Troy-Bilt Flex Face-Off & Garage Makeover

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It’s always been high on my list of priorities to have an organized garage. Unfortunately, life’s priorities haven’t always seen eye to eye with mine!  Sure, there’s been a project or two where I’ve managed to clean it up a bit, but inevitably, I’d lose the battle.  As luck would have it, on a day that I was […]

Upgrade Your Deadbolt With the Schlage Connect

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Safety and security should be at the forefront of every homeowner’s mind.  Although it’s true that no house is completely immune from break ins, well designed locks and a few other security features can help keep your home safer and a lot more secure. Every deadbolt is not created equal.  Each deadbolt is rated as a […]

Keep Your Lawn Looking Good All Summer Long

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I’ve always believed that one of the greatest rewards as a home owner can be coming home to a nice lush, green lawn.  Of course, that takes some work.  Well, this year we figured it would be fun to see just how well our lawn responded to being fed!  So, thanks to Lowe’s Home Improvement, who’s been so […]

Gone Fishin’ String Art


As I’ve mentioned in the past, my family loves tradition, especially around the holidays!  Each year, we take part in the Knowlton Make-A-Gift.  Each person is assigned another family member, who they are tasked with creating a handmade gift.  This year, I had my step brother, Ryan, an avid outdoorsman, who according to legend is […]

How to Build Custom Bookcases

Awesome step by step on how to build custom bookcases!

I’m a firm believer that one can never have enough storage within their home!  Especially, when you’re talking about your wife’s craft room!  When we purchased our current house, we agreed that Jacque would convert one of the bedrooms into a room where she could let her craft “freak” flag fly.  Looking back on that […]

All Natural Alternative for Cleaning Kids Toys

All natural alternative for cleaning kids toys. Great for disinfecting everything little ones like to stick in their mouths. Especially during cold season!

After spending the last week nursing a sick kiddo back to good health, I decided it was time to wage war on the germs that undoubtedly were still lurking around our house!  I’ve never really liked the idea of cleaning  things like toys, high chairs, or anything else that Josslyn may get into, with harsh […]