• Fall Decor for the Porch

    October 4, 2017DishinandDishes

    Oklahoma City blogger shares some tips on decorating a front porch for fall including a whimsical planting in a birdbath

    Continue Reading
  • How to Build a Winter Squash Arch

    April 6, 2016DishinandDishes

    How to build an arch support for winter squash and sugar pumpkins when space is limited.

    Continue Reading
  • Gutter Strawberries

    March 29, 2016DishinandDishes

      Some friends were throwing out an old gutter recently and Mr. Wonderful brought it home and made us the coolest strawberry planter. First, he screwed it onto our stockade fence securely. Next, he just bent the open end shut and filled it with good soil. The hope here is that we can trail the…

    Continue Reading
  • Growing Potatoes in Towers #1

    February 29, 2016DishinandDishes

    Learn how to grow potatoes vertically in a tower or cage

    Continue Reading
  • Thrift Store Desk Remodel

    January 26, 2016DishinandDishes

    How to DIY made a War Room prayer-closet type area for myself with a thrift store desk.

    Continue Reading
  • Restoring Cast Iron Pots and Pans

    November 16, 2015DishinandDishes

    With a little elbow grease and picking up bargains, you can restore what others think is a ruined cast iron pot or pan.

    Continue Reading
  • Pumpkin Carving Party

    November 5, 2015DishinandDishes

    Every year two of my most wonderful friends have birthdays in the fall. This will be year number two that we’ve hosted the birthday party and combined it with another fun activity. Pumpkin carving! We put out some folding tables covered in plastic tablecloths, and I bought several carving sets that are available at Wal-Mart…

    Continue Reading
  • How to Make an Inexpensive Fire Pit

    June 13, 2015DishinandDishes

    For the past couple of years, as we lay in bed with our iPads at night, I have been trying to get Mr. Wonderful to see the light about Pinterest.   I would “ooo” and “aaaaah” over some other things…I even tried to lure him into its addictive ways by showing him there were cars…

    Continue Reading
  • Creating a Fairy Garden

    May 13, 2015DishinandDishes

    Creating a DIY fairy garden at home can be a fun project for kids and adults alike!

    Continue Reading
  • How to Plan an Easter Egg Hunt

    April 6, 2015DishinandDishes

    Ideas for planning a fun Easter Egg Hunt themed party for small children including kid themed recipes.

    Continue Reading
  • Gardening …and Snow

    February 25, 2015DishinandDishes

      Welcome again to unpredictable Oklahoma weather. Two weekends ago, Mr. Wonderful and I spent all Saturday in the yard. He made a pretty need DIY composter for us. The trash can has a hole cut in the lid and bottom and a cut off old broomstick is stuck through it and into the side…

    Continue Reading
  • My Little Greenhouse – Learning

    February 11, 2015DishinandDishes

    And so it begins…. It’s time for planting! Last weekend, I spent some time planting some (mostly) cool weather plants in the greenhouse. It caused me to reflect on what I’ve learned this year. #1  I didn’t plant early enough last year.  Since we put the greenhouse in in April, I didn’t get my cool…

    Continue Reading
1 2