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The Tiers of Gifting ~ Or, a DIY Tiered Platter

When gifting things, we all make priorities.  We don’t cop to it, but it happens.  That cousin that’s the weird mouth breather that always gets you something so you have to give them something too?  Yup, they’re bottom tier. Well these tiers are not about prioritizing what sort of gifting you’ll do.  They ARE the… Continue reading The Tiers of Gifting ~ Or, a DIY Tiered Platter

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Twas A Very DIY Christmas – Part 2

Before heading east for the holiday, we had a mini-Christmas with Bill’s family at his Mom’s house. There was some SERIOUSLY tasty pizza (i know pizza sounds un-festive for a family holiday celebration, but you haven’t had this pizza – I mean, DELICIOUS stuff! Just sad they’re too far from the apartment to deliver!) and… Continue reading Twas A Very DIY Christmas – Part 2

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Twas A Very DIY Christmas – Part 1

FINALLY after a few days of patient waiting time, my laptop seems to be back to it’s old self… save for an extremely sticky keyboard… did I mention that it was Vitamin Water? Opps… But here ya go, a much delayed recap of Christmas – materialism style. This Christmas was technically our 3rd, but it… Continue reading Twas A Very DIY Christmas – Part 1

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Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot

Things have been a little quiet here and that’s mostly due to spending every last minute we could with family before heading down from Philly to DC for New Years. We’ll be cleaning and organizing before packing it back up for New Years Eve festivities, so things will be light here until after 2013 begins.… Continue reading Should Old Acquaintance be Forgot

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A Little Woodworking JOY

While on one of her near-daily trips to Target, Beth sent me this: Oh boy.  Here goes. So this project seemed to require a thicker block of wood than anything I had laying around.  A fortuitous trip to the ReStore allowed me to pick up a ~4 foot long piece of hardwood of some sort. … Continue reading A Little Woodworking JOY