Gardening: Metal Sand Bucket Garden Planters

Three weeks ago I stopped into a local Family Dollar Store that was going out of business. Everything in the store was 10% to 50% off on the day that I was there. While browsing around there store, I found these metal sand buckets with metal shovels on sale for $4.00 each and then I got 50% off, … [Read more...]

Gardening: Old Birdbath Turned into a Flower Planter

Ten years ago my husband bought me a gorgeous birdbath and water fountain combo which I absolutely LOVED. The bowl portion of the bird bath is done in a large seashell shape and the top had floating ball with water fountain. When it was new, it looked gorgeous but over the years, it's fallen … [Read more...]

Gardening: How to Turn Wood Pallets into Strawberry Growing Planters

Two years ago we decided to put a pool into our small backyard and since that time, we don't regret it. With that said, we did have to make the decision to give up some of our gardening space to accommodate it. Even though we lost horizontal garden space, we gained vertical space by planting some of … [Read more...]

High-Quality Fire Retardant Artificial Plants and Trees

How many of you enjoy using a lot of flowers, plants and trees to decorate the inside & outside of your home or place of business? I know I do! Having a lot of pretty flowers, plants and trees to look at always brings a smile to my face and I think having a "sense" of nature around you is … [Read more...]

Outdoor Oasis: Making the Most of Your Patio Space

Patios, terraces, porches, verandas, and decks are a great extension of your home. But when was the last time you tossed out some chairs and invited your family to enjoy the outdoors? Though we know how lovely it is to sit and relax on a patio, many of us take the precious outdoor oasis of our home … [Read more...]

DIY Metal Plant Stand Makeover!

If you've been reading this blog for the past few years or even the past few months, you'll already know that I consider myself to be frugal and crafty. I love to decorate my home in a beach & coastal style, but let's face it, these days home decor can be really expensive! My one neighbor moved … [Read more...]

OUTXPRO Solar Energy Snake and Pest Repeller

Like most people, I'm not fond of snakes and I'm certainly not fond of having them roaming around in my backyard with 2 grandchildren around. On top of that, we've been having severe issues with groundhogs ripping up our property, destroying our vegetable & flower gardens and digging tunnels … [Read more...]

Outdoor Christmas Laser Lights from 1ByOne

How many of you have been eyeing up one of those outdoor laser lights for the holiday season? We've been looking at them for the past 2 years and have always put off purchasing one due to cost. Almost all of the ones that we've looked at have been $100 or more, which isn't in our budget at this … [Read more...]