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Bookcase styling and other ways to drive yourself crazy.

I bet you’re all wondering what it is I did while I was on my television hiatus aren’t you?   What could I possibly have done all those long, lonely evenings without the mind numbing entertainment that requires no thought […]

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So what IS Labour day. Eh? (other than the last long weekend of summer)

  I’m a very kind person. I’m writing this post for you, the 4 people who aren’t at the cottage, back to school shopping or suffering from a hangover so large you not only look like death, you’re kind of […]

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How I got through 31 days of not watching television and what I watched first.

I’m writing this at 10:45 p.m. from my living room couch. It’s September 1st as I write this, my first day back watching television after a month long hiatus from it. I’m laying back with my head on a pillow, […]

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The food that brought people to tears. Tomatoes on toast.

If you’re the kind of person who likes to cook, you know the satisfaction you get from serving someone food and having them smile at the end of eating it. If they actually mumble out a “Soooo goood” as they’re […]

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The DIY that finally stumped me.

  Even if you have no interest in installing an automatic, sliding door opener (but really who doesn’t) please read this post.  Because at the end of this post I’m asking for your help.  But if you don’t know anything […]

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Instant Heartburn Relief.
Home Remedy.

I’ve had gut issues for as long as I can remember. I don’t think I stress about stuff or get tense, but my stomach thinks otherwise. My stomach thinks I stress out A LOT and it, being the extremely thoughtful […]

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When in doubt, make a list.

I have a big night planned tonight (which you know does not involve watching television, because I’m a big stupid-head). I have no idea if this is a good idea or a horribly ill conceived one but I’m going to […]

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Cuddles lays five cooked eggs.
Internal Laying

*WARNING: THIS POST CONTAINS GRAPHIC PHOTOS OF POOP* *CHICKEN POOP.  NOT HUMAN POOP* When last we met, Cuddles had a very small problem with maggots trying to eat her alive.  Such an inconvenience.  She got off easily because the majority […]

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Why I’ve given up television for 31 days.

The title of this post is “Why I’ve given up television for 31 days”. I’m hoping now you can answer that question for me because I have NO idea why I thought this was a good idea. I really wish […]

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My tip on how to fix almost anything. Plus a cat poop story.

I just had to throw a hunk of cat poo down the toilet.  It was stuck to my cat’s trousers.  That sort of thing happens when you have a long haired, fluffy bummed cat who is also a champion pooer. […]

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DIY Chandelier

  Those of you who read this blog regularly are familiar with Pink Tool Belt.  She has a clean potato bin.  That is the kind of person she is.  She’s the kind of person who cleans her potato bin regularly. […]

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Reader Gardens. French, Flourishing, Happy and Pissy.

A couple of weeks ago I showed you my community garden and yesterday I showed you my front yard vegetable garden.  But today I have for you, your gardens. There won’t be a lot of writing with this post because […]

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Disclaimer and Stuff:

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