Bug Repellent Bars
How to Make Bug Repellent Bars
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/30/2013 | 9 Comments
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Tired of getting chewed up by mosquitoes? Take care of the problem by making your own bug repellent bars. They don’t have any of the nasty chemicals that you’ll find in store-bought repellents,…

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Garden Arbor
Garden Arbor Turned Garden Tunnel
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/29/2013 | 1 Comment
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Over the weekend we turned our overgrown grape arbor into a very cool garden tunnel.

The apricot bushes and apple trees that we have planted on either side of the arbor had completely taken over the path,…

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Mulberries
Foraging Find: Mulberries
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/28/2013 | No Comments
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I’ve spent a lot of time exploring my city by foot, but I still make new discoveries all the time. Today, it was a mulberry tree just outside of my neighborhood. I’ve probably walked past this tree hundreds of times without even noticing it,…

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Baby Chick - Four Weeks Old
Baby Chicks: 4 Weeks Old
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/24/2013 | No Comments
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It’s amazing to see how much our chicks have grown over the past month. They definitely don’t look like this any more:

Over the past week, all of their energy seems to have gone into bulking up ……

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Dumpster Diving Haul
It Pays to Live in a College Town
By Erin Huffstetler | 05/21/2013 | No Comments
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The kids just finished another school year over at the local college; and as usual, they left tons of great stuff behind. We found all of the following sitting next to the dumpsters:

A Herman Miller desk chair (with a retail of around $575!)
A Dirt Devil Reaction Dual Cyclonic vacuum that looks like it was only used once or twice (with a retail of $154.99)
A brand-new Dirt Devil stick vac
(3) sets of plastic storage drawers (these will be great for organizing craft supplies,…

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