Product Review: Rain Bird Automatic Sprinkler System

rain bird sprinkler system

Over the past few years, I have reviewed several products here. I receive requests almost daily to review products or books. I have done my best to only showcase things here that I truly believe in, fit our overall ideas, and would be of benefit to our readers. THIS is one of those things. This […]

Portland Porridge: Bob’s Red Mill Factory Tour

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I am very lucky to have attended the International FoodBloggers Conference in Portland, Oregon last weekend. It was 3 days completely packed with information, fun, and, as you might have guessed… food. The city of Portland was welcoming and friendly.  Apparently, I visited on a perfect weekend.  The weather was stuff we only dream of in Dallas.  […]

Lola Digs: The Smart Gardener

Modern Hen’s Garden Go To: It’s that time again! Garden planning and planting are just around the corner. I’d like to introduce you to an amazing tool – The Smart Gardener.   This amazing product is free and the steps are outlined below:  Setting up your garden is as simple as entering your zip code, […]

Short Films of Sundance 2012

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This week the Sundance Film Festival is in full swing in Park City, Utah. The festival continues to grow in popularity and importance each year. The award ceremony will be held on Sunday at 7 pm MT time. You can see it with live-streamed at This year there was a record number of short […]

Deep Seeded: D Landreth Seed Company

d landreth seed company

Landreth Seed Company is an American treasure and with your support, you become part of a historical preservation collective. D. Landreth Seed Company was all the buzz on every social media outlet this past summer, but not for the reasons a company would want.  D. Landreth was facing foreclosure. Apparently, the online seed market just wasn’t […]