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Posted at October 4, 2011 by 1 Comment

Oven Cleaner

Hello World! I’m alive and (finally) back at it! So I know I’ve hinted a time or two that Rob and I were moving. Well, we moved! And the new house is FANTASTIC. It’s window-filled and bright and spacious and ...

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Best Drill for Home Projects?

Okay, so Rob and I are furiously working on our existing house, so that on Friday we can move to a new one and rent this one out. Awesome. It involves a lot of building guardrails and handrails and adding ...

Posted at August 23, 2011 by 4 Comments
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Tuesday Challenge: Window Screen Repair

  If this post had a subtitle it would be: Or, Should You Buy Those Little Tools That Won't Get Used After This One Project Is Over? In case you're wondering, a spline roller is just such a tool. A cheap tool ...

Posted at July 26, 2011 by 4 Comments
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Dishwasher Detergent

We've been having this sort of running conversation in our house over the past few weeks: Rob: Hey, will you add dishwasher detergent to the things-we-need-at-the-store list? We're almost out. Me: No way, I'm going to make some! I have the recipe ...

Posted at July 19, 2011 by 6 Comments
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3 Things To Definitely Buy (Not DIY)

Oh, I've wanted to write this post for a long time. Because as much as I believe ...

Posted at July 12, 2011 by 8 Comments
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DIY Laundry Soap and HE Washers

It seems that one of the biggest questions regarding

Posted at June 23, 2011 by 1 Comment
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Laundry Detergent

CONFESSION: I like doing laundry. I don’t know why, but I do. I don’t so much like the folding and putting away of laundry, but I like having big fluffy piles of clean, fresh-smelling clothes. And I like getting to ...

Posted at June 21, 2011 by 17 Comments
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Closet Shelving

Rob and I share a closet. And not one of those grand, walk-in, almost-second-bedroom closets. ...

Posted at February 08, 2011 by 0 Comment
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Pretty Storage Boxes, Part Two

So, last week I attempted to make a storage box, wrapped in fabric, that was attractive and sew-free. I did that because a) I figured that not everyone has a sewing machine, and perhaps it would be more universal, ...

Posted at January 19, 2011 by 1 Comment
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Pretty Storage Boxes

So, walking through Target the other day, I got lost in the storage section. Does that ever happen to you? You wander in there, and before you know it, you’re thinking “Why, yes, I DO need 8 different shapes and ...

Posted at January 11, 2011 by 2 Comments
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