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The new Chickens at 3 months.
Black Copper Marans

Let me refresh your memory.   On June 6th I got myself 4 of these.     6 weeks later they looked like this.   Now they are these.   Yeah, that’s a whole pack of Roosters and one lone […]

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Tomato Taste Test
Heirloom VS Heirloom

Heirloom tomatoes taste better than hybrid tomatoes. Blah, blah, blah. Heirloom tomatoes are more spectacular than hybrid tomatoes. Blahdee, blahdee, bloo. Heirloom tomatoes are superior in every way and could probably cure cancer if given a bunsen burner and a […]

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How to upgrade your laptop RAM.
It’s easy.

O.K. Since about 3 people read my post on how to replace your laptop battery, you’ve made it abundantly clear that you want ALL THE COMPUTER REPAIR POSTS I CAN MUSTER. To go straight into the garbage. To that, I […]

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Your Fall Assignment.

I have a vintage flatware obsession. These are my favourites.  I have no idea what the pattern is called but if you know, tell me because I’d like to get some more.     This really wasn’t supposed to be […]

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The Winners!

As the comments were coming in for last week’s contest to win a copy of Canadian Living featuring my kitchen it became more and more obvious why Canadians are pretty much universally liked around the world. And it’s not just […]

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Corn on the Cob. Off the cob.

    There is no elegant way to eat corn on the cob and that’s what I like about it.  I love a food that a) comes with a built in handle and b) exudes enjoyment.  Everyone who is eating corn […]

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Monarch emerging from Chrysalis.
AMAZING video

You may remember Liberace. Colourful, vibrant and vivacious.  My caterpillar, Liberace. A couple of weeks ago I showed you a video of Liberace as he was just hatching out of his shell.  After a few weeks of eating, growing, eating growing, […]

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Just for Fun Monday!

I get a lot of people linking to things on The Art of Doing Stuff Facebook page. Stuff they want me to see. Most often it’s either about potato chips, chickens, or pizza. On rare occasions it’s about something that […]

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A little more information on my Live, Online Video course.

  My Live Video course on how to turn your blog into a business is filling up with people. The course is 5, one hour tutorials running from 8 – 9 p.m., live on a computer near you from September […]

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Your FIRST look at my new kitchen in Canadian Living Magazine!
Plus a giveaway.

The last time I was this excited over something it was covered in gravy. Here’s your first glimpse of me in my new kitchen.   The October issue of Canadian Living magazine is on stands now!  And if it’s not where […]

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A look at my late summer community garden.

A few days ago I was taking a walk around my neighbourhood in between writing scintillating blog posts and sanding my heel skin when I was stopped in my tracks by the most frightening noise I’ve ever heard outside of […]

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Replacing your laptop battery.

The following post will serve as an instructional DIY for those of you who happen to own a Macbook Pro laptop (mid 2009 version). For the rest of you it will be an INSPIRATION.  Or a bore. But keep in […]

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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.