100 Great Romantic Ideas

1. Bury a “Time Capsule” together with trinkets, love letters or other romantic sentimental items. Then, draw up a simple map and store it in your safe deposit box. Date the map and decide together when you’ll dig up your romantic treasure. 2. Create a special music disk together of love or fun songs. Have … Read more100 Great Romantic Ideas

How to build a cinder block retaining wall

“Cinder block?” Why would you want to build your retaining wall out of cinder block?”  “I like cinder block better, it’s lighter to work with than concrete blocks, and won’t rot like timbers do”. “But for a retaining wall? You want heavy block for a retaining wall, don’t you?” When considering building a retaining wall … Read moreHow to build a cinder block retaining wall

Landscaping My Yard : Photo Essay

I’ve been working like a mad woman so far this spring on fixing up our property and doing some landscaping around our home and yard.  I’m trying to increase our property value, because I’m hoping not to be here forever, and we can enjoy it while we are here.  I thought I’d share my progress … Read moreLandscaping My Yard : Photo Essay