Edible Landscaping Part 2: Landscaping the Frugal Way

If you missed last week’s post on Edible Landscaping for Beginners, make sure you go back and read it. It’s very informative! Thanks again, Marci, for sharing your knowledge with us! I’m in the middle of a 4 year plan to put in edible landscaping around my house after the yard was torn up for … Read moreEdible Landscaping Part 2: Landscaping the Frugal Way

Edible Landscaping Plan for Beginners: Part One

Why plant just any plant in your landscaping when you can plant something edible and accomplish the same goal, whether it be shade, privacy, color, focus, erosion control, or design. There is an edible plant that will fit every situation! The trick is in learning which plants will work for you, and in your area. … Read moreEdible Landscaping Plan for Beginners: Part One

Non-Toxic Homemade Oven Cleaner Recipe: Baking Soda and Water

I cannot stress how much I hate cleaning the oven. But I cleaned my oven anyway. I’ll confess, I’m not the best at keeping on top of that unpleasant task. And of course, living in a rental, we have a basic oven. Not self cleaning. Bummer. Still, I needed to clean the oven before we … Read moreNon-Toxic Homemade Oven Cleaner Recipe: Baking Soda and Water

The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008: What Does it Mean for You?

The Housing and Economic Recovery Act provides assistance to those facing foreclosure. Last week President Bush signed into law The Housing and Economic Recovery Act. Most people know that the act is designed to help Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as well as help homeowners who are facing foreclosure. But the new law reaches much … Read moreThe Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008: What Does it Mean for You?