Dad Lays Out 4 Wooden Boards To Create An Incredible Fort For His Very Lucky 2-Year-Old
One of the things I most look forward to in life is having my very own backyard. Sure, the house and location are what really matter — but a backyard is where all the fun is! I often dream of all the wonderful things I’d love for it to have: a beautiful fire pit, a...
34 Easy and Cheap DIY Art Projects To Dress Up Your Garden
Spring is here so you have to start thinking how to upgrade your garden. There are many things you can do for your garden improvement. For example: you can make some amazing DIY art projects for your garden and make it look nicer. You don’t need to spend a lot of money on them, but […]
Come on baby light my fire.
When our daughter Julie showed me an outdoor chandelier she wanted to buy for 40 some dollars, it finally lit a fire under me to start the chandelier project that's been on the back burner for well over a year. I already had plenty of glass insulators. They were practically giving them away for 50 cents apiece at an estate sale. I sent my hunter and gatherer out to the garage attic for a roll of old garden fencing. It's not vintage, but nicely weathered. We used it along a lilac hedge to…
The Lazy Person’s Guide to Organizing the Kitchen
Last week Cambria shared The Kitchn’s (almost) A-Z guide for organizing your kitchen. The fearsomely organized kitchens in that roundup represented a great deal of hard work, ingenuity, and probably power drill expertise on the part of their owners. But what if you’re kinda lazy and don’t have a power drill? What if you’re in a rental? What if you just want to appear organized, or need a quick and budget-friendly way to keep your kitchen gear in check?