A tall kid's teepee from Minted as a Christmas surprise for our kids.

Things I’m Gifting, and My Picks While Online Shopping

Not to brag, but I’m about 72% done with my holiday shopping and feeling pretty …

November 27, 2016 in Holiday-Related Projects, Supporting Sponsors
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How to make a DIY lightbox using a shadowbox picture frame.

How I Made My Own Light Box

We moved the girls into a bedroom together a few months ago to make space …

November 02, 2016 in Decor, DIY, For the Kids
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Open shelving above the refrigerator.

A 21st Century Fridge In a 1950’s Kitchen

Agree with me on this: There are really only just a few moments in life that render …

October 20, 2016 in DIY, Kitchen
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Sam's Birth Announcement from Minted.com

Maternity Leave + Minted

Hey guys, Minted sponsored this post and we also teamed up to gift one reader a $250 credit …

September 30, 2016 in For the Kids, Supporting Sponsors
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Installing a large Pennsylvania bluestone flagstone patio.

Our Latest and Greatest: A Perfect, New Patio

Our time- and cost-intensive projects are fewer and farther between than they used to be, …

July 13, 2016 in Backyard, Decor, DIY
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A natural garden pathway using logs and mulch.

Merry Garden, 2016

The growing season is off to a great start, and as usual, my eyeballs/stomach expect more …

June 22, 2016 in Backyard, DIY, Gardening
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Emily Fazio

5 Years Later

I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t waiting for my luck to run out …

May 20, 2016 in Casual Celebrations
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Create a shadowbox picture frame for travel keepsakes.

Keeping Tabs on All of the Keepsakes

Amongst the actual souvenirs that we pick up on our travels, I also hold on …

May 10, 2016 in Decor, DIY, Merry Travels, Organized
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Hope to see one of these baby turkey vultures myself; this photo was taken by Roberta Dell'Anno. Thanks Roberta!


First of all, thanks for hanging out with me as I spent the last few months …

May 04, 2016 in Backyard
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DIY holiday gift tag/ornament - a clay snowman.

Double Duty – Gift Tags Become Custom Ornaments

This post was originally published on DIY Network’s blog Made + Remade in December 2014. It’s …

April 30, 2016 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, For the Kids, Holiday-Related Projects
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