Crafting with our kids is one of the best ways to spend an afternoon. see more
Patriotic door decorations from bloggers on Pinterest. I’ve been enjoying all of the creative ideas for patriotic door decorations on Pinterest, and wanted to share my favorite creative ideas. And all of these ideas prove that you don’t have to spend a lot of money to create a eye-catching statement … see more
I love when I get to make wind chimes and other stuff out of, well, stuff. And I love to get creative to make things usually made in a factory and designed by computers come to life in my back yard. With my hand work and tools. I have to admit … see more
As the obstacle course race popularity increases, we’ve seen training groups pop up around where we live. To help get future Spartans ready for the race, Mark and Theresa designed and built a Spartan training apparatus at a local YMCA. see more
Make a play set for your kids. What could be more fun? Get a few tools and sketch up the design. Then, start whacking boards together. Sun’s shining. Lemonade (or beer-mon-ade) is close by. And Junior thinks you’re a hero, right? Yeah, until you’re whipping your cordless drill at the … see more
Gardening jujitsu is about little things we can do that really make big differences to improve our homes (and our world). So let’s do it in the dirt. While a gardening death match might sound interesting, gardening jujitsu is using the simple and awesome power of plants to make your … see more
It costs less than $20 to make this corner herb wall art. see more
DIY windchime projects can be as easy or complex as you want. I’m fascinated by chimes, so having a reason to make a DIY windchime project was like a little gift from the universe. And my reason is that Bernzomatic has recently asked Mark and I to become torchbearers. Essentially … see more
Repurposing ideas are like little gems falling from the sky, and we’re talking with two creative experts on this episode.
Dumpster diving, upcycling, reusing… for the creative repurposer, all of those words mean the same thing: Let’s make awesome stuff that’s inexpensive and truly unique to us.
We are sharing repurposing ideas for both the newbie repurposer and the experienced. And on this episode, we put two repurposing experts — Anitra Mecadon and Tara Dara — to our unconventional repurposing ideas test. see more
Hey, man up and maintain your lawn mower. It’s easy. While your at it, get your kid out from behind the tablet and into the yard. Hands-on, baby. Here’s a few things we do. -New season, new spark plug. If your lawn mower is coughing and sputtering, this is a … see more