Just a short post here to say THANKS for a wonderful FIRST year of blogging. Its been a pleasure doing this blog and sharing my passions for Living Outdoors, Places to Play, Sustainable Design and Building Community with all of you. I look forward to continue to bring you content you find … [Read more...]

Tuesday Tips: “go take a hike”

  It's back to school time and I'm overwhelmed to say the least. This is my first year figuring out how to get my boys to three different locations. By far my most favorite way to unwind is by being outdoors, so I took a hike. Sometimes just breathing in the fresh air is all one needs to … [Read more...]

DISC ROPE SWING, best toy for outdoor fun!

    I made one of these two summers ago for my kiddos to use in the front yard. It's been a kid magnet since then and has provided dozens of kids hours of fun. I was shocked at how something so inexpensive and easy to make would be so enjoyable. Learn how to make one below and bring … [Read more...]

Playhouse, Playhouse, Playhouse

Check out these awesome playhouse. The kids would be lining up down the street to play on these. Schools out, now let's play! Parade of Playhouses by NM Appleseed. Cosmos Playhouse at Parade of Playhouses   Pretending to be a customer at the Bank {or maybe a bank … [Read more...]

What’s your Landscape Personality?

(Mostly a's) (Mostly b's) (Mostly c's) (Mostly d's) CONGRATS on taking the Quiz!  Click on your personality and search the design boards to see what garden resonates with you! WARNING...You are going to be bursting with ideas, so grab the brainstorming list from last week, add your … [Read more...]

Welcome ABQ Home Expo Friends!

  Welcome to my blog, so glad for you to join me here. Did you take the Landscape Personality Quiz? What's yours? Need the Quiz, go here. Wanna learn more, click on the Landscape Personalities below and get inspired. Let's make this a great year for your … [Read more...]