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Alternative Methods For Watering Houseplants Comparison

Alternative Methods For Watering Houseplants Comparison

If you are looking for ways to water your houseplants while you are away on vacation, or just looking for a way to streamline watering all your container plants, there are a lot of options to choose from.  There are plenty of products you can purchase, and many DIY methods of watering plants as well.  … Continue Reading

DIY Drawer Knife Storage Block

This is definitely one of the quickest and easiest DIY projects we’ve done that provided almost instant gratification. We now no longer have to fumble through a drawer filled with knives looking for a tiny paring knife. Each knife stays in its assigned spot and there’s no more risk of accidentally getting cut. After measuring … Continue Reading

DIY Pasta Drying Racks

DIY Pasta Drying Racks

Here are a few variations of Do It Yourself pasta drying racks. The goal of each of these racks is to use as little space as possible, and requiring as little setup time as possible prior to use. Hopefully resulting in one less gadget that needs to be assembled/disassembled and one less thing taking up … Continue Reading

How To Easily Clean The Glass Within An Oven Door

This should get filed under “Why do they let people who don’t clean appliances designappliances?”. You probably have an oven like ours, which has two panes of glass in the door. The vents at the top front of the oven door are there to allow heat/steam to escape, but they also allow any food drippings … Continue Reading

How To Easily Clean A Stainless Steel Sink

How To Easily Clean A Stainless Steel Sink

Routine tasks need to be relatively easy if I have to do them “routinely”. That said, I’m not going to degrease the sink with vinegar, halved lemons, hydrogen peroxide, etc. Nor am I going to hand polish it with flour, baking soda, or stainless steel polish. That would take forever and requires too much elbow … Continue Reading

Converting Full Window Screens To Half Screens

Over the past decade, we have gradually replaced most of the windows in our home. Half sized window screens weren’t available yet when we installed the first batch of windows. The second set of installed windows had half screens, and the second I washed these windows for the first time I immediately wanted to convert … Continue Reading

Ingenious Ways To Recycle Gift And Credit Cards

If you happen to have a bunch of old credit cards, rewards cards, or used gift cards lying around, there are plenty of useful ways to recycle them. This is also a great way to make use of all those credit cards the companies keep sending you in the mail. Gift Bag Hook Organizers Emergency … Continue Reading

Pasta Drying Racks To Buy Or Make DIY

There are a lot of choices available for pasta drying racks, including high end models, budget friendly, several DIY options and, in a pinch, repurposing items you already have. Which option you choose will depend on your budget, storage needs, and materials preference. Kitchenaide Pasta Rack Attachment The Kitchenaide Pasta Drying Rack runs about $31. … Continue Reading

Creative Projects For Repurposing Faux Wood Blinds

Creative Projects For Repurposing Faux Wood Blinds

If you have leftover slats after adjusting the length of your faux wood blinds, or you are replacing existing blinds, hang onto those slats because you’ll find they have a lot of uses for projects and crafts around the home. Whether you’re looking for a way to repurpose leftover slats, or want to upcycling slats … Continue Reading