Category: DIY / Create

Dine & Shop Under an Umbrella Sky

The sea of umbrellas, that appear to be floating magically in mid-air, brings a shower of colour over the narrow city streets. It creates a beautiful scene while also protecting pedestrians from the baking sun. The Umbrella Sky Project was developed by the firm Sextafeira Produgues, who is dedicated...

Host a Backyard S’mores Party

The Basics: 1) Hang strings of lights. 2) Set up tables for seating, food, and drinks. 3) Hang pennants and put out flowers. 4) Get the fire going. 5) Set out the food. And don’t forget a Sticky Fingers Station! The Sticky Fingers Station, with a bucket of hand...

Start a Journal

We’ve heard it a million times: the most important relationship in our life is the one with ourselves. Yet, in our busy lives, we typically don’t have (or make) the time to connect with our inner self, check in and give it some love. Ever since I was a...

Sunshine, Whiskey & You | Best Bourbon Cocktails

Often relegated to the chillier months of the year, bourbon is the one true American-born spirit. But don’t underestimate its year-round appeal! Whether you like your bourbon drinks potent, like a classic Boulevardier, or prefer something with a fresher, more fruity twist, we’ve got recipes that prove that bourbon...

Ninja Warrior Challenge – Squirrel Edition

Okay, so maybe you can’t do this yourself. But it’s pretty cool to watch!!   Former NASA and Apple engineer turned YouTuber Mark Rober devised a comprehensive strategy to beat a group of squirrels from ravaging the nuts that he kept for birds in his backyard. To everyone’s surprise,...

Build a DIY Birdhouse in 7 Easy Steps

Birdwatching from afar with binoculars is one way to go. Watching these little feathery friends in your own yard is even better! Attract birds to your backyard and garden with these 7 easy steps. Make a DIY birdhouse, then watch them show up! This bird house makes a great...

Urban Gardening | Build a Vegetable Garden on Your Balcony

Even if you’re an urban gardener with little space, you can still benefit from growing a city vegetable garden. A window, balcony, patio, deck or roof receiving six or more hours of sun is all you need, in addition to a few containers. The urban gardener can enjoy a...