How to Make a DIY Compost Bin from Pallets

Adult|Frugal|Spring
DIY Compost Bin There's a lot of buzz around upcycling and using wooden pallets these days. People are making headboards for their beds, coffee tables, spice racks, vertical herb gardens. It's all pretty cool. So, one day about a month ago, my... Read this post
Lawn tool storage using a pallet - step by step directions. Frugal, quick, and easy!

Store Lawn Tools With a Pallet!

Adult|Frugal|Spring
All the tools used throughout the spring, summer, and fall can create quite a disorganized mess!  So when Amber told me about using a pallet to store her lawn tools, I was intrigued!  I asked her if she'd share exactly how she did it with me and I wanted... Read this post

Shade Coverage in Your Garden

Adult|Frugal|Spring
Keep the Plants Shaded in your Garden Now that June is here the temperatures are starting to heat up! Several of the cold weather crops I planted have been doing well this spring, and I'm hoping to extend the harvest a bit longer. Vegetables such... Read this post

DIY Razor Scooter Stand

Adult|Outside The House|Woodworking
Plus a Razor DeltaWing Review... How to Build a Razor Scooter Stand... I think nearly every kid in our neighborhood has a Razor scooter! They are great and we love them, but I am sick of scooters lying around all over the garage. Since the scooters... Read this post

How to Paint Laminate

Adult|Inside The House|Woodworking
I have had this shoe cabinet for over a year now and it is great! (IKEA, baby!) I realize that it isn't an ugly laminate, it is really quite nice, but I have plans for my entry and this off-white color is just not going to cut it anymore. That's one of... Read this post

DIY Frame Chalkboard

Adult|Crafts|Inside The House
DIY Chalkboard Photo Tutorial Who doesn’t love chalkboards? They are so fun and versatile, and are easier than you think to make yourself! The best part about making your own is that you can use any frame you have on hand to create a unique addition... Read this post

Wood Pumpkin Craft

Adult|Crafts|Inside The House
Fall is fast approaching. I can hardly wait for cool winds, changing leaves, sweaters, and everything pumpkin. This craft is a fun way to decorate for such a season. Whether on your porch, mantle, or table, this will be a cute addition wherever you... Read this post

DIY Dried Flowers Shadow Box

Adult|Decoration|Art
Spring is ending and those hot summer days are almost here. Many of those spring-time blooms we love are beginning to fade. This shadow box project allows you to make a special decorative memory of your flowers. Whether they be from your own garden... Read this post

DIY Weekly Menu Board {Craft & Meal Planning Idea}

Adult|Crafts|Inside The House
{Pin This} This past year, our monthly budget decreased rather rapidly due to a job loss... I also chose to stay home with my kids rather than find work outside the home, so it was fine time to fine-tune my skills in building a healthy stockpile... Read this post

Automatic Can Rotating Shelving System {How To Picture Tutorial}

Adult|Inside The House|Woodworking
{Pin This} My family is getting ready to move into a bigger place, but there is one issue... it has ZERO room for food storage.  So, we're having to get creative.  A friend sent me something similar, and my husband and Father-in-Law (FIL) lovingly said... Read this post