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Winterizing The Lawn

We were recently invited by Ace Hardware to be a part of their first ever Ace Blogger Panel. It’s exciting and new and the reason for my trip to Chicago (their headquarters) a few weeks ago. Ace’s whole goal is

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A Pop for the Patio Door

Every night, when we’re tucking Greta into bed, she usually asks what we are going to do fun the next day.  (The girl keeps me on my toes!) A couple nights ago, I wasn’t sure. “Um, what do you want

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Half Bath: Afters!

We’re calling this bathroom done! … For now.  We still need to replace the faucet and eventually the tile floors, but those things will come.  You can see lots of befores in this post, but here’s a before and after

It’s interesting moving into a new house and trying to make your not-so-old (actually pretty new!) furniture work.  Our living room has 99 problems and the coffee table was definitely one. One that we felt like we could address before

We put in a lot of painting hours yesterday.  The good news is, it’s done! (The painting part.) The bad news is, it was so late (11pm) that I didn’t get to snap any photos for you, so we’ll have

Before I even start trying to break down this process for you from observing and interviewing Chris, I have to note–he did this one all by himself.  We planned on adding planked walls to the lower half of this hall

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Onyx and the Front Door

On our pre-party to-do list was the task of painting our front door.  Ideally, we could replace the entire thing.  It’s terribly dented and it’s not necessarily our favorite design. We have actually been pricing out a dutch door. I can’t