DIY Garden

DIY Jacaranda Mimosifolia Bouquet

August 7, 2017
Jacaranda Bouquet

The Jacaranda is one of my favorite trees in the area.  I think the purple blooms are so pretty and the leaves are really nice and similar to ferns.  I need to trim my beautiful overgrown tree though.  So why not make a nice bouquet from the trimmings.   I just have to find a large vase and trim the ends of the trimmings and place them in lots of water.  Below is a picture of my Jacaranda tree.

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Wishes are the First Step to Success

July 12, 2017

I thoroughly believe wishes are the first step to success. According to Wikipedia, “”If wishes were horses, beggars would ride” is an English language proverb and nursery rhyme, first recorded about 1628 in a collection of…

10 Ways to Save on your Utility Costs
Frugal Savings

Save while Slashing Water and Energy Costs

June 5, 2017

New Water Heater or Updating the Old Water Heater Lower the temperature and buy a water heater blanket for your old tank water heater which results in gas or electric savings.  Invest in a tankless water…

Easy DIY Dragonfly Yard Art
DIY Garden

Easy DIY Dragonfly Yard Art

May 23, 2017

I love everything dragonfly so I wanted to make a cool unique one so without further ado here is my DIY dragonfly yard art.  I hate wasting anything which I guess comes from growing up poor…

Repairing Sun Damage on an Outside Door
DIY Home

Door Repair after Severe Sun Damage

May 7, 2017

My stained front door was sun damaged on the lower half so badly that it had small cracks in two locations. We have an exterior storm and screen door but it doesn’t protect the door from…