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May 2012

DIY Decor Laundry Room

DIY MAGNETIC CHALKBOARD

chalkboard detail

Growing up, my mom had a small chalkboard that sat on the kitchen counter next to the coffee maker. She’d always write little messages for me and my brother – like encouraging words on math test days (Both me and my brother are artsy, and therefore, bad at math.) and the annual birthday and Christmas countdowns. Therein lies my love of chalkboards. For the past few months, Greg and I’ve been keeping an eye out for something to turn into…

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Giveaways

GIVEAWAY: WHIPPY CAKE

***THIS GIVEAWAY IS NO LONGER ACCEPTING ENTRIES*** I hope everyone is enjoying their Memorial Day weekend! Greg and I’ve been busy at work crossing some things off the never-ending To Do List. Last night, we finished up a project in the laundry room (more on that this week), and today, we’re starting on a few projects outside. Oh, how I love three-day weekends! Today, we’ve got a really fun giveaway coming your way, brought to you by one of my…

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Recipes

SIMPLY SUMMER COOKIES

fruit cookie

By now, you can tell from the recipes I’ve shared here on the blog that when it comes to cooking, I like to keep things super simple. Once in a while I like to venture out and try something a little more involved like Coq au Vin or mushroom ravioli from scratch. Okay, maybe not Coq au Vin, but you get my drift. For the most part, keeping it simple it where it’s at for me. Today’s recipe is the…

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Laundry Room Organizing

TOOL TIME

organized tool drawer detail

The day we bought our house, our tool arsenal, or lack thereof, was very slim. We owned one hammer, a set of screwdrivers, a wrench or two, and a picture hanging kit. That’s pretty much all you need when you live in an apartment complex that provided 24-hour maintenance service. Since starting the renovations the day we got the keys, we’ve borrowed a lot from my Dad’s extensive tool collection, but we’ve also begun to collect a small conglomeration of…

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Blog Talk

MUCH-NEEDED THERAPY

apartment therapy feature

If you’re an avid Apartment Therapy reader, like us, you’ve probably already seen it, but if you haven’t… our kitchen was featured yesterday!!! One of the writers for AT emailed us a few weeks back asking if we’d like our kitchen to be featured on Apartment Therapy. Seeing as how we’re huge AT fans and they’re pretty much the holy grail of before and afters, we were like, “Umm, YES!”. The only catch, they needed photos within the week. Needless…

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