Girly Macgyver


I know first hand that starting from scratch will some days leave you feeling absolutely beaten. If its not one bug it is another, to much rain, drought, the moment you want to mow the lawn.."click click".. it has stopped working. Not only that, the dog has chewed the hose nossle,  and the donkeys have pushed over the … Continue reading Girly Macgyver

Braai Area DIY


This is a water resivour that has been suggested to use as a storage area, braai area or as a water resiviour. Well being a South Africa, I rate a braai area bru. It's an eye sore. Its right in the middle of the back garden. Its green with rotted tin, rotted beams and cracked … Continue reading Braai Area DIY

Guest House Renovations


We were supposed to opened our doors on the 1st of March 2012. That could be delayed by a few months, but we have already started working. It's a three bedroom with a single bathroom en-suite. Um that's about it, I think it's a converted garage, with lots of unused foundations outside. Things that have … Continue reading Guest House Renovations

Build a Greenhouse for under 10 Bucks


Been threatening to build a greenhouse for 4 weeks already. I have marked out the space, positioned it properly and given it a lot of thought. We have a full day of sun everyday unless there is rain, which is a blessing. Ok the title is a little incorrect, but both Xolane and myself are … Continue reading Build a Greenhouse for under 10 Bucks