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This Gorgeous Character Home is #RenovationGoals

You know what happens after a morning of watching home renovation shows on HGTV. . .you start dreaming about your own run-down diamond-in-the-rough that you turn around in six weeks.  But what if you actually did it? Minus the 6 week part. . . *crawls in a corner with the

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Kitchen Reveal. . . for now.

I have a confession to make.  I really wanted to reveal my kitchen to you guys, so I started the whole decluttering series to make sure my kitchen would be clean enough.  A series is not made out of two posts, you say?  Don’t worry, more is coming. Let’s all

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Decluttering the Black Hole in my Kitchen

Decluttering can be a lonely job, so lets walk through it together.  I’ll share my pictures and thought process as I’m working my way through my home.  If you are someone who is a very logical and ordered thinker, this post may not be for you.  My brain just doesn’t

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The Real Cost of Clutter

Clutter is everywhere in this season of life.  If I’m not careful, I can easily drown in random papers, dishes, toys and laundry.  Let’s not even talk about the laundry. Lately I’ve been thinking about how much clutter costs me. Here’s a few examples:

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We Bought a Fixer-Upper

Have you ever had a really big dream that wouldn’t go away?  All my life I have been obsessed with houses.  Decorating them, building them with lego and, looking for hours on realtor.ca with no intention to buy. This fall a house came on the market in our dream neighbourhood

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Next Project: the Kitchen

The next stretch of days to renovate it finally here!!!  (Can you tell I’m excited?!). Today went much smoother than last time, and the Hermit took Dominic out for the morning, so I had the house to myself for three hours. This week’s mission is to finish as much of

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My Kitchen Renovation Decision Making Process

I really wanted to title this post “Kitchen Tetris,” but I didn’t think it would show up as well in search results. You have two basic choices when you go into a reno: work with what you got or tear it all out.  In our case, we know we have

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Kristen

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Hi, I'm Kristen and I help new gardeners learn to grow their own vegetables and beautify their yards. I also share recipes that use all that delicious garden produce. Grab a coffee (and your gardening gloves) and join me for gardening tips, simple recipes, and the occasional DIY, all from the lovely city of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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