Tag Archives: Made + Remade

Halloween Hack: Make Trickerdoodle Cookies Using Leftover Candy

If your youngsters are aggressive trick-or-treaters or the turnout at your own front door didn’t meet expectations, there’s a good chance November starts off with a serious surplus of bite-sized candy. You can freeze some to be eaten later, you … Continue reading

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Healthy Halloween Cuisine: DIY Black Hamburger Buns Recipe

When a hamburger with a black bun was introduced in Japan by a fast food restaurant last year, it was an instant hit. Still, I was surprised when the novelty burger hit the American market just in time for Halloween … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Prep Your Gas Mower for Winter

I admit it. I love to mow the lawn. While I know a lot of folks dread lawn maintenance, I like a walk in the sunshine with purpose, a chance to catch up on my favorite podcasts and the instant … Continue reading

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DIY Mayonnaise: 8 Handy Uses (That Don’t Involve Food)

It’s been about a decade since I last bought a jar of mayonnaise.  Not because I don’t like it. On the contrary. Mayonnaise is an incredibly versatile condiment, at home on a turkey sandwich, in potato salad or deviled eggs. … Continue reading

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Going Solar with Google’s Project Sunroof

“We have this handy fusion reactor in the sky called the sun,” Elon Musk, solar energy magnate and CEO of Tesla Motors, reminds us. “You don’t have to do anything, it just works. It shows up every day.” And with … Continue reading

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Favorite Tweets: How to Select a Bird Feeder

When the weather is warm, my screened-in porch becomes the primary office space at my house. It’s one of the perks from working from home, but there are distractions. My favorite is the flapping of wings as birds of all … Continue reading

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Build a Cat Tree Using Real Tree Branches

My brother has an outdoor cat. A fourteen year old orange tabby, Pumpkin is an enormous, lovable beast who spends his days romping around the yard and surrounding woods, hunting small prey, visiting the neighbors, and climbing high into the … Continue reading

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