I'm in the process of removing shrubs on the side of my house and will be installing a rain garden. I'm also going to be using rain barrels to catch rain water which will help defer cost of managing my ever growing garden. As I do these projects, I'll be posting guides and results of my efforts.
I remember getting married as a starry eyed early twenty something. I felt invincible. It didn't matter that we didn't have much and that out first apartment was as small as a matchbox. Thinking back we lived off a more than meager income. It didn't matter. We didn't need much.
Fast forward almost 6 years and we have a house with two kids and a dog. Now life gets complicated. The nation as a whole is going through a recession and everyone is scrambling to save money. This is our story and yours.
We're gonna focus on sustainable living in a variety ways including homemade crafts, do-it-yourself home design projects, furniture restoration, gardening, backyard farming, home meal ideas, and more. These ideas will not only save you money but will bring your family together and provide a satisfaction with life that can only be achieved by working with your hands.