Category Archives: DIY

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How to DIY a cheap deck part 1/3

We’re in deck building mode. We’ve been scouring Craigslist for weeks and finding ads for people tearing down their old decks. We found two awesome ads where they were tearing down their old decks (only 5 years old) and replacing

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How to DIY a cheap deck part 1/3

We’re in deck building mode. We’ve been scouring Craigslist for weeks and finding ads for people tearing down their old decks. We found two awesome ads where they were tearing down their old decks (only 5 years old) and replacing

We’re in print…

I’ve been in the mode of entering a bunch of contests. First it was the HGTV dreamhome where I spent 60 dollars in stamps and hours during work filling out index card entries. Then I entered the This Old House

We’re in print…

I’ve been in the mode of entering a bunch of contests. First it was the HGTV dreamhome where I spent 60 dollars in stamps and hours during work filling out index card entries. Then I entered the This Old House

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The Outdoor Shower is Open!

   A few years ago while we were remodeling we didn’t have a shower so we had to come up with another option for one. Instead of creating a temporary outdoor shower we decided to do it right. We cut

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The Outdoor Shower is Open!

   A few years ago while we were remodeling we didn’t have a shower so we had to come up with another option for one. Instead of creating a temporary outdoor shower we decided to do it right. We cut

The infamous Staircase

The infamous staircase cubby and stage! When we started planning out our living room this project was one we were very excited about. We wanted a little “stage” for the kids to play on as well as the two cubbies

The infamous Staircase

The infamous staircase cubby and stage! When we started planning out our living room this project was one we were very excited about. We wanted a little “stage” for the kids to play on as well as the two cubbies

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Kitty Litter Pop-Hole

When we first got our cat Broonzey we had her kitty litter in the bathroom. Let me tell you how gross that was. Having kids now we finally decided there was no way we would be able to keep them

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Kitty Litter Pop-Hole

When we first got our cat Broonzey we had her kitty litter in the bathroom. Let me tell you how gross that was. Having kids now we finally decided there was no way we would be able to keep them

/ DIY, Farm

The new shed/turkey coop has arrived!

The last two years that we’ve raised turkeys we’ve attempted many different ways of housing them. None of which have worked at all. The coops were either too heavy or way too light. Let me just say that last year

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The new shed/turkey coop has arrived!

The last two years that we’ve raised turkeys we’ve attempted many different ways of housing them. None of which have worked at all. The coops were either too heavy or way too light. Let me just say that last year

/ DIY, Farm

This time last year…fence building

On gorgeous days like today it reminds us how fast weather can change in Wisconsin. It got us to thinking about this time last year and what we were doing. I was around 7 months pregnant with Crosby and crazily

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This time last year…fence building

On gorgeous days like today it reminds us how fast weather can change in Wisconsin. It got us to thinking about this time last year and what we were doing. I was around 7 months pregnant with Crosby and crazily