Author Archives: Ben

Kids Project – Bean Bag Toss

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Kids Project – Bean Bag Toss (Home Depot) Have you ever tried to figure out what to do with your kids on a Saturday morning? This month we took advantage of Home Depot’s Kids Workshop event. My boys built and painted their own bean bag toss game. Kids projects are always great fun. They teach our young ones some great… Read more »

Review of Ryobi 18V One+AirStrike Cordless 18ga Brad Nailer

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I recently purchased a Ryobi 18V One+ AirStrike Cordless 18ga Brad Nailer for some DIY projects at home. I’ve been trying to finish up some projects that needed to be nailed together and I didn’t like the idea of having to use larger nails that would be more visible. I also didn’t want to “ding” the wood while pounding in… Read more »

Kids Project – Basic Bird House

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Finding projects for my little ones to do on the weekends can always be challenging. They always like being out in the garage with me whenever I’m building something. So, I figured a woodworking project of their own would be a great option, cue the Basic Bird House. I used the bird house that Ana White has posted on her… Read more »

An update!

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I am sorry to all of tou for my lack of posting. I think it is time to get to working on this blog. It’s time to do some brainstorming on what to include. Do any of you have anything that you would like me to cover or discuss? More to come very soon…and this time I mean it!


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So, I know last time I said I would be posting more often, but that didn’t really happen. But I have been working on some projects and will be posting the “How-To’s” on here for you all to enjoy. Here’s what I’ve been working on: Rustic Barn Wood Serving Tray – This simple serving tray was made with 1×4 boards… Read more »

Health and Fitness

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Well it has been what seems like forever since I’ve posted on here. Probably because it has been! I apologize for the lack of posting, it has been a crazy spring at work and I haven’t had the time to keep up with all of this! So, I’m going to be starting a health and fitness journey. I’ve come to… Read more »

15 Ways to Save Money This Year

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Looking for a way to follow through on some of your resolutions this year? These 50 easy ways to save money will help you pay off some bills; work towards getting out of debt; or build on your savings. 15 Ways to Save Money this Year Budget! – The only way that you are going to be able to save… Read more »

A New Year; A New Beginning

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Well, it’s a new year! As most of us have done, I’ve jotted down a few New Year Resolutions that I’d like to accomplish this year. To help keep me accountable, I’d like to share them with you. So, here we go: 2017 Resolutions Build a better savings account for both of my little boys Less getting upset with the… Read more »

Christmas 2016

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Hello everyone! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas weekend! Ours was spent with family and friends. Everyone had a good time. The boys received most of what they wanted from Santa, and couldn’t have been more excited to see the tree Christmas morning. They had a blast seeing relatives from out of state and spending time with both… Read more »

It’s been awhile…

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It has been FAR too long since I’ve made a post. I do apologize to all of you for that! It has been extremely hectic at work being short staffed and actually manning my store by myself for a while. I now am fully staffed again, but have been training my new employees. Going forward, I’m looking to start writing… Read more »