There’s not much that’s better in my opinion than a fresh garden picked cucumber. I love the fresh taste and how juicy they are. The kids and I love cucumber salad with vinegar and we eat it daily all summer long when our cucumbers are producing. Grow cucumbers vertically for better production.
There is nothing better than being able to use leftover food to make a new meal in just a few minutes. I love leftovers. A quick and easy dinner that you don’t have to cook from start to finish is a welcome treat on a busy weeknight. Check out these fun makeovers for leftovers.
Raise your hand if you thought loofahs grew in the ocean? Me! Until someone gave me a seed, I didn’t realize that loofahs grow in the garden. You can actually grow your own luffas right in your backyard. What is a loofah anyway?
Learn how to grow kale in your vegetable garden. It’s super nutritious, grows well in many climates, and it’s tasty too. We love growing kale in our preschool garden.
Once I learned to make it, I use my Sore Away Pain Relieving Cream all the time! All you have to do is rub it on and in a few minutes, your sore muscles or aching back feels so much better. Learn how to make homemade pain relieving cream yourself and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.
Summertime brings on the bug bites like crazy. I hate mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, chiggers and other biting insects. Make your own natural mosquito repellent and anti-itch sticks that work wonderfully to take the itch out fast when you do get a bite. Win the battle against mosquitoes without feeling like you are covering your family with harmful chemicals. » Read more
Kids love making things for their dads for Father’s Day. It seems like it’s a lot easier to think of gifts for mom than gifts for dads. Here is a great list of awesome Father’s Day gifts preschoolers can make themselves.
There are so many things kids can do that don’t cost a ton of money. I’m super cheap so I love good cheap summer activities. I love a bunch of happy, engaged children. Check out these summer activities for kids.
I LOVE a good deal and saving money! Here are a few things you can do to fill your summer time with your daycare kids, kids of your own, or whoever might be needing entertaining.
Do you want to garden with your kids but don’t know where to start? Everchange Productions has produced an amazing children’s garden video for us showing the basics of how to get started with a children’s garden. You don’t have to have a green thumb to grow your own food.