Month: October 2011

Peppers, Pecans, and Fall Gardening

The drought in Texas has really done a number on our gardening efforts this year. The littlest pecans above are from the tree in our backyard, and the larger ones are from our neighbor’s tree (which hangs over our backyard). His tree got a big soaking when the hose was left on once. I guess […]

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A Book, A Craft, and How You Can Earn Free Stuff!

I recently got my hands on my very own copy of Joel Henriques’ new book, Made to Play!, and I love it! You may be familiar with Joel through his blog, Made by Joel, where he shares tons of awesome crafts and toys for kids. His designs are both unique and simple, and it’s amazing […]

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Bat Attack

Remember this little guy who visited us last year? Yeah, he must have told his friends about us, because they came in droves this year!  Okay, so not really. And I would definitely be freaking out if there were that many bats in my house (I was a mess with just one!). The kids have […]

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