How to Dismantle a Pallet & Build a Raised Bed

From bird houses to kitchen cabinets, is there anything you can’t build from pallets?  Just search the word pallet in Pinterest and be stunned by all the creative projects. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve found plenty of uses for them just as they come. We’ve build pig pens, stalls and compost bins. But for some of the projects I want to build, the pallet must first be dismantled. Before we get down to business, this article … Continue reading

Advent/New Year/Resolutions/Challenges

When do you make New Year resolutions, and what do you call them? Are you mostly successful or do you lose resolve somewhere about mid-February? December 1, 2013 is the first Sunday in Advent. Because this is the season we prepare for the coming of Christ, and Advent marks the new liturgical year, it’s the time I make New Year’s resolutions. I prefer to call my resolutions “challenges” because that is how they often feel … Continue reading