Have friends and family sign a bottle of champagne (or wine) at your house warming party and/or their first visit. Save for decor or to use as a vase. Works nicer if you just ask for their first and last name. May do a pitcher .... gig em! ;)
How to make a miniature pond in a pot - Add some goldfish and you won't have mosquito worries. Use gravel instead of the dirt and the water will be clearer - maybe I found a new home for my goldfish??.
Put a tiny bit of toothpaste into a small cup, mix in one teaspoon baking soda plus one teaspoon of hydrogen peroxide, and half a teaspoon water. Thoroughly mix then brush your teeth for two minutes. Remember to do it once a week until you have reached the results you want. Once your teeth are good and white, limit yourself to using the whitening treatment once every month or two.