New Plow & Hearth eucalyptus coffee table.


I did it. Most of the time I leave products sitting in my online shopping …

April 03, 2013 in Backyard, Deck
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Who knew that carriage bolts could loosen so much over time?

DIY Network: A Case Of The Wobblies

When wind happens and a wobbly pergola’s got you down, there are a lot of …

October 25, 2012 in Deck, DIY, DIY Network Projects
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Deck staining decisions.

DIY Network: Is Staining Worthwhile?

I’m gearing up to give our deck and pergolas their annual weatherproofing before winter strikes, …

September 20, 2012 in Deck, DIY Network Projects
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I removed the old deck myself.

Sweet Laborious Memories

We wrapped up our flagstone patio installation over the weekend, and I’m really excited to …

August 07, 2012 in Backyard, Deck, DIY
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Deck chairs!

The Independence Chairs

It seems to be an inadvertent theme around here that I find myself acquiring chairs …

July 04, 2012 in Being Thrifty, Deck
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Wicker basket painting.

When Wicker Meets Silver

Without fail, every time I visit my Grandma I leave with a trunk load of …

June 27, 2012 in Being Thrifty, Deck, DIY
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DIY chair cushions.

DIY Network: Getting Cushy

Outdoor furniture just happens to be one of those things I have a hard time …

June 14, 2012 in Deck, Decor, DIY, DIY Network Projects
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Spray painting outdoor furniture.

DIY Network: WHAM BAM, It’s A $50 Patio Upgrade!

Our new Crate & Barrel umbrella has gotten a lot of exercise over the last few …

May 31, 2012 in Backyard, Deck, DIY, DIY Network Projects
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Planter garden.

DIY Network: Gardening Adventures Of A Black Thumb

Nevermind that I pulled one of those classic “ooh, it’s so nice, let’s go buy …

April 26, 2012 in Deck, DIY, DIY Network Projects, Gardening
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New Crate & Barrel Deck Umbrella

‘Brella, ‘Brella, ‘Brella, Ay, Ay

In celebration of springtime, I made a big purchase. Big as in size (this outdoor …

April 20, 2012 in Backyard, Deck, Decor
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