Celebrating Memorial Day

American Flags

Remembering those who paid the ultimate price for our freedom In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset…

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Gardeners rejoice. You no longer need to have a green thumb because there is now an app for that. I’ve reviewed several gardening apps that provide you with planning, growing, and planting information that will help you plant and grow your garden. I’ve even included one that helps identify different insects. Everything to make your garden beautiful.

Gardening Apps That Make Gardening Easier

There's nothing like technology to make life a little easier. With gardening being so non-technical it's easy to overlook something like Gardening Apps that Make Gardening Easier. Planning a garden can be challenging because there are so many factors that go into planning a successful garden. How big should my garden plot be? Which crops should I choose? When do I plant tomatoes? What is ...

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Some quilts are so easy to make. I made this quilt by using a Jelly Roll and following an easy video tutorial. I'm giving away one jelly roll so you can make this quilt, too. #seasonedhome

A Quilt and a Giveaway

Good news, my friends. Today I'm talking about A Quilt and a Giveaway {of the quilt fabric}. If you're too busy to read, just scroll down and enter the giveaway ~ 'cuz it's a good one. This quilt started with a Jelly Roll I picked up at QuiltCon. I knew I wanted to try Kimberly's Jelly Roll Jam Quilt because I had been invited to watch the filming of Jelly Roll Jam II. The video below is the ...

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If you are overwhelmed by all of the information surrounding Essential Oils. Do you have safety concerns about essential oils? Do you have questions about the different chemicals in essential oils? If so, then read these 5 Important Things to Know About Essential Oils. #seasonedhome

5 Important Things to Know About Essential Oils

It's been a while since I discussed essential oils on the blog. I've spent the last few months reading about different essential oils and I've even taken a seriously scientific course that covered several popular oils. With this in mind, I've come up with 5 Important Things to Know About Essential Oils that will help you make informed decisions. To begin with, most likely you've seen lots of ...

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Gluten-Free Banana Pudding

Gluten-Free Banana Pudding

How would you like an All-American dessert to serve on Memorial Day?  Let’s talk pudding ~ specifically Banana Pudding ~ particularly Gluten-Free Banana Pudding.  Which, hands-down, is my favorite dessert. Since my Celiac diagnosis, Banana Pudding has been off limits ~ due to the vanilla wafer element.  In order to satisfy my craving for Banana Pudding, I originally was going to make ...

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What are the Secrets to Finding an Awesome Sewing Store? It goes beyond just having a few sewing machines on display. If you are looking for a new sewing machine then you will love these tips. #5 may be a bit of a surprise. #seasonedhome

Secrets to Finding an Awesome Sewing Store

Have you ever visited a superb sewing store? One where they have beautiful displays and excellent service. If you have then you will know what a great experience it can be. For the rest of you, I want to share the Secrets to Finding an Awesome Sewing Store. But first, a little background. For 28 years I lived in a city that could best be summed up as a sewing desert. There would ...

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In the world of quilting, modern quilts are the new kid on the block. Do you know what defines a modern quilt? It's not really that cut and dry. Find out a few ways to define modern quilts. #seasonedhome

What Defines a Modern Quilt?

Lately, I've been pondering this question: What Defines a Modern Quilt? What do all modern quilts have in common? What makes them modern vs. traditional. If I'm going to categorize myself as a Modern Quilter I ought to know the exact meaning of the term before I set out sewing up a bunch of quilts that don't meet the requirements. Right? I am officially a member of The Modern Quilt Guild and ...

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If you have a collection of Vintage Linens you will love this roundup of 15 Cute Ways to Repurpose and Upcycle Vintage Linens. (#9 is my favorite!) Included are even a few vintage linen crafts and vintage linen home decor. #seasonedhome

15 Cute Ways to Repurpose Vintage Linens

You know how I love modern design around here. Well, Kitty reminded me that modern isn't everyone's thing and I should share some ideas that had a more vintage feel. With Mother's Day so close, I have rounded up 15 Cute Ways to Repurpose Vintage Linens. I'm always drawn to vintage linens but never really know what to do with them. As a matter of fact, I have a whole bunch from my Mom and a few ...

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If you love sewing, quilting, and DIY then Learn How to Create Quilted Coasters in an Hour or Less. The modern geometric design of the fabric does the work for you. Sew and quilt these coasters with a cute fabric in a few minutes. sewing | quilting | DIY | DIY Crafts #seasonedhome

How to Create Modern Quilted Coasters in an Hour or Less

You know, Mother's Day is coming and I always like to write a tutorial for something that is quick and easy. This year I am showing you How to Create Modern Quilted Coasters in an Hour or Less. {Last year I showed you how to make a Teacup & Tea Pot Tea Towel} Where Mother's Day is concerned, handmade (plus a little chocolate) always makes a great gift. This year, I chose a very simple ...

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Tips for Planning an Edible Landscape

Tips for Planning an Edible Landscape

Are you thinking about growing a few edibles but don't know where to start? I have a few Tips for Planning an Edible Landscape that might help you get started. At my last house I had a (roughly) 20' x 20' vegetable garden with raised beds. It was situated in a sunny corner of the yard. All vegetable growing happened there. At times it was messy and there was nothing that hinted at it being an ...

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Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Rice

Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Rice

Today on the menu we're serving up Gluten-Free Chicken Fried Rice. We could also call this free of everything they add in restaurants that makes food bad for you Chicken Fried Rice.  Either way, this recipe is both delicious and healthy. A while back I wrote about breaking up with my slow cooker and falling in love with a new pot. Because I am so obsessed with this pot I have on occasion ...

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