Five Fun Outdoor Games to Make this Weekend

If you know me, you know I love a good game and have a pretty fierce competitive streak. I also love having friends over and spending time in our backyard swimming, eating, and just having fun. So it’s no wonder I am a fan of backyard games! What’s better than feeding your competitive streak outside {…Read More…}

How to Build an Upcycled Planter Box

I am so absolutely thrilled with how this DIY planter box turned out.  I finally used all the fence posts that I scavenged from my neighbors trash a couple of year’s ago….sniff.  I love the mix of old weathered wood with fresh rich stained tones.  This planter is huge coming in at 7 1/2 feet long.  It makes a huge impact as you walk up to my door and I love seeing some color on my porch area.

 

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How to Restore a Fire Pit Ash Pan

When I went to clean out our fire pit I noticed there were several holes in the bottom of it in what is called the ash pan. What the heck is an ash pan?  I know – I didn’t know the technical term until I started looking for one to replace the rust bucket we {…Read More…}

Planting a Raised Garden Bed

I have had gardens in the past.  In fact, every year since we moved to Indiana until I had Kayla I had a garden.  Isaac loved gardening with me.  Here is a post kicking way back showing Isaac with some of our garden treasures.       That year I had Kayla I was too {…Read More…}