I like the idea for kitchen counter. (AW) DIY wood plank kitchen table picture step by step ~ would also be really really awesome for kitchen counters! Stained black with high gloss protectant over them.
DIY cooking spray: Homemade Cooking Spray by Natures Nurture 1 part olive oil (or your choice of oil), 5 parts water, 1 misting spray bottle. Mix in your spray bottle: oil & water. Shake well and you’re done. Store in a cool, dark place.
How To Grow Herbs in Pots & Containers - Great list of how to grow lots of different herbs, grow them indoors and more. this is a great go to for planting ! Even tells you veggies and flowers that benifit from being planted with certain herbs as well