Makeovers

Custom Cabinets without the Cost

When we were building our house, one of the favorite topics of conversation was who was going to build our cabinets. These discussions turned into a who’s who session where people complained about or complimented the guy(s) who built their kitchen cabinets. They threw around phrases like crown molding, custom height, european hinges, plate rack, and work surface, all followed…

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Makeovers

My IKEA Hacks

Apologies for the poor quality images. They were all I managed to get. I may have mentioned here before how much a fan I am of “the” IKEA… I may have mentioned it a lot.An IKEA-related site I stumbled upon recently has really become a favorite of mine. Jules runs the fantabulous IKEA hacker site – a blog featuring cleverly “hacked” items…

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Home Help

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet (Compression Type)

That constant drip-drip-drip isn’t only annoying; it can cost you more than you think on the next water bill. Luckily, the most common causes for leaks are also the simplest to repair. With a few tools and between 15 to 30 minutes of your time, you can easily take care of the dastardly drip once and for all. What you’ll…

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Food!, Garden

Accidental Discovery

Being unable to complete a task once I begin it, I always seem to leave freshly picked radishes out on the counter in my kitchen too long and they end up looking like wrinkly old men – then I toss ‘em out. Yesterday (Saturday), i needed to rinse off some other stuff in the small, rarely used island sink in…

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Well-Being

Best Headphones for Exercising

We love to help you get the most out of life, and your health is a major part of that. So, we are pleased to provide you with the latest advances on headphone technology, responding the quality and durability to fit best for your fitness routine. After testing extensive models of headphones in all the different ways that exercise headphones should…

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Garden

Weed Eater Buying Guide

Living in a house provides more rooms and space, but also more work to do. The yard is a reason for which many couples prefer it, especially as it is a perfect place for children and pets. Many people know and have already experienced how fast the grass grows. However, it is mandatory to keep the yard look nice and…

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General

Confession…

Hi everyone, I have a confession to make. I neglected this site sometime after I started it. When I came back to it just recently I found that my hosting provider had cancelled the hosting (my bad!) and worse still I had lost the backups. I have tried to recreate the site as best I could, but inevitably some of…

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Food!, Well-Being

Harvesting Hops

Most people who know us personally know that Shawn is really into beer. Specifically home brew and micro brew. I mean, our recent trip to Reno was as much a thrifting trip as it was a chance for Shawn to sample the local breweries. So, needless to say, we are always excited when we find a great deal on brewing…

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Makeovers

Quick and Easy TV Table Makeover

One of the best things about thrifting is finding that one thing you need for a fraction of the cost. For us, a few weeks ago, it was a pair of side tables for our living room. One could lovingly refer to our 15 wide by 30 long living room / dining room as a bowling alley. To cut down…

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