January 1941. "Guest at Sarasota, Florida, trailer park, beside her garden made of shells and odds and ends. The camp has garden club for members organized for the purpose of making the surroundings attractive." So, not all the girls in Florida around 1940 were picking tomatoes. Some were the tomatoes. Photo by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security Administration
More interesting than Hearst Castle, Nit Witt Ridge is a home in the Cambria, CA . If you phone before arriving, you can arrange for a tour for approximately $10 per person. The home was put together by an eccentric man using stones, shells, odds and ends and items considered to be trash.
I thought this would be fun, but I didn’t realize how fun. The kids seriously LOVED this project! It was easy yet engaging and it used all kinds of odds and ends (which I liked). First, I mixed up a batch of plaster of paris—left over from sandcasting at the beach—which I then poured into...Read More »
Bookshelves aren't limited to reading materials. Locate one near your kitchen to store all your cooking odds and ends. Stack the storage unit high with dishware, spices, and cookbooks to free up cabinet space.