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How to Build a Chicken Tractor from Upcycled Pallets

If you've ever kept chickens, I'm sure you know the most difficult task is not keeping them in but keeping predators out. We created this extremely functional chicken tractor using materials we already had on hand.

  If you’ve ever kept chickens, I’m sure you know the most difficult task is not keeping them in but keeping predators out. We created this extremely functional chicken tractor using materials we already had on hand. *This post may…
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These 3 Team Snacks Are a Huge Hit for Fall Sports

Prepackaged snacks are often expensive and usually packed full of chemicals and preservatives we can’t even pronounce. You can provide a fun and tasty team snack that didn’t come from a box. These team snacks will be a huge hit for your fall sports!

If you have kids involved with athletics, chances are you’ll eventually take a turn (or a dozen turns) at team snack duty. With four kids, all in a sport or multiple sports during every season, I’ve definitely had some experience in…
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Step Back in Time at the Charming Mariemont Inn, Ohio

Step back in time at the charming Mariemont Inn of Mariemont, Ohio. Though this quaint historic inn is only about fifteen minutes from Downtown Cincinnati, geographically speaking, it's delightful, old country elegance is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the inner city.

Step back in time at the charming Mariemont Inn of Mariemont, Ohio. Though this quaint historic inn is only about fifteen minutes from Downtown Cincinnati, geographically speaking, it’s delightful, old country elegance is a world away from the hustle and…
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Tying the Knot Wedding Invitations DIY

Find out how to make these cute DIY Tying the Knot Wedding Invitations for around $20!

As the readers who have been hanging around The House That Never Slumbers for a while now know My Daughter Was Married in High School. We had about ten weeks to really plan the wedding, and because we do our…
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Cincinnati’s Best Kept Secret – Chateau Laroche (Loveland Castle)

Cincinnati's Best Kept Secret - My words cannot do justice to this amazing wonder. The pictures may make a better attempt, but neither will they truly capture its grandeur. The Chateau Laroche which means "Rock Castle" is nestled on the banks of the Little Miami River in Loveland, Ohio (on the northeastern outskirts of Cincinnati). Loveland is a fitting location for this architectural feat considering is it the product of one man's labor of love and his desire to positively influence the young men in his care.

My words cannot do justice to this amazing wonder. The pictures may make a better attempt, but neither will they truly capture its grandeur. The Chateau Laroche which means “Rock Castle” is nestled on the banks of the Little Miami…
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The Only Two Scenarios Where I Do Not Trust the Cheap Knockoff Product: Eclipse Glasses and . . .

I was not trusting the cheap knockoff solar eclipse viewing glasses, so we purchased these approved ones. Find out how we're handling the eclipse, and check out some fun eclipse resources.

I rarely pay full price for anything I buy. I don’t hesitate to try generic off-brand items. I’m not afraid to order cheap products online. If I can get a good deal, it’s often worth the gamble. This gal put…
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Amazon Table Cooler – This product gets iffy reviews, but it’s something I own and love!

This Table Cooler gets iffy reviews on Amazon, but that surprises me because this is a product I own and love! Check out my full review.

I’ve owned this Outdoor Multi Function Rolling Cooler with Table and Chairs for a year, and it’s one of my favorite products. We use it in so many different ways. It truly is multi functional. It’s been a great addition…
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Bullet Boutonnieres & Bouquets

What could be more redneck than making your wedding flowers out of ammo? See instructions.

Yes. You read that correctly Bullet Boutonnieres and Bouquets! My daughter and her husband (who were married while still in high school, by the way) chose to incorporate ammunition into their wedding flowers. Who does that, right?! You could say…
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