Chicks new digs

After a week in their cozy $4 plastic bin, we thought it might be best to buy a larger temporary home II for the chicks. It’s temporary because Scott really wants to design and build a home from scratch for them….that’s LOVE. If you’ve never ventured into the world of custom chicken coops, be prepared for your mind to be …

zojirushi rice cooker umami micom

Giveaway: Zojirushi Umami Rice Cooker

zojirushi ns-yac10 umami micom rice cooker and warmer, pearl white
Zojirushi makes the very best rice cookers, our entire family (mom, brother and myself) use Zojirushi. The quality is top notch, the rice comes out perfect each and every time and it’s a beautiful, sleek machine.

Their new Umami Micom brand rice cooker cooks the rice for . . .


Giveaway: $500 Gift Card for AJ Madison

The fine folks from the #1 independent online appliance retailer, AJ Madison is giving one of you a $500 gift card to spend on whatever your heart desires! They’ve got large appliances (refrigerators, ovens, diswashers, etc.) and small appliances (microwaves, vacuum cleaners and even faucets). I’m sure you’ll find something to get! ~Jaden***AJ Madison is your . . .


Somewhere…over the rainbow

Somewhere over the rainbowWay up high,There’s a land that I heard ofOnce in a lullaby. Someday I’ll wish upon a starAnd wake up where the clouds are farBehind me.Where troubles melt like lemon dropsAway above the chimney topsThat’s where you’ll find me. “Over the Rainbow” Sung by Judy Garland in the Wizard of Oz, music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg I …


Fun Finds

Animal Chips from Family Fun – Cut tortillas with animal cookie cutters, spray with cooking spray and bake for some healthy, homemade chips! Tank Top Totes from Crafty Nest – Turn a tank top into a tote – another easy DIY if you have a sewing machine. How to Open a Dragon Fruit from Soft and Stiff Peaks – She’s …


Giveaway: Greentea Design Mizuya Cabinet

Greentea Design Cabinet Giveaway
The giveaway includes one Mizuya pantry (A $3750 value!)

From Greentea Design:

Inspired by the traditional kitchen storage chests of Japan, these stunning pantry cabinets are the ultimate in both form and function.

There are several sizes and configurations to fit your style and space. Most commonly used as kitchen pantries, the freestanding cabinets are . . .

How to raise chicks - fire flapper

Peep! Peep!

Think my boys are too young to pick up chicks!? Come meet our 5 little chickadees!

Enfuso Gift Basket

Giveaway: enFuso Gift Basket

 enFuso Gift BasketFrom enFuso:Smoke Infused Extra Virgin Olive California Olive Oil – Robust Early Harvest Smoke Infused Extra Virgin Olive California Olive Oil – Late Harvest From Trader Joes: Aged Balsamic Vinegar of Moderna Arborio Rice Spinach and Chive Linguine Pasta 17 Bean & Barly Mix From Trader Giottos: Parmesan and Romano cheese Traditional Marinara . . .