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Out of Dishwasher Detergent: Better Value – Liquid or Tabs?

Out of Dishwasher Detergent: Better Value – Liquid or Tabs?

I recently found myself in the predicament of not having any dishwasher detergent on hand. Knowing that the situation of running out of dishwasher detergent was imminent, I kept a watch for sales and money saving coupons in the weeks prior, but nothing surfaced. Faced with the […]

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Earn Free Money Shopping Online

Earn Free Money Shopping Online

What was in my mailbox today? A Better Homes & Gardens magazine, a postcard from a company who wants me to call them so they can deliver a package, and my big fat check! Free Money? Is it Possible? It can’t be that simple, can it? It’s great getting money […]

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Mudroom Renovation: Old Dresser Re-purposed into a Stunning Vanity on the Cheap

Mudroom Renovation: Old Dresser Re-purposed into a Stunning Vanity on the Cheap

This is one of my most favorite projects ever. I love finding great furniture out by the curb waiting for someone to come by and give it a new home-many of the pieces in our house have been acquired this way. Even better then saving a perfectly good item […]

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There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

Everyone can use a little more money these days.  Here are a few easy ways to earn money or other rewards for things you already do. Ibotta This is a great smartphone app that pays you for purchasing your favorite products.  Before each shopping trip open up […]

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Mudroom Renovation: Installing a Pocket Door

Mudroom Renovation: Installing a Pocket Door

My husband and I have been renovating our mudroom, which houses a small half-bath. The half bath has a small octagon stained glass window, which is the only window in the mudroom area, and the only source of natural sunlight besides the back door. To add light […]

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My New Year’s Resolution Project!

My New Year’s Resolution Project!

At the start of every New Year people look to set new goals and challenges for the upcoming year. Usually it becomes problematic when the goals are set to be too high or almost impossible to meet, because they set a goal that requires an entire change […]

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Mudroom Renovation: How to Choose a Countertop

Mudroom Renovation: How to Choose a Countertop

As part of our mudroom renovation, we decided to install cabinetry in our laundry area. We carefully planned out our layout, and now need to order countertops for the two base cabinets. There are a number of countertop options including: Laminate Tile Recycled Glass Granite & Stone […]

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Mudroom Renovation: Hardwood Floors Refinished

Mudroom Renovation: Hardwood Floors Refinished

We first started our mud room renovation by removing the old linoleum floors to expose the original hardwoods beneath. During this endeavor, we uncovered a few surprises. First, the floors were coated in a black tar-like substance, which is easily removed by sanding. Second, there were a […]

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Mudroom Renovation: How to Plan an Efficient Laundry Space

Mudroom Renovation: How to Plan an Efficient Laundry Space

My husband and I are in the midst of renovating our mudroom. We took down some walls, hung drywall, then picked up a gallon of Muralo Breath SafeTM No-VOC Paint from our local hardware store. We’re ready for our original hardwood floors which were buried under old […]

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Mudroom Renovation: Drywall Goes Up!

Mudroom Renovation: Drywall Goes Up!

My husband and I have been renovating our mudroom, a project that has been in progress now for over a year. It started sometime during the summer of 2011 with the partial removal of the old linoleum floors. Then, we started accumulating items that we wanted to […]

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