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DIY Furniture Plans // How to Build a Sauder Shelf Table

DIY Furniture Plans / How to Build a Sauder Shelf Table

I'm back in the saddle my friends, and I have missed you guys and making our sawdust dreams come true. I have been busy with life of course but I have taken on a really fun side project and I can't wait to tell you all about it! I think you will love it!

Today's build is a simple yet statement making piece that is perfect for an end table or nightstand and would be fabulous as an accent table anywhere you need some display and storage... Read More

Rose Pruning Class

Rose Pruning Class

Learn everything you always wanted to know about pruning roses. The classes will be held on two Saturdays both at 9:00 a.m. Jan. 23: Repeat Blooming Roses. Jan. 30: Once-Blooming Old Garden Roses. Come to one class or both. All classes include hands-on pruning of the roses.

Homegating is the New Tailgating // Tropic of Mule + Other Easy Gluten Free Football Watching Foods

Homegating is the New Tailgating / Tropic of Mule + Other Easy Gluten Free Football Watching Foods

The overabundance of merry making this time of year truly begins to saturate my every waking minute... yours too? I think a nice little reprieve for a day, to remind us of what life was like before the Holiday season began, is best filled with a return to America's favorite pastime and a bit of tried and true home-gating. After all homegating is the new tailgating, because when you can't get to the game... bring the game to your home and enjoy watching from the comfort of your couch! Maybe that gives you the perfect excuse for staying in pajamas all day and making merry in an altogether different sort of way! With some easy gluten free football watching food and the tastiest cocktail this side of the Mississippi, you can't lose - and maybe your team won't either! ... Read More

GIFTED // Gift Guide for the Homebody

GIFTED / Gift Guide for the Homebody

If you find yourself here now and especially if you visit this little space of mine frequently (thank you - I heart you!), you are very likely a homebody to some extent. Since like seems to attract like, there is a pretty good chance that you hang with other homebodies. If you need a bit of inspo for what to give these awesome folks, I have rounded up a few of my faves from around the interwebs. Each of these items will definitely help elevate their quality of life, inside said homes, where they happen to park their bodies... ... Read More

DIY // Headless Horseman Costume

DIY / Headless Horseman Costume

There is nothing I love more than a project that takes me so far out of my comfort zone that I literally stress for weeks, brainstorming and then scrapping most of my ideas. Probably sounds weird, but that process is often crucial for me to arrive at the magical spot that lives smack in the middle between awesome and simple. When my monthly challenge as a Michaels Maker rolled through with the ask being for us to create a costume, I seriously panicked because as many of you know - I don't do clothing... I can buy clothing with the best of them, but make or even embellish clothing - not my strong suit.

But I think I found that sweet spot because this costume is super easy to create and is equal parts spooky and adorable. It has the feel of the costumes from long ago without the complicated construction of those intricate paper maché masks. Yahoo for that... Read More

Worm Composting

Worm Composting
Worm Composting
09-30-2015 - 09-30-2015
UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
http://ucanr.edu/sacmg
Admission: Free
 
(916) 875-6913
 
 
Start Time(s): Wed 6pm-7:30pm
At the UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County class on worm composting (or vermiculture) you will learn about the value of worm compost, setting up a worm bin, what to feed your worms, and harvesting techniques
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Plant Clinic (The Secret Garden)

Plant Clinic (The Secret Garden)
Plant Clinic (The Secret Garden)
09-19-2015 - 09-19-2015
UCCE Master Gardeners of Sacramento County
http://ucanr.edu/sacmg
Admission: Free
 
(916) 875-6913
 
Start Time(s): Sat 9am-Noon
Do you have questions about your plants? Are these bugs good or bad? What is the reasons do your plant looks different this year?  How can you garden with limited water? Bring samples of your problem plants or insects to have a UC Master Gardener help you answer all over your questions There will also be a lot of information about gardening with limited water
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