Spring Garden Prep Using RECYCLED Materials on Our Property

Spring Garden Prep Using RECYCLED Materials on Our Property

This week we had really great weather here in Southeastern Oklahoma.  The sun was shining all day and the weather was comfortable enough to wear a light jacket or a t-shirt with jeans.  A lot of this was attributed to the fact that the wind was low and it took the chill off with the [...]

Lowe’s Clearance Mailbox Gave Us a Brand New Look

Lowe’s Clearance Mailbox Gave Us a Brand New Look

The other day we were at Lowe's looking for supplies for a project in our queue and decided to look at mailboxes because we were in desperate need for a replacement.  We were getting an idea of what we would like and what was practical for living where we live and the weather we have [...]

That One Time One of My Favorite Thrift Stores Had a 75% Off Sale

That One Time One of My Favorite Thrift Stores Had a 75% Off Sale

One of the many great things about McAlester, Oklahoma is the insanely well priced Thrift and Antique stores.  Last week I shared with you my 3 Gallon Crock find at Treasure Trunk.  This week we decided to walk into a lesser known thrift store, Parent Club, where they have an abundance of product for seriously [...]

3 Gallon Crock by Eagle Pottery in Benton Arkansas – Consignment Shop Finds in Oklahoma

3 Gallon Crock by Eagle Pottery in Benton Arkansas – Consignment Shop Finds in Oklahoma

I was in my local Quality Consignment Shop, Treasure Trunk, here in McAlester, Oklahoma this week and I found the most wonderful thing.  I found an old crock with it's matching lid. It is written on the bottom to be rare and to have been made by Eagle Pottery which originates in Benton, Arkansas.  This [...]

Transition From Fall to Christmas For Free! With Live Greenery, Nature, Nuts, Items from Your Own Front Yard

Transition From Fall to Christmas For Free! With Live Greenery, Nature, Nuts, Items from Your Own Front Yard

I have been seeing a lot of chatter on Instagram about this topic.  People are really planting their flags on whether they are decorating before or after Thanksgiving this year.  Like I have said before, I have decorated before Thanksgiving for the last five years.  And then I said nope. Im not doing it this [...]

Mature Flock of Chickens Meet 2 Month Old Chicks for the First Time – Video Included

Mature Flock of Chickens Meet 2 Month Old Chicks for the First Time – Video Included

The weekend after we let our chicks out of the coop for the first time we were forecasted to have about 3 days of lows at night ranging between 19 and 32 degrees Fahrenheit. Our mature chickens had been sleeping in an outside chicken coop day and night.  The coop was closed in on 2 [...]