Got Mice?

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 Two Minute Tuesday! Happy Fall Y’all!  With the temperature drops this time of year, some of us get additional house guests sneaking  into our garages and homes!  I’m talking about mice, not mother- in-laws!  Kidding!  I am not a fan of traps and tried the sticky trap which was horrible!  It  left one of my children with a visual [Read more...]

Solution: Keeping Pets off the Rugs

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We are shopping for a new rug for our family room. Our  rug is worn and tired.   Wow, sounds like I’m describing myself? We were at the Great Indoors (now closed in Colorado) and were telling the sales associate about our high traffic patterns from the kids and  the dogs.   The sales associate gave us a suggestion to [Read more...]

Quick Painting Tip

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Here’s quick painting tip with only one picture!   This is perfect when doing touchups or switching between multiple paint colors. In my case, I was using primer and a high gloss white. This saved me time on cleanup. It’s the same concept of using multiple frosting bags.  I grabbed this handled paint bucket from Home [Read more...]

Earth Day… start with one small change

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Happy Earth Day!  For the past several years I have made SMALL changes in how I try to reduce or reuse “STUFF.”  I  don’t have a political reason behind my decision or theory about global warming, I just think recycling- like my grandparents and parents’ generation- makes sense.    I think for me the image [Read more...]

LOVE! My auto sensor pantry light!

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Hi everyone- Let me acknowledge that this idea was my {first} husband’s suggestion. And, when I first heard him mention it I was like, “Yeah, that sounds great… don’t forget to pick up primer at the Depot.”  So the last phase of our pantry makeover project  was the installation of this: This is an auto motion sensor [Read more...]

Chopped Nuts.. Sneaking in Protein !

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Oh… I had so many titles running through my head for this post,  but I just didn’t have the …. guts.  This post is about getting more real food into your diet without tripling your calories.    So I came up with this trick during the holidays when I had my nut chopper out for a [Read more...]