Tips on how to save a few bucks here and there.
Does it make sense to clean rusty screwdriver bits?Continue reading
I am in the process of some serious cleanup of two Rhododendron beds at the end of my driveway. I needed a small wall between one of the beds and my neighbor’s property. The solution was to re-purpose some cinder blocks, 4×4’s and pavers that I had.Continue reading
I let my Craftsman Roto Tiller sit neglected in the shed for over three years. About an hour of carburetor cleaning got it running again.Continue reading
My Craftsman tractor was blowing smoke from a blown head gasket. I opted to replace it myself.Continue reading
One of the first things to go on most grills are the flame tents. The angled metal that goes over the burners. They are very easy and inexpensive to replaceContinue reading
If you have a lot of papers with personal information, mushing them might be an alternative to shredding them.Continue reading
The hot water on my kitchen faucet was leaking for a while. It was one of those things I just wasn’t able to get to. I decided to try replacing the cartridge instead of the faucet.Continue reading
Once again I got lucky with a Giant Yellow Tag sale. Most stores will discount meats that are approaching their ‘sell by’ date. I ended up with 7 nice thin pork chops for less than six dollars.
Access to a cheap fire starter is a good thing. I usually have 1 or 2 strips of bacon with breakfast. I’ve been doing the bacon in the microwave. I put a paper towel in a microwave bowl, then the bacon and cover with a paper towel. Afterwards the towels make great fire starters. However, you have to be careful with how you store the grease soaked paper towels because of the danger of spontaneous combustion.