By Shawn Shawn is a personal friend of the Clever Dude and Dudette. At the time of writing this article, Shawn didn't know he was going to be driving to the hospital that night to deliver his first child! Latin for "Buyer Beware", Caveat … [Read more...] about Caveat Emptor: Buyer Beware
Our retaining wall I mentioned that the second thing I did all weekend was "finish" our retaining wall, so I'll explain a little more. I started digging the 55ft section of wall along our pool on May 2nd, and it took about 5-6 hours of digging … [Read more...] about Retaining Wall (almost) Complete!
As much as I hate clutter, I also hate wasting things. Granted, I do my own fair share of wasting water, food and energy, but if I at least keep myself conscious of ways I can cut waste, then I'll help myself, the environment AND you, my fellow earth … [Read more...] about 50 Ways to Save Money by Not Wasting
So a couple weeks ago, I splurged on a Delonghi 10,000 BTU portable air-conditioner unit from Amazon for our upstairs. Right now, we have a window unit, and we wanted something that can be taken out more easily in the winter months and replaced in … [Read more...] about Buying and Returning Heavy, Expensive Products on Amazon
The picture above is our own little onion farm. A few weeks ago, we planted a dozen white onion bulbs in an 18" rectangular planter box we bought from Walmart for about $5. We got about 2 dozen onion bulbs for $4 and the planter fit half of the pack. … [Read more...] about Growing Your Own Mini-Garden
With Earth Day this week, you'll be hearing a lot about ways you can help the environment, but it doesn't hurt to save a little green in your wallet at the same time, right? So here are 10 ways to live green as well as save some green, and they don't … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Live Green and Save Money Indoors