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Wanna toilet train your cat? Tame a chipmunk? Make a toast? Then you’re in the right place. Oh! Want to learn how to fold a tee shirt Japanese style? ALSO in the right place. This is all the stuff that doesn’t really fit anywhere else. The misfits of the website. These are the cast aways, the downtrodden. In truth, these are a few of my favourite things …


The 10 most common dreams and what they mean.

In the great tradition of people who bore other people by recounting  their dreams, I … am going to recount my dreams to you. Don’t worry. You’re gonna get the chance to bore everyone else, including me, later. Since I was […]

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10 Valentine gifts, ideas and affirmations.

      I’ve never been a huge Valentine’s Day person as I’ve mentioned here before.  BUT there are some things about Valentine’s Day that I really love.  I like red,  arrows, candy hearts, chocolate, kitschy decorations,  cinnamon hearts, vintage […]

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DIY Warming Neck Pillow.
A Dollar Store DIY

Since becoming a blogger my health has gone to crap. CRAP I say. Within months of working at a desk all day I got migraines, my shoulders became knotted like a macrame plant holder and my neck got so stiff […]

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Washing your Canada Goose (or down) Coat

One of my earliest memories, although I have no idea how old I was, is of me standing in the front hall of the house I grew up in getting bundled up to go outside on a cold winter day. Standing […]

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How to Fit twice as much into your freezer.
Organizing week continues!

    People are always asking me how I get so much done.  Part of it is because doing things is literally my job, but mainly it’s because I’m a doer.  I like to start, do and finish things.  That […]

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Throw Away 50 Things!

It is time, yet again, to grab a drawer, closet, refrigerator or medicine cabinet and start chucking stuff.  You may think we just finished the most magical season of the year, but the truth is … it has just arrived. […]

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Bacon Wraps, a belly ache & The Pork Council

I told you Monday about all the new things I got over the holidays but I totally forgot about the most spectacular. This big black tongue.       You were expecting a photo of Idris Elba weren’t you? Let […]

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Christmas. What I got. What you got. Hope it wasn’t herpes.

Yes I know. Christmas is about family and friends and good food and charity and peace on earth. I understand and acknowledge that. But I love the presents. I know a lot of families cut out the presents once everyone […]

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Merry Christmas to all and to all a good fight.

It’s Christmas Eve. The day before the most anticipated day of the year for many of us. December 25th, known more commonly as Family Fight Day. The day family gathers together to exchange gifts, good wishes and karate kicks. Everything […]

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DIY gifts you still have time to make!

It happened again. With the stealth of a jungle cat, Christmas has come screaming out of the bushes ready to eat us alive. Or at the very least, have us eat ourselves to death. It’s a surprise every year. Christmas […]

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The Art of Doing Stuff Shop is now open.

The Art of Doing Stuff now has a shopping page.  “What is that?!”  you curious questioners ask. Well I’ll tell you.  If you look over to the right hand sidebar of the page you’ll see something that’s never been there […]

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A Christmas Conversation with Betty

The holidays are upon us and with that comes the most important part of the holiday season; making memories. Getting back in touch with friends and family who we haven’t seen in … well about half a day in my […]

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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.