind of a "duh" thing, really, But this is a reminder that I don't need to BUY an infinity scarf when I have a perfectly good scarf that can pose as one. :)


landscaping with stone- I like the use of different stones and brick

Another Pinner wrote: Glued pennies to the side of my square foot garden bed to keep slugs away. Slugs and snails won't cross copper.

Fill container with vinegar, sugar and salt to trap wasps... I'll be placing these around the yard this year! ... I have been telling people this trick for years! :D

Tomato Blossom End Rot - How to prevent it - A Frugal Garden tip that isn't included in the article is using Aspirin – Dissolve 3/4 of an uncoated asprin tablet in 1 gallon of water. Spray plants ever 2-3 weeks with the mixture to prevent fungus problems, including powdery mildew and black spot. It’s also been found to help some plants yield more fruit than using commercial fertilizers.

Hypericum (St John's Wort) Great shade plant. - Very tough plant, good for dry clay. Grows into a small shrub

Orange slices in a dish, or strung in a tree, attract butterflies.

2. You can use fire glass instead of wood for your backyard fire pit.

oooh! That is a great idea!

Painted Rock Tic-Tac-Toe makes a fun game for your garden

2 c vinegar, 1T liquid soap, 1Tsalt….will kill anything! DO NOT USE ROUNDUP. Love the genius idea of using a dog ecollar to keep the wanted plants safe too!

Great tutorial on how to make plain terra cotta flower pots looks old and French farmhouse chic by Laurie at Heaven's Walk.