Easy Healthy Snack

February 22, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Easy Healthy Snack (via Made From Pinterest) We have a new guest contributor, Shannan Warr from Clad and Cloth!  Although Shannon’s first post is the […]

Using Texture in the Garden

February 22, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Garden a little boring? Have no idea why? Chances are that it needs a design shake up. The basic principles of design should come into play when designing your garden,  and using texture in the garden is one of the quickest ways to add interest and…

DIY Potting Benches

February 21, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

If you garden at all, you need a potting bench! Why? Yes, you could transplant those seedlings on the back patio, and you could re-pot all your houseplants on a newspaper covered dining table. But once you’ve discovered the convenience of having a…

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I love my Zubie!

February 20, 2014 Chris 0

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zubie for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Zubie is the ultimate road trip […]

Cheesy Bacon Wrapped Jalapenos Recipe

February 20, 2014 Chris 3

Woohoo! How excited are you for Footballs Big Game coming up next week? The Pacific Northwest is pretty darned fired up for the game. Go Seattle!!! To help everyone celebrate with yummy goodness we are going to be sharing our favorite appetizer recipes…

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The 10 Easiest Vegetables To Grow At Home

February 20, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

Tina McCarthy over at EcoSalon has a great list of easy-to-grow vegetables for anyone without a green thumb: Tomato Originating in South America, this plump red herbaceous perennial is rich in nutrients like niacin, potassium and phosphorous, antioxidants…

Strawberry Vanilla Coconut Ice Cream

February 18, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan. Today: A vegan ice cream so creamy and rich, it’ll bring a smile to the face of even the most die-hard ice cream enthusiast…

Vegetable Gardening For Dummies

February 18, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Gracie Love |Stones Detroit The Five S’s of Vegetable Gardening Success You can break down the essential elements of a successful vegetable garden into five words, all starting with the letter S. Here’s a foolproof formula: •Selection: Grow what…

DIY Garden Paths

February 17, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

We all love a garden path… whether winding or straight…neat as a pin, or overgrown with plants, garden paths lead our eye through a garden, and add charm and focus as well. Every garden needs a good pathway. If you are not in need of an actual walkway…

Experiencing the Beauty and Excitement of Lake Tahoe

February 16, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Lake Tahoe glows a deep, dark blue in the sun, dramatically framed by mountains and forest. Because the lake undergoes a natural process called deep mixing, plant matter that drops to the bottom decays properly in an oxygen rich environment, preventing…

Top 5 Secrets of Making Compost

February 15, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

A compost pile is an essential part of your garden.   Compost serves as a conditioner and fertilizer to your soil.   It feeds on the “good” microorganisms in the soil that help your plants stay healthy and full of nutrients. In addition to this…