20 Unusual Uses For Coffee

March 5, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

By Stephanie Rogers, EcoSalon Can you imagine life without coffee? We’d all stumble around like drones for hours every morning, lost without our precious fix. We love coffee for its flavor, its aroma and of course its pick-me-up, but there are at…

10 Garden Mosaic Projects

March 5, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

I love bringing art into the garden. Even better if it turns out to be a fun project at the same time. These DIY garden mosaic projects are both practical and beautiful, and have complete tutorials. You can either buy tile specifically for mosaic projects…

DIY Kids Outdoor Playset Projects

February 28, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

I think I started my love affair with the outdoors, and the garden, when I was a kid playing outdoors until the street lights came on and my bare feet were tired. Kids need to be outdoors from a young age, but they also need to be able to play with…

Painted Planter Pots

February 26, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

One of the easiest (and cheapest) ways to inject a bit of personality into any garden is to pump up the garden decor. Painting pots is easy, fast and really makes an impact of your outdoor spaces.  Here are three tips for painting pots, and a bunch…

Repurposed Door Projects

February 23, 2014 Dan Ashbach 1

I love a charming garden project. Something creative and a bit unexpected, that has all the attributes of good art with all the care and concern of an aged and weathered object. So comes our next garden project ideas for our readers… repurposed door…

DIY Garden Paths

February 17, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

We all love a garden path… whether winding or straight…neat as a pin, or overgrown with plants, garden paths lead our eye through a garden, and add charm and focus as well. Every garden needs a good pathway. If you are not in need of an actual walkway…

Make Your Own Almond Milk

February 4, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

{Make Your Own} Almond Milk (via http://www.raisinandfig.com) Don’t worry, I’m not going all Euell Gibbons on you.  (What, you’re too young for that reference?  Lucky you… […]

DIY Painted Terra Cotta Pots

January 25, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

I am finally wrapping up my Christmas gift projects and I saved one of my favorites for last. J and I worked together to spray paint two terra cotta pots for my mom. Her backyard currently has a lot of different pots, but none like these. I wasn’t sure…

Gardening Time Savers

January 23, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Gardening Time Savers (Family Features) – Taking the DIY approach to lawn and garden care has many advantages, such as saving money and offering some fresh air and exercise, but sometimes it can turn into a timely endeavor. By the time you round up…

5 DIY Projects for Indoor Gardening

January 22, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

I don’t know about you, but where I live, it isn’t easy having a garden. The weather is unpredictable, and the seasons never want to behave themselves. It gets colder earlier and stays that way longer. You think that Spring has really sprung with…

Felt Heart Garland

January 14, 2014 Dan Ashbach 0

Felt Heart Garland (via Made From Pinterest) Valentine’s Cards used to be homemade. I know this because my Granny Ola told me how she used […]

DIY Colored Ice Balls

January 6, 2014 Chris 0

Colored Ice Balls – A Great Winter Kid Activity (via Woods and Water) It is always more difficult to find things to do in the […]

Sugar and Spice Pecans

December 13, 2013 Dan Ashbach 1

Sugar and Spice Pecans (via Made From Pinterest) Are you stressed out trying to get everything done this holiday season? Making and buying presents, sending […]