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Deuce Cities Henhouse

My Birthday Wishlist

Hello ma friends! I am one of those annoying people that enjoys celebrating their birthday. My brother and I have birthday's three days apart in the month of December and my Mom always did a really good job of trying to make us both feel special on each of our own birthdays. I have to blame her for instilling a true, unabashed love of my favorite 24 hours of the entire year, deep within me. On a side note, I unintentionally gave birth to two humans with July birthday's less than two weeks apart, and I try my hardest to have special birthday celebrations for both of them too - passing on the torch to yet another generation of annoying birthday-loving-jerks. READ MORE
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in Cool Things
I had decided in January, that 2018 would be my year of saying "Yes" to everything. Trying new things, meeting new people, all that stuff regular confident people do. As a result, in February, my friend Ashley Goldman from The Gold Hive dared me to go to a local Twin Cities book panel event to introduce myself to Melissa Coleman (aka The Faux Martha). I begrudgingly said, “Sure” because Ashley is my Accountability Partner (™). I was terrified. Big social events where I don’t know anyone are NOT my thing... READ MORE
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in BRIM, Cool Things
It's been months in the making but it's finally here! I'm super excited to share with you guys that our home has been featured in the recent issue of BHG's, Do It Yourself Magazine! I seriously couldn't be more thrilled (or flattered) that DIY asked me to be a part of their spring issue, and contribute some of my v own projects for the mag. If you remember, I mentioned once (or twice) that the READ MORE
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in Awesomeness, Cool Things

My Favorite Spray Paints

+++ Blush | Black | White | Copper +++ Hello, I love spray paint. I've never been afraid of buying an Ikea veneered dresser, brown outdoor furniture, orange clearance aisle lamps, or a yellow thrift store vase because it doesn't come in the right color. BECAUSE, spray paint gives me the power to make all of the things all of my favorite shades of flat black, chalky white, pale pink READ MORE
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in Cool Things

Macrame, Hoo-ray!

It seems like every summer I macrame a chair or two, this year I went a little buck and am up to two sets, that is four chairs my people!! It also seems like every year they get a little cooler too. I guess I'm just honing this craft. Anyways, I get lots of e-mails about these chairs, and I just wanted to show off this season's weaves while reminding the fine people of the internet that I have READ MORE
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in Cool Things, DIY, How-To