Tag Archives: DIY

Flattened Flower Craft Project

My backyard is uncontrollably blooming yellows, pinks, reds, and oranges. I wanted to bring that beauty into my house. Instead of chopping off the blooms for a vase, I flattened them in my ginormous Java Programming book. First, I put … Continue reading

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Creating A Base For A Hummingbird Feeder Stand

Some days the dirt in my backyard is overwhelming. It is filled with rocks and isn’t great for planting. One day it occurred to me that I should try repurposing some of the dirt. I asked myself, how else can … Continue reading

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Make an Elevated Feeding Bowl for the Cat

If your cat or small dog needs a feeding bowl that is elevated from the ground, you can make one yourself. I used two small Japanese rice bowls. I think I bought mine a few years ago at a Daiso … Continue reading

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Weekend Highlights: Sustainability Tour, The CSA Cookbook, Drip Irrigation

Sustainabilty and Recycling Tour From the heights of the Apex Landfill to the depths of the underground water filters at The Palazzo, Friday and Saturday were all about trash and recycling and repurposing in Nevada. The teacher training I attended was … Continue reading

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Weekend Highlight: DIY Paver Installation With My Parents

I didn’t make it to flexibility class, K9 nose work, aerial silks or even regular dog training last week. Everything had to stop so I could start working on my backyard. There are four major projects I need to accomplish in … Continue reading

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