Easy and Affordable Garden Box

Easy and Affordable Garden Box

  With gardening season fast approaching and lots of time at home, I decided to try my hand at some gardening and building my own garden box.  I live in the desert and I knew I was not about to try digging into the hard ground in my desert yard so I made a plan...
Groom Your Dog and Save Money: Part 2 The Bath

Groom Your Dog and Save Money: Part 2 The Bath

In the first part of this series, Groom Your Dog and Save Money, we talked about the importance of brushing.  Today we’re focusing on the bath and all that it entails.  How often you bathe your dog is up to you and depends on your dog’s activity, coat,...
Groom Your Dog and Save Money: Part 1 Brushing

Groom Your Dog and Save Money: Part 1 Brushing

As many of you may know, my dogs, Jimmy Stewart and Greta Garbo are a very big part of my life.  They are both purebred Havanese; Greta is 4 and Jimmy is 2 1/2. This particular breed requires a great deal of grooming. The Havanese breed is a fun-loving little dog that...
How to Start Making Your Own Candles

How to Start Making Your Own Candles

Have you ever thought about making your own candles? Come on, who doesn’t love a good candle?  The soft light, the ambiance, the hypnotic flicker of flame and that amazing scent that fills your room in the aroma of your choice… What if you could have all...