Two weeks ago Wendy and I participated in our (nervously anticipated) DIY Q&A workshop at Red Barn Mercantile. We had a wonderful time and are so happy that Red Barn's owner, Amy, invited us to participate. To be perfectly honest, we were both a little nervous going into it. This...
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In my three decades of enjoying various sweet foods, there are few desserts that I've experienced that will make me claim that they've "changed my life." Cookie dough, buckeyes, gelato, Aunt Judy's chess noels, tempura fried Cinnamon ice cream at Ra Sushi (it's amazeballs), and deep fried Cadbury Creme Eggs...
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Today's "tool" has been somewhat critical in the success of this year's gardening, planting, and entertaining endeavors. No, I'm not talking about an axe, shovel, or some other sort of gardening accessory, I'm actually talking about a tool that's primary purpose is for entertainment. The tool I'm talking about is...
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One of the things I love most about the town in which we live is the large number of interesting and historic homes and architecture. Alex and I spend countless hours touring open houses, walking the streets, and admiring the homes, buildings, landscapes, and interesting details. When we're on vacation,...
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Wednesday was a day to celebrate. Why? Because Wednesday was Wendy's birthday, that's why! Well, actually, I don't know If your house is like our house, but this week is actually Wendy's birthday week, and it kicks off a series of weeks that make up Wendy's grand birthday celebration. I...
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***This Reader Reward is no longer accepting entries – See the winner below.*** We're very happy to announce the winner of our Reader Reward for a $100 Mother's Day gift card to The Home Depot. Congratulations to Antonella @ LoveYourHome, a Canadian reader. We hope she'll stop back and share the...
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Bing bong. That's the sound of the doorbell as you stand awkwardly on someone's doorstep waiting for them to invite you into their home and join the party. If you're a bit introverted like me, the awkwardness of entering a room full of people you probably don't know is only intensified...
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Though we've devoted many Toolbox Tuesdays talking about very cool and "sexy" heavy duty tools such as saws and nail guns, it is important to remember the critical role the smaller and more general devices play in our everyday DIYing. When I think of things I'm absolutely sure to include...
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