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Happy Weekend. Shut it all down!

I’m taking the day off today so I’ve given myself a limit of 4 minutes to write this post. I’m starting the timer now … Today is Good Friday and I was reminded by the nice man working in Lee […]

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Seeds from Thailand.

  You’ll never believe it. I found all kinds of packages of seeds from Thailand out on the street. Packages and packages.  I just stumbled on them and count myself very, very lucky to have found them out on the […]

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The most brilliant stupid thing I’ve ever seen.
The Instant Face Lift.

Getting older is gross. I’d love to say I think growing old gracefully is the way to go but I’m not so sure about that. There isn’t anything very graceful about an ass that hits the back of your knees. […]

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A Quick & Easy Easter Craft

There are 3 facts in life. Cats are better than dogs, hamburgers taste better with beer and the stocking is always the best part of Christmas. Everything else is iffy. So it came to me the other day.  Why is […]

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How to Print on Fabric

In keeping with my never ending quest to ruin my printer, I have for you today … How to Print on Fabric. This is part one in a two part post on an easy Easter craft I have for you. […]

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How to Save Money.

When I started this blog I made no money. At all. For two years. In fact I had to beg for money  from you by putting up a donation button to keep this website going at one point. If it […]

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An announcement that may alarm you.

I have to get something off my chest that I’ve been feeling guilty about for a long time. I know you read this blog.  I know you think you know me.  But you don’t.  You know a part of me, […]

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The One of a Kind Show.
Toronto, Ontario

The older I get the earlier I start shopping for Christmas. I used to start Christmas shopping in December. Then it was November, then October. I’m now at the age where I start shopping for Christmas in the spring. Once […]

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How to Properly fill a Nail Hole.

People seem to be terrified of the strangest things. Green smarties, Sasquatch, ageing naturally and gracefully. (I’m all for ageing in the most unnatural way possible by the way and if you want to push, pull, or inject I’m all […]

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Winter Sowing.
Starting your plants outdoors in winter!

    As a gardener there are very few things I won’t try as a way to extend my growing season.  I’ve tried cold frames (unsuccessfully this year, but that was entirely my fault combined with a particularly pissy Mother […]

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Tell me your cleaning tips & appear on The Art of Doing Stuff.

My sister in the pink tool belt is the type who loves to clean. So is fish pedicure sister actually. And my niece. My mother and I? We prefer to make the mess. I like the end result of cleaning. […]

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Vegetables to Grow.
The strange jelly melon.

When you plant your first garden you usually limit yourself to the things that are easy for growing in a vegetable garden.  Stuff that’s pretty common. Things like tomatoes and radishes and money. But as time goes by and you […]

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