Susan Deppner

21 Flips | 4 Magazines | 8 Following | 21 Followers | @Susan52 | A semi-retired, self-employed (is that an oxymoron?) baby boomer with more great ideas than time on her hands. Enjoys reading, writing, and recipes. Loves God, family, dark chocolate, and her Kindle.

Reviewing the Wireless Computer Mouse

No one minds a 'mouse in the house' when it's a Computer Mouse, a necessary accessory to operating your desktop or laptop computer. <br>I've gone through …

5 Theme Gardens to Try This Spring

As you plan and plant your garden this year, consider a theme garden. Ideas abound, from butterflies to pizzas, all tied together with a common …

The Best Rain Barrel

The <b>Best Rain Barrel</b> is one that works well and holds a good amount of collected water. It should also look nice in your yard, and catch all those …

Gardening

Review of Nature Photo Tips

On a beautiful April day, I visited Shaw Nature Reserve, which is located about an hour west of St. Louis, Missouri. I took the trip with two of my …

A Hearty Hibiscus

Once again, I have a hibiscus that is thriving and blooming like crazy. I do not know if most gardeners consider a hibiscus to be a hearty plant or …

How to Grow Broccoli In Containers

How to Grow Broccoli In Containers<p>Updated on January 5, 2015<p>Growing Broccoli in Pots -<p>Having maintained container gardens for many years, it never …

Moultrie Game Camera Review

I had considered purchasing a game camera for some time. I have considered placing one on my balcony rail as security for my Jeep and urban parking …

Quince Fruit from Blossom to Table

<b>Quince is a fruit resembling an apple in shape. It can be used like apples in recipes</b>, though they need more sweetening. Unlike apples, <b>the fruits are</b> …

15 Most Popular Pins from the Garden Club Pinterest Board

The Garden Club Pinterest board serves as a great resource for gardeners of all stripes, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced green thumb. We …

Thanksgiving Beaded Cross Stitch Kits

I still remember a beaded tablecloth my Grandmother had on her table every Thanksgiving. In my mind, it was the most beautiful bead work I have ever …

Roses Are Not Just Red

<b>Roses come in a wide variety of colors.</b> When my mom planted the rose garden at her house I inherited years ago, she chose roses in many shades and …

Seascape Photography

Down by the Sea<p>I have always been fascinated by the sea, so seascape photography has been a wonderful hobby to pursue.<p>I am continually mesmerized by …

I Love My Garden Kneeler

Don't Wait Like I Did to Get Yourself a Garden Kneeler<p>I love gardening. I like taking a neglected flower bed and bringing it to life with color. …

Stone Age Boulder Owls Review

What in the world is a Stone Age Boulder Owl? Well, I'll tell you what it is. Today, I discovered an item that will delight owl lovers, gardeners, …

What to Do With Mums in the Spring

What to Do With Mums in the Spring<p>Updated on June 6, 2018<p>Will My Chrysanthemums Ever Be Pretty Again?<p>Here's a picture of the mums I bought for our …

Creating Backyard Rooms

Backyard Rooms with a view are easy to obtain when you plan your space properly. If you are new to setting up your living space outdoors, then take …

Plant Pests and their Predators: Aphids and Ladybugs

Most Plant Pests Have Natural Predators<p><b>Plant insect pests begin to appear in our gardens as the weather warms up.</b> I'm an organic gardener who doesn't …

Choose a Kindle: 2016 Buyer's Guide

Choose a Kindle: 2016 Buyer's Guide<p>Updated on September 21, 2016<p>Kindle Comparison from a Real-Life Kindle Owner<p>Still trying to decide which Kindle to …

Amazon Echo Review: Meet Alexa

Amazon Echo Review: Meet Alexa<p>Updated on February 6, 2017<p>A Review of the Amazon Echo<p>An Introduction to the Features, Pros, and Cons of the Amazon Echo<p>…

Sling TV Review (Alternative to Cable TV)

Cable TV bills getting you down? Need a cheaper alternative but don't want to give up your favorite stations and shows? Then do what I did. Try <b>Sling</b> …

Trackimo - An Excellent Personal GPS Tracker

Do you have problems finding lost belongings? Are you anxious about pets or family members who may wander? The Trackimo may be the perfect solution …