Tonight, walking through my dining room, I stepped on and crushed a Cheerio under my bare foot. I dropped into a nearby chair to dust off my foot and landed on a Lego creation. Before I knew it, I was … Continue reading
I am a recovering meat overcooker. Here’s another incredibly simple change that makes life so much easier, in the cooking bacon sense, at least. And, best of all, it’s full proof for overcooking and burning. Do this: Preheat the oven … Continue reading
Truly, I used to hand shred or fork shred chicken for recipes, like chicken salad. I saw this tip and I was WOWed at how easy and fast this is. Try it once and you’ll for sure add it to … Continue reading
This post has zero to do with cooking, but when I learned this little trick, it made my life easier in a small way and it’s definitely worth sharing. For those of you that change out your clothes with the … Continue reading
As someone who loves researching and trying new recipes, my collection of printed and torn-out-of magazine recipes was getting pretty out of hand and disorganized. I needed a solution. I’m pretty techy and thought long and hard about how to … Continue reading
My spice drawer was a mess. Different sizes, several partial jars of the same spice, labels that were difficult to read. A mess, I tell ya’. I ran across this tip, using baby food jars and chalkboard paint. Now they’re … Continue reading
I’m very sad to admit that plants come to my house to die. They get neglected. I don’t seem to notice them until their leaves start drooping towards the floor. I love the way live plants look in my house, I just don’t make taking care of them a priority. This I know.
In my opinion, wine bottles are gorgeous. Their colored glass makes them decor worthy in my home. I use them in several different places, but they have definitely gotten their full use in the decor department and they now go straight to the recycle box. When I saw them used in this way, I thought it was genius and the perfect solution to my plant-killing problem.
Water the plant well (all of the soil should be moist or all the water will drain out of the bottle as soon as you put it in there), fill a wine bottle with water, turn it upside down and don’t think about watering your plant for about a week to week and a half.