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That time we fixed a GIANT hole in our house

Howdy readers.. Dan here to share with you the story of the Giant Hole in Our House. Fair warning – this isn’t a *pretty* post. This is one of those…

How to turn an old fence into a feature wall

Are you looking for the post called “How To Turn an Old Fence into a Feature Wall”? It’s Moved! Here’s the new link with all the info and pictures you…

Canada Day String Art

You guys! This never happens! I was organized (and inspired) enough this year to actually do a ‘holiday project’ and post it before the holiday! Wahoo 🙂 Here’s how I…

Summer Recipe Favourites: Grilled Pizzas in under an hour!

Man,  pizza is one tasty dish. But let’s be honest – the frozen stuff is a leaden gut-busting crutch, destined for Friday-night-too-tired-to-cook ovens. And your neighbourhood delivery option… rarely worth $30.…

The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: The State of Our Yard

With summer officially about to begin, and year after buying our home, we thought it prudent to share with you  the state of one of our most frustrating and fun…

My One-Hour, $15 Balcony Pallet Garden

Our sundeck balcony is SAD. I haven’t figured out a grand design plan for the space yet (I’m hoping we’ll replace it before I even have to decorate it!!), but…

How to Build a Pull Out Pantry

Inside: A tutorial for how to build a solid pull out pantry that fits in the space beside your fridge! This rolling cupboard will save you space and holds more…

Make Ahead Green Monster Smoothies

Hi friends! We had such success with our last ‘make ahead’ post wherein we prepared Nine Meals in 90 minutes for our slow cooker, I thought I’d share another one…