From the category archives:


Planning for Christmas Beginning in July

July 28, 2010
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It is never too early to begin thinking about Christmas, especially if we want to avoid the last minute stress that comes with the holiday season.  One of the first things we should begin early is the Christmas list — those for whom we will purchase a gift, those on the Christmas card list, and [...]

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It Is Spring and the Ladybugs Are Here!

May 30, 2010

Ladybugs have been a sign of spring for years.  While many of us spend our time swatting at them or knocking them off our arms and legs, others welcome the site of the little creatures.  Ladybugs have long been associated with love.  Evidence of our fascination and enjoyment of the ladybug is the migration of [...]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas for Dear Old Dad

May 28, 2010

Father’s Day is just around the corner and kids everywhere are beginning to wonder if they should get Dad another tie this year.  Some young wives are perplexed by what to get for the first time father celebrating his special day for the very first time. For some reason, Mother’s Day gift ideas are so [...]

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Overalls from the Farm to the Runway

April 6, 2010

Recently I was reading the Single Woman’s DIY Guide and was surprised that one of the first articles was about overalls.  That’s right!  Bib overalls! A friend who practically lives in bib overalls suggested that I take a look at the new site.  The last thing I expected was an article about overalls.  Surprisingly, the [...]

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Mother’s Day Is Just Around the Corner

April 5, 2010

It’s never too early to begin to think about Mother’s Day.  With the holiday just a few weeks away, there is no time like the present to consider what to give mom this year. Some of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas are quite affordable this year.  The variety of gifts available for under $25 [...]

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Portable Greenhouses Give Gardeners a Jump on the Season

February 10, 2010
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All of us have faced the rising prices of food in the grocery stores.  Most of us, especially those who are regular readers of BernieHund, are well aware that our food is far from safe these days.  Not to be an alarmist, but over the past few years we have seen more than one case [...]

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How To Choose Bathroom Fixtures In Modern Times

February 5, 2010

There is a new freedom of forms and styles when it comes to bathroom fittings. It is possible today to find your dream vessel sink or your dream bathtub. Bathroom fixtures have seen in the last few years great innovations, such as the massage shower, or the spa bathtub that bring you comfort and well [...]

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Residential Solar Panels Becoming More Affordable

January 29, 2010
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Going green is the way of the future. In fact, going green is the future.  Residential solar panels have come down in price, not as much as most would like, but they are becoming more and more affordable.  When considering a home solar power system there are a few things to remember.  First, check out [...]

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Maple Glazed Chicken Wings

January 26, 2010

When I first read the ingredients for the Maple Glazed Chicken Wings, I was curious how the sweetness of the maple and the tang of the cider vinegar and mustard would mesh. Intrigued, I decided to try it! The recipe called for more chicken wings than I had on hand, so I added a package [...]

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Two Ecologic Flooring Materials

January 26, 2010

Linoleum Made from a mix of linen oil, wood pulp, cork and natural resins, with some minerals and coloring added, natural linoleum flooring  is extremely durable, providing it is waxed, every 5 years or so, with a special resin wax. Some linoleum floors could even last as long as 50 years say the experts. One [...]

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