Throw a Stick of Sage into the Firepit/Bonfire. The sage scented smoke that the fire will emit keeps mosquitos and other annoying bugs at bay for the entire area. Usually the sage stick is enough, no need for bug sprays.
Pencil Candles in a Bucket of Sand. Fill a galvanized tub with sand, slide in a handful of candles, don with a festive ribbon, and you have an instant centerpiece; perfect for a Christmas table. I could change the colour for other celebrations.
Pallet slipped over fenceposts for quick fencing – maybe this will block the view of the dog next door that barks at EVERYTHING! Pallets slipped over fence posts for a quick and cheap fence; could be used for making dog kennels or just a neat fence.