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Hello Spring!

Hello Spring Plant Marker by SimplyNotable.com

Spring has arrived in our part of the country (or at least that’s what my allergies are telling me). In an effort to welcome it officially, I asked the ladies of Simply Notable to share a project that said “Hello” to the awakening of Spring. Some of us brought a pop of color into our homes, and others kick started their garden inspiration.  Here …read more

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DIY Herb Garden Markers

DIY Make Garden Markers

  Inspired by mom’s Make Your Own Buttons post, I decided to try my hand at making her some garden markers for Mother’s Day.  It was a success! They turned out great and now I must make myself a set. I used the same premo clay in ecru. Just as mom did when she made her buttons, I used a cookie cutter and cake decorating tip to cut the hole …read more

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A Fall Garden Start…

Organic Vegetable Garden in Utah

  In the last 3 months since our move to Utah, the little garden area that I had hoped to fill with glorious plants was quickly turning into a stubborn weed patch. The weeds had gotten so out of hand that hubby even mowed them a time or two while he was out mowing the lawn. During Mom’s and Grandma’s recent visit, I recruited them and their infamous …read more

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Sprouting in a Mason Jar

Indoor Vegetable Gardening

  There’s a wonderful old Chinese Proverb: “If you would be happy all your life, plant a garden.” which would explain why growing even small things on my windowsill so reliably lifts my spirits. I’ve added another mason jar to my windowsill this week along side the jar of green onions I told you about in Growing Green Onions in Water. …read more

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Guest Blogger: Max’s Garden Shed Construction

Build Your Own Cottage Shed

  Well Hello There Simply Notable Fans! I’m Alex, Son/Brother to Mom/Carli, but everyone calls me “Max.” I’ve always been intrigued by the little crafty things Mom and Carli have been making over the years. However, knitting, sewing, and crocheting have never been my thing. Admittedly, I’ve never tried, but I’ll stick to what I know.. Hammers, …read more

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