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posted by on Kitchen, Renovations/DIY, Thrift, second hand, dumpster finds


  Hi In between my lung surgery and my heart attack I managed to refinish one of the many projects I have on the go; an old Fairbanks scale that I picked up last fall. I think I paid around fifty dollars for it. Is that a bargain? I have no idea. It was is pretty rough shape when I picked it up […]

posted by on Healthly Living, Life


Hi All A little over three weeks ago on Easter Sunday I had a massive heart attack. Crazy right? I’m shocked too. But it did happened and thank God I am still on this side of the sod. We know if Todd was not home the outcome would have been different. I am so grateful for him and the […]

New Flagstone Path


posted by on Garden & Yard, Renovations/DIY

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Hi One of our summer projects was to build a flagstone path leading to the side and back yard. It turned into a time suck lasting the whole summer. This path is part of a long-term landscaping project but its complete so I’m going to show it even if it doesn’t quite makes sense. The plan was […]

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  Hi Not being a big fan of fall colours but still wanting to decorate I decided to forgo the orange, red, rust colours and focus on white and black with some gold and silver thrown in. I’m pretty pleased with what I was able to transform for little time, money and effort. First up pumpkins. Of […]

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Hi Looking to put some Halloween decorations in the entrance that didn’t take up a lot of space I came up with these Creepy Spider Flowers for the ledge. Using items from the dollar store and a glue gun I had this done in minutes. Plastic rats – Dollarama White faux roses with silver glitter – Dollarama Plastic spiders – Dollarama Glitter spider web – Michaels Cast […]

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