Good Start for a New Year

Happy New Year 2018, dear readers! I hope your holidays went well and you received everything on your wish list. The previous year ended well for our family. We are healthy, happy and for the first time I have lived in the High Desert, the weather has been just wonderful. November is usually the start…

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Fall CleanUp

We’ve had a couple of beautiful and warm days here in the High Desert. I am enjoying Thanksgiving break with my wonderful kids. They keep me busy, sane and entertained. They are both avid readers and can’t seem to get enough. My son is about to finish reading all of the thirteen novels of A Series…

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DIY: Ocean Diorama [2]

Below is a beautiful Ocean Diorama we helped our daughter create for her school project. Materials/Tools Needed Paper Clips Plastic Boulder Glue Gun and Glue Sticks Box/container (we used the base of a Plastic Cake Container) Plastic Sea Plants Plastic Ocean Creatures (or cutouts from drawings or Magazines) Spray Paints Step by Steps (for this…

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Backyard Fencing

Good fences make good neighbors. This statement has always been true for us, except this year. Since the beginning of the year, we have been tested so many times and in so many ways by one of our new neighbors. Neighbors who do not respect boundaries are a pain. To save ourselves from aggravation and…

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