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How To Build a Metal Raised Garden Bed

Corrugated metal raised beds for the garden

Growing food in a metal raised garden bed is a crucial step in one of my house goals. I love the zen of combining beauty and function. I was able to turn a pretty ugly portion of the yard into a thing of beauty. After days of deliberation over logistics, size, aesthetics, and cost between …

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Cultured Pearls

Everything you wanted to know about cultured pearls 1 pearls were the first gems discovered by man thousands of years ago. Since that time, people of many cultures have recognized the beauty and value of pearls. Pearls are the only organic gems and require no processing to reveal their natural beauty. At first, people relied on the chance finding of natural pearls in a variety of species of marine bivalves and freshwater mussels.

A History on Pearl Culture Pearls were the first gems discovered by man thousands of years ago. Since that time, people of many cultures have recognized the beauty and value of pearls. Pearls are the only organic gems and require no processing to reveal their natural beauty. At first, people relied on the chance finding …

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5 Wood Products for a Sustainable Lifestyle

Wood watch jord

Seeking out wood products to incorporate into a sustainable lifestyle ended up being more of a task than I originally thought. I’m constantly discovering new ways to evolve my way of life and environment into being more sustainable. Using wood based products is a great way to do accomplish these goals. I wanted to make sure the …

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Leather Care for Shoes and Boots

Leather care for shoes and boots

If you are as obsessed as I am on how to care for leather boots and shoes, you will enjoy reading this article I have put together and improved upon with each winter. I love well-made leather boots and look at them as something to own for many many years. I buy with the intent …

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Raised Bed Ideas For Your Garden

Raised garden beds two more

If you’re looking for raised bed ideas, from gardening for food or for flowers, this one is for you. I happen to have a raised bed addition. Once you have one raised bed, you’re going to want to build another. And then another. And another. And so on until you run out of room. Then, …

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Camera Accessories for Your DSLR

Photography gear upgrades

In this post, I will cover the most essential accessories for your DSLR camera that will take your photography game to the next level. Regardless of your DSLR brand, these tripods, lights, straps and mounts will surely help you take better photos and do so with more ease of use. As a professional photographer, I’ve …

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Sustainability in Paper Products

Sustainability in paper products

When it comes to choosing sustainable paper products, it turns out there are a lot of factors to consider. Contributors to sustainability include natural resource conservation, renewable energy for manufacturing, emissions, recyclable products, supply chain transparency, social impact, and good stewardship. A lot goes into those Vanity Fair napkins, Brawny paper towels, and Angel Soft rolls of toilet paper. Learn what one company, Georgia-Pacific, is doing to address these concerns, and how to choose sustainable paper products for yourself.

How to Read Tires

How to read tires

Learning how to read tires is a valuable skill to have on hand for a multitude of scenarios. Whether you are in the market for new tires, checking their recommended tire pressure, or making sure they aren’t expired, there are a whole bunch of numbers and codes to be aware of. Knowing the most common …

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The Best MacBook Accessories (Air/Pro/M1)

The best macbook pro accessories

After I purchased the new 16″ MacBook Pro M1 Max, I realized it was also time to upgrade all of my MacBook accessories. I always try to buy my gear with the goal of finding the balance between the latest and greatest and something which will last as long as possible. With this new MBP, …

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