Easy Heirloom Tomato Tart



Heirloom Tomato Tart Summer and vine ripe tomatoes! Get the best recipe for an easy tomato tart recipe that captures all the delicious flavors of sum…

Fall Wreaths



Build a beautiful fall wreath with dried flowers, muscadine vines, grasses and broom corn. All of the wreaths are hand tied onto grapevine bases. Musc…

What is Rosacea?



Rosacea’s main symptom is skin redness, broken blood vessels that typically appear on the nose, cheeks and sometimes the chin. Its exact causes are un…

Learn to Grow Your Own Bouquet!



How to grow a cut flower garden in East Texas. The secret is choosing flowers that flourish in humidity & heat.   Growing flowers in the long, h…

Three Key Decisions to Safeguard Your Wellness



These gentle pivots point our life in a wellness and prevention direction. An overwhelming body of scientific and medical literature supports the conc…

A Safer Sunscreen



Let’s discuss sunscreen; a hot topic in more ways than just the sun! The hazard-based, precautionary approach of the EU acknowledges that chemicals l…

What is Einkorn Wheat?



Maybe you’ve heard of it or seen it in the health food aisle of your grocery store. Einkorn is the oldest surviving form of un-hybridized wheat we hav…

Homestead Juni Acres



Hi there! My name is Jess and I am the human and animal mother of Juni Acres. My daughter, Saida Juni, was the beginning of it all for us. Between our…

How to Picnic in East Texas



What are the ingredients for an extraordinary picnic?   Let’s cover the basics and get the food right before planning the rest of the picnic. A …

Why you need a Vision Board



What is a Vision Board?  A compilation of images, quotes and inspiration to help you visualize a goal. A Vision Board can help  you visualize goa…

Cool Season Blooms



Early April there are not enough blooms to host a U-Pick, however an evening walk through the gardens yields a beautiful bouquet featuring bachelor bu…

Valentine Mailbox Craft Project



How to make these adorable  valentine mailboxes! The first one is a simple two-piece shoebox covered with red polka dot paper and decorated with c…

Healthy Processed Foods that Make Dinner at Home a Snap!



Processed foods are not all bad. A bag of diced butternut squash can be added to soup or a casserole without hours of baking or seeding and peeling. T…

How to Brighten Eyes with 3 Easy Make up Tips



Eye makeup tips to disguise your birthday Your peepers can be a bad Polaroid for displaying your age and how you apply your eye-makeup can really mat…

AB Home & Gifts



I am Brooke Samford, owner of AB Home and Gifts, an online boutique, specializing in home decor and gifts. We are based out of Lake Cherokee, Texas. …

Easy Flower Crown Tutorial



Here is an easy flower crown tutorial to celebrate spring! Using simple craft supplies, tools and flowers you can create this adorable flower crown.  …