How to Paint Like a Pro

How to paint like a pro

Here at the DIY village, we’re no strangers to paint!  As a matter of fact, in our current home, we’ve added at least a coat of paint to every single room!   Along the way, I’ve tried different rollers and cut in tools that claimed to make painting less of a hassle, most of which […]

Kobalt 40V Max Outdoor Power Equipment Review

Kobalt 40V Max Outdoor Power Equipment Review

A few months ago, I was given the opportunity to get up close and personal with the new line of Kobalt 40V Max Outdoor Power Equipment.  It’s comprised of 7 different tools that all run off of the same 40V lithium ion battery; A chainsaw, pole saw, hedge trimmer, string trimmer, blower, and two different lawn […]

10 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

10 Father's Day Gift Ideas

This year, Father’s Day is a bit different, seeing as it is my first one as a dad!  I’m really looking forward to spending the day with Jacque and Josslyn just counting my blessings!  Of course, Jacque wouldn’t let me leave it at that, she asked for a list of Father’s Day Gift Ideas!  So […]

Duluth Trading Company Follow Up!

Duluth Trading Company Work Pants

Last month, Thanks to Duluth Trading Company I received some much needed motivation in the form of a “Kick in the Pants” I chose to tackle some of the maintenance type projects in my backyard that I’d managed to ignore for quite a while. Once the weather was agreeable and I had a day off, I […]

Chilling Out With The Arctic Cove 18V Bucket Top Mister

Awesome way to beat the summer heat! Portable 18volt bucket top misting fan by Arctic Cove

Working for a fire department, you’d think that I’d be used to the heat…Well, I’ll just tell you there’s not much worse than having vehicle extrication training in full turnout gear in the midst of a hot Tennessee summer day!  Truth be told, sometimes it’s a struggle to battle dehydration.  This year I came bearing […]