Tool gift guides are a bit of a yawn sometimes, and not very helpful. We’re changing all that and giving you 61 tools anybody would love to receive, and breaking them down by the task they need to accomplish! And while some tools apply to almost everything you do, every project has unique tools that […]

We put up our Christmas tree over the weekend, which isn’t really news. I think most people did, right? It’s not really even “blog worthy.” We used silver and gold bulbs we had sprinkled with sentimental ornaments we’ve collected over the years. But, this post is about how every year our pre-lit tree sends us […]


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