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Gardening in the North Woods

Hi Guys! The snow still has not melted (because it’s a total jerk), but typically this would time of year would be the beginning of the gardening season. Not only am I excited to get into my garden at home in Minneapolis, but this will mark the first season of gardening in the North Woods of West Wisco... READ MORE
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in gardening, Outdoor, The Cabin

Window & Door Restoration : ORC Week 3

Dudes, here I am for week 3 of the One Room Challenge! Today I am writing this post from my bed, as I have been stricken with some sort of back injury. A bummer of a time to be plagued by such a condition, but at least my fingers can still type and I can share what I’ve been up to this week... READ MORE
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in Around the House, DIY

The Renovations Begin : ORC Week 2

Guys! I'm here to kick off week 2 of the ORC! First, would you like to know what I've been up to this week! A whole lot of restoration, bay-beeees! That's right. This room is basically falling apart, well, not really falling apart. It needs a lot of work. The guest room is located in the middle of our second floor, and because we have a 108 year old home, that means theres been some settling over the years. The plaster walls have quite a few cracks and old patch jobs that need cleaning up. READ MORE
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in Around the House, DIY
Guys! I am doing something crazy, and I decided to get in on the fun, and join The One Room Challenge! Have you heard of it? Basically I'll be participating in a design challenge wherein the participants try to redesign and entire space in the span of six weeks, whilst at the same time documenting and sharing it with you and the rest of the ORC readers. READ MORE
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in Around the House, Decor

Make this Starburst Trellis

I’ve got instructions to share today, so that you can recreate a starburst trellis for your garden, garage or side of your house! I had always known that I wanted to run planter boxes along the base of the garage, and after mulling it over it occurred to me that adding a very large trellis might be the exact thing we needed to minimize that eye sore of a garage! READ MORE
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in DIY, gardening, How-To, Outdoor