Trash to Treasure

Battle of the Birds

This is such a frustrating tale. It's about my battle with birds, and pomegranates are the prize. I have always loved pomegranates. I remember when I was young and had a 'club' that consisted of friends in the neighborhood. Anyone that wanted to join would have to bring a pomegranate. It wasn't a hard task.… Continue reading Battle of the Birds

Garden

Sustainable Gardening: Easy Ideas For Your Backyard 

I recently wrote a post about warm season edible gardening, which, a lot of you loved. I was pleased to receive an email from Jennifer Dawson who asked if she could write an article for my readers on making your garden more eco-friendly for my readers. I read her article and found the information she provided to… Continue reading Sustainable Gardening: Easy Ideas For Your Backyard 

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Helpful, Handy Tricks Prt 2

Just as promised....more helpful and handy tricks for around your home. This first is a must for doggie owners. I MacGyvered this in my yard years ago after seeing something like it at a doggie park. Rather than make daily trips to the trash can, I built this poop pipe. It’s just a large piece… Continue reading Helpful, Handy Tricks Prt 2

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Helpful Handy Hints Prt.1

Hi there! I want to share with you some of the most clever and handy ideas that are so easy, and a bit ingenious! Last summer I was at the beach with my grand daughter. We were jumping over the waves, and a boy came up and asked me if this was my phone. It… Continue reading Helpful Handy Hints Prt.1

Garden

Inexpensive Garden Ideas

Here are some ways that you can make your garden look beautiful again, on the cheap side. These are great ideas especially if your putting your home up for sale. This is an easy way to update your containers. Just add craft rope with some construction glue around 1/3 or 1/2  from the bottom. Luke… Continue reading Inexpensive Garden Ideas

Garden

Gardening Ideas For Renters

Want to bring more green to your house or apartment? Using a few easy, inexpensive techniques, you can garden like you own the place -- without risking your security deposit. You don't have to own your home to create a garden that reflects your personal style. Grow your favorite plants and create an inspired landscape… Continue reading Gardening Ideas For Renters

Home Decor

How To Arrange Living Room Furniture

I have been asked by friends on so many occasions how to arrange their furniture. Our homes come in all different shapes and sizes. No matter if your rooms are big or small your furniture arrangement will make your room more enjoyable. I started with the pic only above because of the pillow on the… Continue reading How To Arrange Living Room Furniture

Home Improvements

Window Privacy

Hello everyone! This is a re post of a idea I had about a year ago. I keep getting asked for the link, so I thought I would just re post this wonderful idea I created. I wanted to bring it back to you and anyone who hasn't seen this post yet. I did it… Continue reading Window Privacy

Home Improvements

Laundry Room Painted Sink

So I'm getting the house ready for sale and find myself looking all around the house for projects that have to be done. Yesterday,  I had a pretty productive day! The first project I wanted to get done was the laundry sink. It is a mess!! This will be interesting to see if it cleans… Continue reading Laundry Room Painted Sink

Home Improvements

Stainless Backsplash

  I wrote this post last year when I was updating my kitchen. I just realized I didn't have picture of the final outcome. So I am reposting it because it was such a wonderful idea I had to give your kitchen an expensive look on a dime. So here it is again: During the… Continue reading Stainless Backsplash