Trash to Treasure

Craigslist Makeovers

You're browsing Craigslist and you come upon a dresser that would look fabulous in your bedroom. You think 'If it only wasn't in such terrible condition'. Almost all the items I find to makeover, I find on the streets. So many times all it needed was some paint, or perhaps some new hardware. Let's say you… Continue reading Craigslist Makeovers

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 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

Storage & Organization & Hacks

Did You Know!! Prt 2

I just love seeing all the different kinds of hacks there are, some are just so ingenious. I know you love them too! So here are some really cool ones I thought you would like. How many times have you tried to unload packages from the car into the house and the door keeps closing? To… Continue reading Did You Know!! Prt 2

Home Decor

Homes That Make You Wonder If E.T. Lives There.

I was just looking through my emails and I found an  incredible article (at least to me) in Family Handyman. It's photos of some of the most sensational and unique homes from around the world. I found it so fascinating and thought I would share some of it with you! The first one that caught… Continue reading Homes That Make You Wonder If E.T. Lives There.

Crafts, Fun & Easy DIY

Dollar Tree Crafts

I wrote this a bit ago but I came up with some more great ideas. I love the Dollar Tree, and I'm lucky enough to have one a few blocks away. Everytime I enter the store...I am overwhelmed with ideas! I walk down each of the isles scoping out what is new and what I… Continue reading Dollar Tree Crafts

Storage & Organization & Hacks

What Else You Can Do With Pool Noodles

Wrist Rest Keep your wrists from getting fatigued during a long day at the computer by making this pool noodle wrist rest. First mark where you want to cut the noodle. For the wrist rest shown, we made the height slightly less than half of the full noodle diameter. (You could cut the noodle exactly… Continue reading What Else You Can Do With Pool Noodles

Christmas, Crafts, Holidays, Thanksgiving

Cranberry Crafts

The first thing I think of when I think of decorating with cranberries is of course…popcorn and cranberry garland for the tree. Children love to string popcorn, just add a little cranberries for color. Or you can also make these: Idea 1: Indoor Cranberry Candle Lay cut greens in the bottom of a hurricane glass.… Continue reading Cranberry Crafts

Fun & Easy DIY, Storage & Organization & Hacks

You Can Do What With Pool Noodles?

  Pool Noodles are not just for the pool. So many clever hacks can be done with these. The best part is they are large for a project and they are only $1. So get to your local Dollar Store, or go online and have it shipped to your local store for free. Just grab… Continue reading You Can Do What With Pool Noodles?