Tag Archives: DIY

The Best Changes We’ve Made (So Far)

I write this blog partly to chronicle the challenges we face and the changes we make in our historic home, but I also write it to give myself the proverbial pat on the back when I’m feeling stuck in a … Continue reading

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Easy, Free Newspaper Pots for Transplants

Hello, everybody! Dropping by to show you how I handle transplanting my vegetables, mostly tomatoes, when the seedlings are outgrowing the tray but the great outdoors isn’t ready for them yet! Every year, I jump the gun on starting my … Continue reading

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Playing Along with the ORC

Hey everybody! So I decided instead of doing the spring 2017 One Room Challenge™ for the next six weeks, I would just play along quietly, on the side, to the best of my abilities. Here are my reasons: It’s the end of … Continue reading

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Building the Duck House

I think our ducks are going through their awkward teenager times right now. They’re starting to lose their down and I even see a few pinfeathers coming in. (Sorry for the picture of duck poop, but you know, that’s part … Continue reading

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Family Stockings: Done(ish)

I am about to publish this post. It is full of photos taken (poorly) with my iPhone. Let it be known I am not a photographer, I have crappy lighting in my house, I have an unsteady hand with the … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas Ornaments

As I admitted a couple posts ago, I’m really trying to jump on the Christmas decor train this year. However, I’m also really trying not to end up with a house full of purchased Christmas decorations that a) will be out of … Continue reading

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Menswear-Inspired Stockings

I’ve been kicking around the idea of making our stockings for years, but until I took a class to learn to sew this year, I wasn’t able to. This year, especially since Pete was suggesting it, I decided to make … Continue reading

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