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It's All About That Base - $20 Bench Redo - Before & After

I recently found a $15 bench at a thrift store in Somerville. It’s nothing special but has decent bones and with the lid coming off so easily it was a no-brainer. 185 more words


Enchanted afternoon

Parker, the middle great grandchild decided he wanted to spend the day with Pa and Gamma Grape.

We agreed and entered the wonderful world and imagination of at three year old for several hours. 139 more words

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Weekend Home

Yo peoples!

It’s a me! Okay, so a couple of weekends ago I went home to Roseville, and I went and saw my best friend Katie’s Dane recital. 166 more words

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The gory...err glory road to downsizing 'stuff'.

Yes, it is gory.  Gut-wrenching. Painful. Overwhelming.  That’s why I am taking a break to write about it instead of doing it. Heh.

We squirrel away for all kinds of maybes. 505 more words


10 Signs I'm An Actual Grown-Up Now

When I turned 18, the only thing that made me feel like I’d grown up at all was the sudden increase in my responsibilities. I certainly didn’t act very grown up at first, but now, just a few years and an absurd amount of major life changes later, I’m really feeling it. 869 more words


No, that is not the way to do it!

We have been visited by winter. Last week, 8.5 inches of snow and then about 3 inches of fine sleet.

The sleet has compacted to a great layer of very slikc ice, thick enough that my 130 pounds will not crack through the crust.. 270 more words

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Waiting for the Sun- Stoney-Heaveny homestead Winter Update 1

Unlike last year’s boring never arrived winter, this winter already has been full of its moments. We had a good sample of home grown Kimchi (fermented spicy pickled napa cabbage) in the beginning of the winter. 909 more words

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