How To Guide: Chalk Paint Mason Jar In 5 Easy Steps

This how to guide will show you just how simple it is to chalk paint a mason jar. Mason jars are so useful! They are cute. They hold stuff. They can be used to display things. I am wild about them. Chalk painting a mason jar was the natural solution for me when I decided to look for a new pen organizer for my desk.

Easy DIY Bird Bath Made From Scrap Wood

I recently turned to blog readers for advice on how to attract hummingbirds to my garden, and this easy DIY bird bath is the result of some of that advice. It's built from scrap wood and a plastic plant saucer, this is as simple as it gets.

10 Ways To Upcycle An Old Ladder

I am fascinated with old ladders and want to share 10 ways to upcycle an old ladder with you. Recently, I was given an old, rickety wooden ladder that was going to go to the trash if I couldn't do something with it. In fact, I created two projects out of this ladder

Jameson Irish Whiskey BBQ Sauce

This Jameson Irish whiskey bbq sauce makes a rich and flavorful addition to your summertime cookouts. It's super easy to make but the flavors are complex. It's sweet, smoky, and tangy all at one time. Mix a batch of this barbecue sauce, invite over your friends, and prepare to see them amazed at your bbq prowess.

Budgeting For Your DIY Project – When to Save, When to Splurge

You can save money when budgeting for your DIY project; learn when to save and when to splurge on materials. A DIY project can really hit you in the wallet...hard. But if you know what you can save money on and where you need to really spend it, you can alleviate some of the financial strain.

Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw

As a relocated Yankee living in the south, I sometimes miss being able to order Pittsburgh's most famous cole slaw. You can get this very special slaw only at Primanti Bros. restaurants. They build sandwiches that are piled high with fresh meats, french fries, and they top it all off with this style of cole … Continue reading Primanti Bros Pittsburgh’s Most Famous Cole Slaw

How to Attract Bats to Your Yard This Summer

Most of you probably clicked on this article just to be sure you correctly read the title and your eyes were not playing tricks on you. Well, thanks for clicking and yes, today we are going to find out to turn our yards into a bat-hive. "Why on earth would I want bats in my … Continue reading How to Attract Bats to Your Yard This Summer

Cherry Tomato Salsa: Salsa Made From The Bounty of Early Summer

One of the tastiest ways to use the tiny but tasty cherry tomato is to make a bowl of cherry tomato salsa. My garden is slamming right now. I'm getting about a pint of cherry tomatoes each day along with jalapenos and cilantro.