Archive for May, 2010

Making an Old Girl Young Again! Before and After refurbishing an old farmhouse.

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Walking into a disaster like that is like visiting the animal shelter. Sure the dogs and cats have fleas and are down to sickly skinny, but if you look into their eyes, you can see the sweet, loving companion that just needs a little TLC to be the best pet ever!

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Gardening on the Deck

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The trick to pot gardening is to use slightly larger pots, water daily in the summer and add a good time release fertilizer. Beyond that it’s completely up to taste!

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Repairing Lath and Plaster

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A hole in a lath and plaster wall can definitely seem scary an unapproachable! But it really is easier to fix than regular drywall. Think of the repair as a mix between playing with mud and sculpting playdo. It’s that simple!

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How to Heat Peel an Antique Door

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Heat Stripping is the environmentally friendly way of refinishing doors, window sills and furniture. I doesn’t require any chemicals and it reduces the chances of releasing possible lead into the air.

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Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter 3 Layer Cake

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This Reese’s Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake is delicious, decadent and fun. If you are a Reese’s Freak like me, you’ll love it!

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My First How to Video: Removing Painted Wallpaper

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Removing Painted Wallpaper

Removing wallpaper isn’t glamorous or exciting, but it’s something that most homeowners will eventually run into. In this video, I show you how even the most difficult removal job isn’t impossible!

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Vegetable Mulligatawny Soup

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This Vegetable Mulligatawny Soup is so delicious. The flavor is subtle and perfume like. Although it contains curry powder, it is not so much spicy as it is sweet and fragrant!

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Easy Willow Water for Rooting Spring Cuttings

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Willow Water is really simple to make and use. It helps with getting plants established in the garden and rooting your own clippings!

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Zesty Orange Infused Margarita!

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This Zesty Orange Margarita will give just the right kick to your standard Margarita Mixer!

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Quick Jiffy Brownie Cookies

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Quick Jiffy Brownie Mix Cookies, A perfect pick-me-up for a grey afternoon! Plus, this is a small recipe, great for 1-3 people!

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