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There’s a little grove of four trees on the north side of our yard that was inhabited by an old fire pit for who knows how long. We knew we wanted to tear that thing out–although we’d love to add

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Plant Newbies

If I could (I know I could) go back to school, I would get a degree or take a class–something! anything!–in landscape design. And/or computer science. And accounting. Ha! But really, I wish I knew more about landscape design and plants

Our next major project is something we’ve been on the fence about for 9 months. To fence or not to fence. We need a fence for Charly (and most recently, Gretaaaaaa!!!). We knew that when we first purchased this house. But, our

We are all over the house right now. Our base cabinets are still sprawled throughout the basement waiting for hardware. I decided to rearrange the whole great room to make room for more seating this weekend and, of course, we

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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

We’ve been living with our raised garden beds (still empty) in their tentative places for a couple weeks to be sure that’s where we want them and also to figure out if we should remove the grass or…what.  We’re happy