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Repurposed Empty Glass Bottles

Repurposed Empty Glass Bottles

When you’ve shaken the last delectable drop¬† out of that Tabasco bottle, or seasoned one last dish with a soy sauce bottle, or any other glass bottle, it usually goes straight into the recycle bin. Wait, not so fast! Here’s a cool little project you can do to make use of those used up glass
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Godzilla!! In My Garden

Godzilla!! In My Garden

Today was the day for strange happenings it appears.While out tending to my now overflowing raised cinder block garden, I ran into two oddities. Poking and prodding around in my cucumbers today I got a little surprise, wait I mean a big surprise. Underneath one of the leafs was this gigantic Godzilla sized lady bug.
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Lemon Cucumbers

Lemon Cucumbers

The vegetable garden is coming along quite nicely! I’ve already started to pull out some tasty vegetables such as radishes and cucumbers. The massive summer squash plant is starting to throw out its long yellow treats and I’m trying to be patient and not pick them. I’m hungry! However the one thing I’ve been waiting
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Solar Lights For The Landscape

Solar Lights For The Landscape

When the sun goes down and all your beautiful plants and flowers can no longer be seen, it doesn’t mean your yard has to be boring till the sun comes back out again. Spice things up with landscape lights! Unlike years ago when solar lights were ugly and the color put out was dull and
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A Case Of The Flammable Grill

A Case Of The Flammable Grill

I will start this post off with a warning. If you’re shopping for a new grill, don’t ever buy a Brinkmann grill. They look all shiny and high-tech but that fancy looking cheap grill may come back to haunt you. It certainly did in our case. We aren’t alone either. We had this trusty Weber
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Front Yard Landscaping

Front Yard Landscaping

It’s time for a flower explosion! I’ve been wanting to make this post for at least a month to show off our front yard landscaping but kept running out of time to finish the post. It’s like a bajillion degrees outside so sitting on the couch with the AC keeping me cool was the perfect
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Painting The Porch

Painting The Porch

The one thing I love about bungalows are the porches. I’d prefer a huge wrap around Victorian or plantation style porch but that will have to be a future want. Our cozy bungalow porch is big enough to still enjoy it and worth spending a bit of time making it look nice. It’s kinda the
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R.I.P. My Furry Friend

R.I.P. My Furry Friend

This past Saturday was a very gloomy and sad day for me. It started the same as any other day but quickly went south. I noticed Pepper my 17-year-old cat was acting weird and laying in a weird spot. I didn’t think much of it at first because cats can be weird sometimes. It didn’t
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Planting The Square Foot Garden

Planting The Square Foot Garden

I know some of you have been waiting to see the finished raised square foot garden, I finally had some free time to sit down and pound away on the keyboard. The garden has been planted for almost a month already and is coming along rather nicely. I could just show you the finished present
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Putting In A Koi Pond

Putting In A Koi Pond

So I have this raised veggie garden bed but it was missing one important thing, dirt! Kinda need dirt to grow veggies I think. I really didn’t want to have to buy soil from Home Depot or wherever but it really was my only option. Then comes along the perfect solution, digging a 4′ deep
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