Check out our new roof rake!

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Excessive snowfall and a month of below-freezing temps lead me to introduce to you our newest …

February 19, 2015 in Backyard, Tools
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48" metal fence enclosure in our garden.

Merry Garden, 2014

I never anticipated how hard it would be to garden and landscape in our yard; when …

September 11, 2014 in Backyard, Gardening
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Our modern treehouse, with the raw wood railing.

Our Great Treehouse (Railings + A Modern Roofline)

I think there’s a lot to be said about making long term investments like this …

August 06, 2014 in Backyard
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Spraying stain onto our t1-11 treehouse panels.

Our Great Treehouse (The Lowdown On The Spraydown)

We got a bit ahead of ourselves on the whole treehouse thing and stained the …

July 27, 2014 in Backyard, DIY, Supporting Sponsors
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Cutting a circle into T1-11 for the kid's treehouse modern window.

Our Great Treehouse (The Walls-Up-Update)

I’d grade us a solid-A on our success in the proclaimed “Summer of Making No Plans.” Travel …

July 23, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Backyard movie nights at our little merrypad.

Cloudy, Outdoors

We talk a lot about entertaining at our house, or rather, about the potential in …

July 02, 2014 in Backyard
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Handprints in cement.

One More Thing, Handprints

Aged seven months and seven years, little handprints positioned perfectly at the base of the northeastern …

June 29, 2014 in Backyard
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Our Great Treehouse

It’s been a really long time since we were able to get down on the …

June 28, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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Buried treasure, blue flagstone.

Buried Treasure

Last fall when the tree fell in our backyard, it pummeled a part of the property that …

May 19, 2014 in Backyard
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Clearing dead branches with the help of a battery-operated electric pole saw.

Dances With Pole Saws

I’ve been making powerful progress on our yard (slash, having the time of my life) with …

May 15, 2014 in Backyard, DIY
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