Category Archives: DIY Adventures

DIY Pallet Tiki Bar

I don’t claim to be an engineer, an architect, or even a contractor. To be honest, I don’t entirely know what I’m doing when it comes to construction. My skills can be described as so-so at best. And my body … Continue reading

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Adventures with Asparagus

I like asparagus. Imagine that said to the tune of I like turtles. I know those extra syllables throw it off a little, but you get the idea. I hope. Anyways, I like asparagus, but they tend to be pricey … Continue reading

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DIY ~ Strawberry Pallet Planter

This was something that I saw on Pinterest and thought, “I could do that.” So I got a pallet that was in good shape, found some weed barrier stuff at the local dollar store, and loaded the staple gun. I doubled the … Continue reading

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Building Fences

Most couples (I think) do something special for their anniversary. An evening out, a romantic getaway, something relaxing. For our anniversary, my husband and I built a fence. The fence was something that I really wanted, and had wanted for … Continue reading

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Drywall, Tiling and Grout, Oh My!

When we bought our house, we really liked the fireplace in the bedroom. Or maybe I should say that we liked the idea of it. What we didn’t like was the outdated, beat-up unit that was currently in the wall. We … Continue reading

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The Old Made New

It would be wonderful to move into a new house and buy all  new things. To hand pick each piece of furniture for the exact spot and purpose in your new abode. Maybe that’s the way it works for some … Continue reading

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The Right to Relax

I find that I’m having an incredibly hard time allowing myself time to relax when there’s so much work to be done. I grab a book, curl up on the couch with the dogs, but it’s hard to concentrate on … Continue reading

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If You Give a Girl a Hammer . . .

If you give a girl a hammer, she’s going to want a wrench, too. And a drill, some screwdrivers, pliers, and whatever else she needs to reign terror on the household repairs that plague her. Bob Villa ain’t got nothing … Continue reading

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