How to make a floating shelf for the entryway.

One Board Challenge: Make This DIY Floating Corner Shelf

I was invited to participate in this challenge that required me to make anything using a …

July 17, 2015 in Decor, DIY
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Upgrading our small bedside table to a larger scaled mid-century table that's a better sized for our king size bed.

A $40 Midcentury Bedside Table Throwdown

Great furniture finds at ordinary garage sales make me want to fist bump everyone in my …

July 08, 2015 in Bedrooms, Being Thrifty
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Slate tiles used for a hopscotch board.

Summer Living, and Outdoor Playspace Upgrades

We’ve been living outdoors since the temps climbed to a tolerable place, and it’s been …

July 06, 2015 in Backyard, DIY
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How I used an old dry log to make a patio herb garden.

Made + Remade + More

I really feel like I’ve kicked the year off in a good way, and somehow it’s …

June 30, 2015 in Living Room
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Stacking a loose flagstone fire pit.

Building A Simple Flagstone Firepit

A few years ago, we found buried blue flagstones in our yard. We have to believe that …

June 19, 2015 in Backyard, DIY, Free (For All)
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The rental house sold!

It Sold: My Final Thoughts on Renting and Selling

The house sold in a week. A fast sale was the best case scenario for my …

June 11, 2015 in Buying and Renting and Selling
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Make a PVC trellis to grow giant beans.

Big Beans, PVC, and

My Dad gave us a handful of his giant bean seeds at the end of …

May 27, 2015 in DIY, DIY Network Projects, Gardening
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A small, cozy second seating area in our sunken living room.

The Landscape Of Our Living Room

Back at the time that we invested in our sectional, we knew that the size of our …

May 26, 2015 in Living Room
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recommendation for solar light strand

Two Cents On Solar LED Strands

Solar-powered LED lights? Conceptually, awesome. We upgraded our holiday strands to regular electric LEDs a …

April 30, 2015 in Backyard, Decor
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Use Sugru to make your sunglasses fit better.

Sunglasses Hack: Achieve A Better Fit

I bought my first-ever pair of prescription sunglasses last Fall – totally awesome decision, should have …

April 27, 2015 in DIY
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