DIY Halloween Crafts, Recipes and Decorating Ideas Happy Halloween Gnomies, Halloween is my favorite holiday aside from Christmas. I just love everything about getting dressed up in fun costumes, eating candy and doing all the fall things like going to the pumpkin patch and collecting colorful leaves. What can I say? I’m into all that […]
Wood ash can be used to help fertilize plants, increase alkalinity to your soil and even be composted. Learn the best way to use it in your garden.
What is WD-40 used for on cars? WD-40 was invented for use in the aerospace industry and took 40 attempts to perfect starting in 1953. WD-40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th formula. That’s the name straight out of the lab book used by the chemist who developed the product. The first company to use WD-40 Multi-Use Product commercially […]
Learn how to paint a rock to look like a magical mushroom fairy house.
Learn how to make homemade bug spray for plants with everyday household items. Kill aphids, slugs and beetles with these recipes.
How to clean the worst oven When was the last time you cleaned your oven? Go take a peek inside- and if it looks kind of gross, then it’s time to give it a little freshening up. Cleaning your oven is easy and you don’t need any special cleaners. We got our oven last year […]
DIY Solar Pool Heater This DIY solar pool heater is so easy even a child could make it. In fact, my seven year old daughter, Chloe lent me a helping hand. It seems like kids have no trouble jumping into freezing cold pools and lakes. I remember when I was young I lived for the […]
This is a guest post from Emily at Hunny I’m Home. Thanks Emily! Why you should use garden markers While markers aren’t absolutely necessary in a garden, they do make things a little easier during the early stages of planting. It may be simple to see what types of plants are growing in your garden […]
Long time readers of this blog will know that I seem to have an obsession with brick. This project is the 3rd brick veneer wall I have installed in my home and my 4th project (the other one was a brick floor in my bathroom) Every time my neighbor comes over she says, “Wow! You […]
An insect hotel, also known as a bug hotel or insect house, is a man-made structure created to provide shelter for insects. Most consist of several different sections that provide insects with nesting facilities offering shelter or refuge for many types of insects. I am going to show you how to make your own insect hotel made from a 1x6x10 piece of pine wood […]
DIY Wasp Trap Many people try to get rid of wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets to no avail. It can be tricky to prevent them from nesting in your yard or around your home. This year there is a new foe on the block- The Giant Asian Hornet. This hornet has made it’s way over […]