Keep wasps and bees away this summer. Put about 10 cloves in 1/2 a lemon and set out. They do not like the scent. For Outdoor gatherings.
First off, respect and credit to Make Zine and Cogzoid for sparking this idea. I modified their designs and instructions to make the project cheaper and more cost efficient. Summer is upon us and that means it's time to open the pool. However, I don't have a pool heater, or the desire to spend thousands of dollars on one. After surfing the net I found a solution I liked: the so called lily pad passive pool heaters, and made it better! Why Lily Pads? They heat- by attracting and keeping ...
that's me, in the car, complete with pretend microphone and backup singers, if my daughter is with me! oh and dance moves at the lights!
Craft tips - sharpen scissors by cutting sandpaper, vaseline on the end of a glue gun stops glue strings, Create a stencil from large plastic lids...
adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.
Great kitchen decor.. super cute.. would be great in a red or darker color as well!
Adding sage to your campfire or fire pit keeps mosquitoes and bugs away.
great for clearing table quickly and knowing where it is. This is brilliant! I constantly have stuff on the table and don't know where to put it when it's time to eat!
An infinite number of color and texture combinations. The Designed Exterior by Ply Gem helps to show the possibilities with materials that will give your house a custom look.
Home made air fresheners.
Start with your dating and wedding pics that lead up to kid's baby pics and then present day all going up stairway.
You know that wonderful smell when you walk into Williams Sonoma? Here’s how to get it: water, sliced lemon, 3 springs of fresh rosemary and about a teaspoon of vanilla. Simmer on the stove....this smells amazing! I used 2 lemons, 3 sprigs of rosemary and about 2 tablespoons if vanilla. It only took 5 minutes to make the whole house smell fresh!
Pleasant Valley Blue from Benjamin Moore
For back fence...Limelight hydrangeas. They grow up to 8 ft tall, can grow in full sun or shade and can tolerate dry soil. Beautiful!
Paint color -- Benjamin Moore glass slipper. It's a very neutral blue with a lot of gray in it.
Remember for Spring ~ Add 2 tablespoons of Epsom salt to a gallon of water and spray your lawn for a lusher, greener lawn. Epsom salt is loaded with magnesium!
Lay mesh-back tile on cabinet doors! No grout!
Use toilet paper rolls to start your plants. When ready to plant, stick the whole roll in the ground. Roll will decompose
Throw all the travel sized/hotel shampoos/conditioners/washes/toothpastes in for the spare bathroom when you have guests.
from lemon seeds. Lemon leaves smell so good.
A Pinner says: this is the BEST Weed Spray. I made 3 gallons for around $4.00 last year after seeing a pin. Worked better than Round Up & killed the weeds/stray grass on first application. One gallon of APPLE CIDER VINEGAR, 1/2 c table salt, 1 tsp Dawn. Mix and pour into a smaller spray bottle.
I usually wait and buy most of my plants in May because I never know when to start my seeds indoors. This handy little chart lets you know when to start seeds indoors as well as when to plant outdoors.
Make your own potato tower - no digging up potatoes! Yields about 25 lbs/tower. Neat idea.