DIY Garden

DIY Side Yard Landscape with a River

October 24, 2017
Side Yard Landscape with a River

I decided to landscape my side yard with a dry river because I love the country.  Our area has been extremely dry the last five to seven years but we finally got some rain this year.  Most people are abandoning their thirsty yards and installing rocks, bark, and succulents.  The side yard has always been an awkward area so river rocks were installed and basically forgotten.  I’m sure you know the story.  The next thing I know it is covered with weeds and very ugly.

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Identity Theft

Exactly What is Identity Theft?

October 2, 2017

Introduction to Identity Theft Identity thieves are everywhere and they are coming after you, me, and everyone else.  We struggle to keep up with technology and cyber thieves are changing to continue their crime spree.   More…

Jacaranda Bouquet
DIY Garden

DIY Jacaranda Mimosifolia Bouquet

August 7, 2017

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…

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Inspiration

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…