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.
Faux Stone & Counter Space for Outdoor Grilling--robin, i have such plans for your outdoors :P this would be awesome for your grill! once you do the faux stone look, then do this around grill---that would look so beautiful!
The best way of getting rid of mosquitoes is Listerine, the original medicinal type. The Dollar Store-type works, too. spray the lawn and deck floor with Listerine, used it around my seat whenever I saw mosquitoes. And voila!