DIY Kitchen Island

DIY kitchen island, DIY kitchen console, kitchen bar

Need a little extra storage space in your kitchen? This DIY kitchen island/ kitchen console can provide extra seating space as well as storage and is a very simple build. My friend needed a bit more workspace and a lot more storage in his small kitchen.  But, and like most of us, there just wasn’t […]

Best Computers for Online Learning

Best computers for at-home learning

Feeling overwhelmed with the upheaval and uncertainty of our school systems during Covid-19?  I’ve put together the top 3 best computers for online learning that will fit the bill whether your child is back in a classroom or at home learning remotely. It’s a new world isn’t it? Not one I’m terribly fond of – […]

Porch Planter Bench

Porch planter bench, porch planter, DIY bench, storage bench, porch bench, DIY planter

Do you have a small front porch?  One that is an easy target for porch pirates?  Whip up one of these porch planter benches in just a few hours to add curb appeal AND create a drop space for deliveries to be hidden away from view. Happy Sunday everyone! I’m finally getting my rear-in-gear and […]

One-weekend backyard makeover – on a budget!

Before photo of backyard makeover

What can you do with $280 (CDN), a weekend and a bit of elbow grease?   How about a COMPLETE backyard makeover?! I love dramatic before and after projects – HGTV has made millions on people like me eating up every program (the beginnings and endings anyways) of incredible transformations done on a budget, as […]