DIY Garden Shoji Screen

DIY Garden Shoji Screen

Although they are incredibly beautiful and serene, there are a lot of ugly things about having a pond. The list includes cleaning out slimy, smelly muck each spring, dead fish, water slug/leechy things and ugly hoses and equipment. It’s not all sunshine and lily...
Around 900 Square Feet in May

Around 900 Square Feet in May

Here is a quick post listing the things that got done around my place during the month of May. This post is actually more for me than you — so I can keep track of what needs to be done and when throughout the year. At the bottom is a really a cool photo of my...
Spring has sprung, deck is done.

Spring has sprung, deck is done.

I’m excited to share a project I  finished a couple of weeks ago. It was first on my spring to-do list, and I’m very pleased with myself – getting the job done, before the Solstice arrived, because it was the biggest job on my list for the summer,...
Little House. Little Know-How. Little Budget.

Little House. Little Know-How. Little Budget.

NOTHING MUCH EXCEPT A PRETTY BIG HEART. Ok, so this is awkward. Have you ever opened an email that was so important you were terrified respond right away? You read and re-read the original message and think to yourself ‘Man, the right response is gonna take some...
Summer Bummer

Summer Bummer

So..this is the last long weekend of the summer. I am BUMMED. This won’t be a long post because I’m going home, sitting in my backyard and not leaving. You can find me there if you need me. I still have l lots of things to do as fall creeps in –...