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All summer long, I’ve been giving my front porch the stinkeye. I had painted it a couple of years ago to freshen it up a bit.  It was just a plain old concrete porch with some paint splatters from the last time the ceiling was painted. At the time, I wasn’t sure if it was...

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I love desserts. Like a lot. I really think meals are just a way for us to not feel guilty about having dessert. In fact, my mom always thought it was OK to eat dessert first, just in case you were too full to eat it after dinner. I can get on board with thinking...

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If you read the post about my big old house project list last week, you may have noticed that one of the little projects on my list was a wooden tray for the dining room table. Welp, I can already mark that one off because I made a DIY rustic wooden tray and I’m in...

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When I bought my house, someone told me that you’re never really done working on it. After 7 years here, I’m realizing that’s very, very true. Although I’ve touched every single room in some way, whether it’s just painting or a complete overhaul, there’s still a lot I want to do. I was looking around...

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Pumpkin season is here! Ah, fall. That special time of year when pumpkin-flavored everything stretches as far as the eye can see. If you’re not a pumpkin-lover this time of year is the stuff that nightmares are made of. But the rest of us have been anxiously waiting until it’s OK to bust out the...

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From the minute I bought this house, the one project that I knew I wanted to tackle was replacing the boob lights that were all over the upstairs. If you’re unfamiliar with the oh so classy boob light, it looks like this: The name comes from the rounded bowl shape and the bowl cap at...

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Ah, keto. You can’t go on Pinterest these days and not see something about the keto diet. Keto can be a very effective diet for weight loss but the benefits go beyond that. It’s a lifestyle change that makes you look differently at food and the way your body works. In the beginning, while you’re...

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Confession – I am a total tech junkie. If there’s a fancy new gadget on the market, I need to try it. My recent obsession with cool cell phone accessories began when a coworker showed me the charging pad he’d just bought for his new phone. What is this sorcery?? You just lay your phone...

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