Eating Elephants

  The husband and I are great project starters, awesome, even; project finishers, however, we are not. We are currently working on… The back yard (if the rain would ever stop) The kitchen cabinets The kitchen island Finishing the basement Painting the bedroom Finishing the wall between the bedroom and bathroom Fixing the plumbing Fixing…

Neighborhood Tree Trimming Day

Here it is, not quite Autumn, and the leaves are starting to fall from the trees. Early this spring I spent a great deal of  time researching trees. Thank you, Youtube. I’m planting an espalier orchard and needed to know how to prune my trees to create a Belgian fence. Espalier is where you train bushes or…

7 Ways to Save on Groceries

I’m reviving another old post today. This was my most popular post of all time, originally posted in April 2014. I’m not a foodie. I hate to cook with a blinding passion and I hate grocery shopping even more. Unfortunately, it’s something I have to do anyway and apparently, so do a lot of other people….