"You do not have to make your children in to wonderful people. You just have to remind them that they are wonderful people. If you do this consistently from the day they are born they will believe it easily." -- William Martin by Naghma
This is a perfect combo of my two favorite ideas for that space under the stairs leading to the basement. A reading nook AND book storage and shelves . assuming that there is enough space for this there.
Patio Planter for Citrus Trees Citrus plants grow well in containers on a sunny patio. Containers also allows for citrus plants to be brought inside if the weather turns cool. I would love to have citrus trees someday!