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Week Two: The Six Week Yard Transformation Challenge

Welcome to Week Two of the 6 Week Yard Transformation Challenge, hosted by my friend Nat at projects I hope to accomplish as part of the challenge. This week was all about preparation.  It’s still too cold to plant much of anything, however, I did get some painting done.  Grab

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Week 1: The Six Week Yard Transformation Challenge

Welcome to Week One of the 6 Week Yard Transformation Challenge, hosted by my friend Nat at Simple Family-Crazy Life. Nat is starting her second round of the challenge for those of us in colder climates. You can check out her front yard in the first round. The snow has just

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The Homestretch

Phase two of our massive renovation is almost over.  Some days it felt like it would never end.  What was supposed to be two weeks out of our house somehow turned into over two months, and all three of us were so over it. As much as we love camping

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Light and Bright Farmhouse Style Entryway Refresh

Have you ever started a project, only to have it sit for months on end, staring you in the face and taunting you with its unfinished business?  Welcome to our entryway. I applied primer to it in October in a mad fit of trying to make our house look acceptable

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How to Pick a Paint Colour with no Regrets

Have you ever tried to pick a new paint colour for your room, only to feel indecisive and discouraged?  What if you get it wrong!?!?  It will be a huge waste of time, plus you probably hate painting, so you really don’t want to do it twice. . . or

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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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Curb Appeal in a Weekend

Like most things in this house, our front door and curb appeal leave much to be desired.  The trees are overgrown, the paint is tired, and the colours are boring. There’s not much I can do about the trees for the time being, but I can try and liven up

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