Free Printable: Happy 4th of July Frameable Artwork

I received a message from a subscriber the other day. She pointed out that DIY Home & Garden hadn't offered up a free printable in months on end. I thought back to the last free printable which was a recipe called Peanut Pie. The date? November--I had published the recipe as an alternative to pumpkin … Continue reading Free Printable: Happy 4th of July Frameable Artwork

Drought Resistant Plants

In this hot season, we worry about the plants in our garden. Can they thrive in dry conditions or would they die off and put all our gardening efforts to waste? What if the season itself is not as much of a problem as the environment? Living in an arid area prone to long seasons … Continue reading Drought Resistant Plants

6 Hacks to Beat the Heat in Your Home This Summer

Summer is here! Sunny days, flowery dresses, frolicking at the beach... and languishing in the sweltering heat. Yes, summer days are hot and the heat might make you want to tear your hair out and strip your clothes off. It's even worse if you don't have an AC at home. Now, if you can, you … Continue reading 6 Hacks to Beat the Heat in Your Home This Summer

How to Host a Fun Backyard Cookout

Summer brings just the right weather for a wonderful backyard cookout. This is the best time to have a barbecue for your family and friends. A properly-planned backyard cookout will have your friends talking about it all summer long! Here are some ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

Summer Accessories to Brighten up Every Room in Your Home

Don’t you just love summer? Summer is my favorite time of the year. The spirit of summer is captured in the warmth of days at the beach, lots of fun and good cheer. I am sure you already have a new summer wardrobe, right? What about your home? It is time for a summer makeover to transform it from the dark winter mood. You may be thinking that you don’t have money for this. Well, these ideas will challenge you to realize that you just need some creativity, time and fun to do so.