Show respect even to people who dont deserve it, not as a reflection of their character, but as a reflection of yours -from Lifehacker, quoting Dave Willis. I really need to remember this because I think I show weakness when I do this, but I shouldn't.
Dog Pond - Place a plastic kiddie pool in the ground. It'd be easy to clean and looks nicer than having it above ground. Big dogs can't chew it up or drag it around. This is obviously more fancy than a plastic kiddie pool underground, good idea thou
Wine Barrel with Flowers and Solar Light.what an easy project and beautiful too! You could change up the flowers/greenery for the holidays and have it year round! Already have the wine barrel and flowers just need the solar lantern!