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First up… thanks to everyone that entered our April Group Giveaway! The winner of the April Group Giveaway is: Comment #8 MINDY! Please email us at contactotbm@gmail.com with your name and address and we will get the items shipped off! (The winner is picked by www.random.org) I was introduced to Shelf Reliance with their shelving…

Pests Pests NASTY Pests!  They can totally ruin your garden… and fast!  Lisa has had fun over the years battling different bugs, she shared them yesterday in her Planting and Pests post! I was SO excited when I ran across an article in the Spring 2012 doTERRA Living magazine, where they shared alternative and natural…

Today we are going through the basics of planting, some tips and tricks for some specific vegetables, and also some common pests that might try to make their home in your garden. The first thing to consider is how much shade/sun your area gets and make sure you  plant the right plants accordingly. You should…

The first and most important preparation you need to do when gardening, is prepare the soil properly.  Today I am going to share a simple guidelines.  Every city, every piece of lands soil is going to contain different properties.  So, some areas soil will need more preparation more then others.  A good garden soil has…

  It’s time for our April Group Giveaway!   To enter, just leave a comment on this post!   One winner will win ALL of the following: doTERRA’s OnGuard Cleaning Concentrate & a 5 ml bottle of OnGuard Essential Oil A free CUSTOMIZED set of our Kitchen (or Bathroom) Printables!  This means you can choose whatever color…

This is my favorite time of year – PLANTING TIME! I love to garden! I love the satisfaction of growing our food, picking it to prepare dinner, and canning it to use during the winter. This is my 5th year planting a vegetable garden, my 3rd in So. Utah – we live in a really…

Lisa’s Family Bullets new decor. Shells and coral from the Philippines Cast is all off, and the pin is out! Lots of itchy skin left though! For Grandma Silly’s birthday we wrote her birthday notes and then attached them to balloons and sent them to heaven. And then enjoyed her Chocolate Chip Cookies for dessert!

Pam’s Menu My families deep freeze got unplugged overnight and some of the meat softened and so we had to use it up last week!  Which means I have a few things to carry over from last weeks menu. Crockpot Pineapple Chicken Honey Lime Chicken Enchiladas Grilled Salsa Drumsticks Shrimp and Pineapple over Coconut Rice…

Day 7: We headed into Cebu to do some souvenir shopping and also to go the Temple. It was a wonderful experience to be able to worship there. After the Temple John was craving some McDonald’s so we headed up the street to eat, and since it was in a mall we walked around for…

Day 5: We got up really early to head out to Santander, which is where we could catch a boat to Negros Island. Our trike driver didn’t show up to our hotel, like we had lined up, so we had to lug our bags over to the other side of the resorts. There we no…