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Outdoor Bar Cart Makeover

It mustn't be just me, because I see the bar cart is getting to be quite popular lately – like they were 40 or 50 years ago! I really wanted to find a bar cart, but wanted a vintage one that I could update and make over. We hunted all …

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DIY Outdoor Drink Station for Backyard Entertaining

This post is sponsored by Krazy Glue. All opinions are — for better or worse — 100% my own. For years now, I’ve been dreaming of using my back yard for lots of outdoor entertaining. While some plans might take a little longer to come to fruition, in this case, …

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Freshome Finds, Edition 2

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.Man has it been a week! At Freshome, we hope you find some joy from our favorite inspiration and deal finds for the weekend.Matte black …

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Working Smarter

This month marks four years since I quit my job. Four years. When I put in my notice, I thought I’d hate working for myself. I was desperate for some time off so I thought I’d just do the blog for three months and interview for jobs starting in January. Once …

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DIY Modern Fall Wreath

It’s the best time of the year for many reasons, my favorite being that I love decorating for fall in a way that brings in more natural textures and foliage.  A wreath is a beautifully simple way to do this, and I took a modern approach by adding in wood …

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Recipe Box: After School Snacks

As any toddler mama knows, getting your kiddo to eat a nutritious meal isn’t always as easy as it should be! Whether you have a picky eater or a little one with a limited attention span, having fun and tasty snacks on hand is the secret to making sure your …

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Welcoming Fall House Tour

Hey there friends, and welcome visitors for the Fabulous Fall Home Tour! It’s been, what — seven years? — since my last real fall decorating post? For those of you that already follow along, you already probably think this is a bit unique since I never really participate much in …

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Zero House is a big nothing

A big nothing– No greenhouse gases, no toxic materials, no utility bills, no waste. Sitting next to the highway in the parking lot of the big EDIT exhibition in Toronto is the inauspicious Zero House, a little house with some very big ambitions: to generate zero greenhouse gases, have zero …

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