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Deck the Halls and the Table with Flowers

Deck the Halls and the Table with Flowers

When we were younger, Halloween was the holiday we spent the majority of our seasonal decorating dollars on. We embraced the day completely including spending a couple hundred dollars each year on candy to give out and finding cool Hallowee ...
Home Security Without a Contract

Home Security Without a Contract

A couple weeks ago we had new neighbors move in around the corner and as is our custom, we welcomed them to the neighborhood with a plateful of treats. They returned the plate a week later with a lovely chrysanthemum plant. That’s wha ...
A New Way to Display Your Dice Collection

A New Way to Display Your Dice Collection

Before we get started, no judgements please, my youngest daughter and I have started a dice collection. We began picking up interesting ones whenever we would find them in the bottom of the bins at Goodwill Outlets. Most of them are leftove ...
Use a Toy to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Use a Toy to Get Rid of Japanese Beetles

Spider? Ugh. If it invades my space, I’ll gladly stomp on it. But in its own environment, it’s safe from my wrath. I’ve been stung by more than a few bees and wasps in my day and have lived to tell the tale. They have a pl ...
5 Weeks of DIY STEM Projects

5 Weeks of DIY STEM Projects

For the bajillionth time, I’m going to say that I was not a fan of science in school. I didn’t enjoy it. The information didn’t stick like it needed to. I have maybe two positive memorable science-class related experiences ...
How to Wall-Mount a VIZIO P-Series TV

How to Wall-Mount a VIZIO P-Series TV

When we moved back from Los Angeles and found our home using our house-hunting checklist, we knew there were some things we would need to upgrade. The kitchen was one of our priorities. We also turned the basement area into a playroom which ...
10 Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

10 Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

What… the… heck? It’s almost June and I FINALLY felt confident putting my winter coat in storage for the year. The rest of the winter jackets are still in the coat closet. I’m not kidding. We went from winter jackets ...