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River’s Halloween Costumes

River’s Halloween Costumes

Each year since I got my golden retriever, River I have made him his very own Halloween costume. I started this when I was told about a costume contest that was taking place at a dog friendly department store. I found out about it last minute and […]

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Reclaimed Wood Shelf with DIY Shelf Brackets

Reclaimed Wood Shelf with DIY Shelf Brackets

Rummaging through this pile of old organ pipes, I was able to find many character-filled pieces or old wood. I’ve already repurposed an old board that had been labeled with organ stops into a DIY Craft Jar Herbs Kitchen Planter. Another board that I salvaged would make […]

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Rustic Garden Tomato Pie with Easy Pie Crust

Rustic Garden Tomato Pie with Easy Pie Crust

I’ve been able to supplement our garden’s tomato production with boxes of 6 tomatoes for $1 from a local farm stand. The challenge has been devising ways to use all 6 tomatoes before they spoil. Last week I shared a recipe for Macaroni and Cheese topped with […]

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Easy Dinner with Squash and Garden Vegetables

This year, I built a raised garden bed to house snow peas, squash, zucchini, tomato, and pepper plants. The beans were a success producing many meals before the plants died off. So far, I’ve harvested several yellow squash, and a few tomatoes. To supplement my slow-growing plants, […]

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Laundry Room Makeover: DIY Clothes Rack

Laundry Room Makeover: DIY Clothes Rack

My husband and I remodeled our laundry / mud room last fall. We’ve conquered many projects including¬† removing the old laundry room “closet” & the old linoleum to expose the original hardwood floors, pulled down the drop ceiling and vaulted the ceilings, revamped the pantry with new […]

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