from candle to solarabra , lighting, outdoor furniture, repurposing upcycling

From Candle to Solarabra!

I ran across this candle holder chandelier at a thrift store. I just knew what I wanted to turn it...

ten tips to save you money

Ten Tips to Save You Money

We all want to save money and some of the biggest money wasters are simple things we never really...

heating home recycled cans, go green, hvac

Yes, You Can: Heating a Home With 240 Recycled Cans

Think you're looking at a pile of cans ready to be recycled? Well, you are, but they may not be...

putting up a building for a solar installation, go green, Husband and son use chains and a come along

Putting up a Building for a Solar Installation

We moved this functional but small building out of the corner of the property to make space for a...

5 ways to make your home energy efficient in the summer, home maintenance repairs, lighting, 1 Windows and Doors

5 Ways to Make Your Home Energy Efficient in the Summer

As temperatures climb, it’s more important than ever that your home remains energy efficient.

how to make a rain barrel from a trash can

How to Make a Rain Barrel From a Trash Can

Did you know that with a few simple modifications to a trash can, you can make a really useful rain...

16 ways to reduce energy costs this winter, electrical, go green

Ways to Reduce Energy Costs This Winter

My new(ish) house is 100 years old and I was shocked at my energy bills in the first winter. Now I...

how to make a solar oven, diy, go green, how to, outdoor furniture, woodworking projects

How to Make a Solar Oven

Making your own solar oven is one way to cut down on electricity usage. Even a basic solar oven can...

how to complete 5 easy cheap new year s resolutions for your home

How to Complete 5 EASY & CHEAP New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

It’s the start of a new year and the start of a new and exciting things for Monk & Nun AND FOR...

understanding the stack effect, go green, home maintenance repairs, how to, hvac, This diagram shows how air leaks in and out of a home due to the Stack Effect

Understanding the Stack Effect

Do you know what "Stack Effect" is? It is probably a good idea to learn all you can about it....

six pros and cons of filtering your water, home maintenance repairs

Six Pros and Cons of Filtering Your Water

Whole house water filters are installed by placing a filter system in the main water supply of your...