Home & Garden Insights

June 25, 2008

Ice Cream

Filed under: fun — Tags: , , , , , , — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:30 pm

Photography by ♥shhexycorin on Flickr.

July 6, 2007

The Perfect Picnic

Filed under: food, fun, outdoors, picnics, summer — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:17 pm

[photography: Zoe Singer]

A picnic is an event. More than just a portable lunch that you’d take to work or school, the word conjures up images of lazy feasts under shady trees and summer repasts on sunny beaches.

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Sparkling Red & Green Tea

Filed under: fun, green tea, recipes, sparkling red and green tea, tea — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:14 pm


  • Bring 2 cups water to boiling.
  • Steep 4 individual-size green tea bags in boiling water according to tea package directions.
  • Remove and discard tea bags. Stir a 12-ounce can of frozen juice concentrate (such as cranberry-raspberry or apple-cherry) into tea mixture.
  • Cover and chill mixture until serving time.
  • To serve, fill a tall ice filled glass 1/4 full with the tea mixture..Top with chilled sparkling water or club soda.
  • Garnish with a few fresh berries and lemon wedge.
  • Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Cocktail Garnishes

Filed under: beverages, cocktails, drinks, entertaining, fun — homeandgardeninsights @ 8:31 pm

“Stir sticks, paper parasols, maraschino cherries: garnishes make a drink more festive, whether they’re cocktails or mocktails.”

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June 29, 2007

What’s your design style?

Filed under: design style, fun, home decor, style — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:01 pm

Take a style quiz to find out.

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June 19, 2007


Filed under: creative, fun, gardening, random — homeandgardeninsights @ 9:04 pm

Creative gardening photo by Mathias Pedersen.

June 8, 2007

Making Roses from Maple Leaves

Filed under: arts, arts and crafts, crafts, fun, random — homeandgardeninsights @ 10:43 pm

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May 29, 2007

Flowers for Father’s Day?

Filed under: father's day, flowers, fun, gardening, life, thoughts — homeandgardeninsights @ 5:57 pm

With the holiday approaching, I was wondering how many people send flowers for father’s day and what their experience has been like, especially if they’ve grown them in their own garden.

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