Cheaper granite countertop options: Engineered Granite Overlay Countertops--Budget friendly granite surface that installs over the top of old counters & doesn't have grout lines like granite tile! Also perfect for quick installations.
How to paint kitchen cabinets without losing your mind. Great tips re. what order to do cabinet boxes, drawers, & doors to allow full use of kitchen during renovation. She used Benjamin Moore Regal paint in pearl finish, no topcoat.
Tree Stump Removal - Get rid of tree stumps by drilling holes in the stump and filling them with Epsom salt, then water. Live stumps may take as long as a month to decay, and start to decompose all by themselves.