a break, grab a cup of coffee or tea and relax for awhile. You
can laugh at some country humor, find homemaking tips, check on
knew how to do most anything, or so it seemed. She was full
of country wisdom and here are just a few of her homemaking
on Getting Organized
I know it is a lot easier said than done but if you start
slowly, and work on one area at a time - it will get easier
to keep up.
Snakes Out of Your House and Garage
know snakes have a purpose in the world - I just don't want them
in my house!
in the Backyard? Why sure!
chickens is both fun and rewarding. Nothing beats having fresh
eggs and they help keep bugs out of the garden. It is easy to
raise your own if you know what to do. Stop by the "hen house"
for some tips on the care and feeding of chickens.
Wildlife - Feeding Wintering Birds and Wildlife
and crafts for winter activities to help make this season easier
for backyard birds, squirrels, opossums and other wildlife.
the lighter side of living in the country with our country humor.
A nostalgic look back at Weathervanes in America.
Poems and Weather Trivia
Do you live for the nightly weather report? Well, why wait?
My son, the resident "weather man" has gathered together some
weather trivia for all seasons.
About Texas Country!
Texas, is an old cowboy's dream... I hope you enjoy these pictures
of Texas that capture why we love our great state!
cow parade came to Houston!! Cow Parade, a mooving celebration
of cows, cities and artists. Come visit the CowParade herd for
Family Fun in Houston, Texas
Great and educational activities for free! Go with your family
or plan a home school field trip.
home school resources for home education, books and homeschooling.
into my garden! You never know what I might be up to: making a habitat
for the critters, planting some flowers, feeding the chickens or
even reading a gardening book!
not hard to have your own wildlife sanctuary. It takes only a few
steps to attract birds, butterflies and small mammals for your viewing
pleasure. And you get to give back to them what "progress" has taken
away. Learn how to turn your backyard or patio into an oasis for
the wildlife and birds.
and how to attract them
to attract hummers, the flowers they love and feeding them. Hummingbirds
in the garden are such a delight! It is not hard to attract hummingbirds
and well worth the effort!
a Victory Garden - patriotic red, white and blue flowers!
you like to plant a patriotic themed garden but not sure what flowers
to choose for each color of the flag? This guide will help in choosing
red, white and blue flowers.
you like to plant a garden that will be lovely all season but not
sure what flowers to choose from? This guide will help in choosing
flowers for beautiful blooms throughout the growing season.
vine-ripened strawberries are among the garden's supreme treats-
sweet, succulent, and bursting with flavor.
are longing for a garden that takes care of itself and invites birds
and butterflies to stop, Wildflowers are for you!
to Rose Varieties
everyone loves Roses, but are not sure which variety is best
& Herbal Bath Tea
have been working hard, so why not do something nice for yourself?
Have fun with this craft and treat yourself to a natural bath!
(or make for a neat gift) These bath tea recipes for floral
and herbal will leave you soothed and scented.
many different flowers can you find
in a Texas country garden?
Bluebonnets and Buttercups,
Indian Paintbrush and Azaleas,
Four little Mourning Doves all in a row,
Oh, it's all so divine, the things that you will find
In a Texas country garden!