A woman in Kansas City, Missouri was sick of mowing her lawn so she covered it with 80 tons of sand. Apparently her neighbors aren't very happy now.

There aren't many "welcome" signs in Georgianna Reid's front yard turned beach. Passersby can't miss her corner lot at East Meyer Boulevard and Walnut Street.

Reid said the sand has its advantages.

"Now being over 60, I've decided that I've owned the house for 33 years and that I wasn't going to mow anymore or water," she said.

Brooksiders know it as the "sandbox," but whatever one calls it, Reid's lot catches eyes behind the wheel and from those on foot.