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How to Build a (cob) Pizza Oven.
Part II

When last we met, in part 1 of this series, I had built the base and the sand form for my cob oven and lost my funny bone. It’s currently buried beneath a layer of pizza fat. Now it’s time […]

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How to Build a (Cob) Pizza Oven
Part I

So you want to  build your own pizza oven?  That’s the very same thought that crossed my own mind one year ago. I wanted to build my own pizza oven because I have an unnatural love of pizza and building […]

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My BIG Summer project

It’s that time of year.  The time I reveal what my big Spring project is going to be!  Only now it’s summer, so it’s what my big Summer project is going to be! Last year it was installing a new […]

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Dollar Store DIY.
Make a door mat.

You know what? Let’s not even sully this life changing DIY post with a lot of small talk. It would only lessen the impact of this, quite possibly my favourite dollar store DIY post. Now, now, I know you’re thinking. […]

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The Dollarama Fake Grass Square

Even though I haven’t done a Dollarama post in a long time it doesn’t mean my love affair with the Dollar Store has ended. I’ve still been visiting the happiest place on earth, I just haven’t been posting about it. […]

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The first Dollarama Post in 2 YEARS!

There I was. Wandering the aisles of Dollarama like I do most weeks when a grin as wide as a photoshopped thigh gap spread across my face. I had gone for a spray bottle, but left with 3 bags of […]

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Little Chicks Romping in the Wild (urban backyard)

Nobody likes Mondays. Monday’s are boring and stupid and statistically more people have more meetings on a Monday than any other day of the week. Mondays are for meetings and the only people who like meetings are bosses and managers. […]

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Did you compliment someone?

So did you compliment a stranger? A couple of weeks ago I gave you a weekend assignment to give a complete stranger a compliment. I didn’t really mean to do a follow up on your assignment and I’m definitely not […]

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10 Summery Meals you can FREEZE.

When in doubt, eat a lasagna. That’s my mantra for winter. Nothing gets you feeling warmer, cozier or lazier than powering through a great big square of cheesy lasagna. And lucky for me, there’s always at least one square of […]

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How much a chick grows in 7 days. A chick update!

I’m busy today trying to figure out how to get a new camera into the chick enclosure so you can watch them whenever you so desire.   But I wanted to get a quick update on how quickly chicks grow. […]

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How to know if your compost is ready to use.

  “Dear Chickens, Stop pooping. Love Karen”     I mailed that letter 2 years ago and have yet to receive a response. Actually that’s not true. I think out of spite, the chickens are pooing more than ever. They […]

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How to Install a (sink front) Drop Down Drawer

Upon first inspection it’s a common variety fake drawer front.  And it was.  Until it wasn’t. I’m not sure why all cabinet makers don’t just make all their fake drawer fronts like this one the type that pulls out so […]

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Although I have remained unscathed, I am not responsible if you hurt yourself while cleaning your gutters or trying to tame a chipmunk.