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Candy Corn Pinwheel Cookies

Candy Corn Pinwheel Cookies

These cookies are a festive twist on a favorite holiday candy. Although they are adorable, they are not made like a normal cookie. They take a bit of time and a lot of patience.  Every autumn we inevitably end up with a bag of these […]

Sturdy Clutter-Free Garage Shelving

Sturdy Clutter-Free Garage Shelving

We designed and built these custom shelves to make the most of our garage storage space.

Foldable Custom Trailer

Foldable Custom Trailer

We generate a lot of debris from our various projects, but don’t have a truck to haul it away. Initially, we would just pile it up in the garage until we could borrow a truck. However, this got old pretty quick and it took a […]

Taut Line Hitch

Taut Line Hitch

We find that one of the most useful (more obscure) knots is the Taut Line Hitch. We use it for tying down loads in our trailer (and when folding it) and we even use it to help support items that are being lifted about head […]

Perfect Sugar Cookies

Perfect Sugar Cookies

Perfect Sugar Cookies I’ve made plenty of sugar cookies over the years and this is always my go-to recipe. The cookies come out perfect every single time and they are delicious. Typically powdered sugar isn’t used in sugar cookies but it makes a big difference […]

Garlic and Herb Seared Salmon

Garlic and Herb Seared Salmon

Garlic and Herb Seared Salmon This is so delicious and easy to make. It is crispy on the outside but perfectly cooked on the inside. The garlic and herbs perfectly blend with the lemony butter finish. Our son can be a very picky eater and […]

Perfect Apple Crisp

Perfect Apple Crisp

Perfect Apple Crisp Fall has begun in our house. Decorations are coming out of boxes, apple cider is being pour and apple crisp is being made. This sweet treat is perfect. The spice perfectly balance with the apples to make a great fall dessert. Print […]

Building our Walnut Dutch Door (or “DIY Door-ty”)

Building our Walnut Dutch Door (or “DIY Door-ty”)

Dutch doors were very appealing, but they were only available from custom door builders which drove the cost way up. So, of course, what else were we to do except design and build our own!?

30 Day Self-Love Challenge

30 Day Self-Love Challenge

30 Day SELF–LOVE When you are living a very fast pace and busy life it is easy to let your “me time” slip away. This challenge of 30 days of self-love is intended to help you relax and take a moment for yourself or with someone […]

Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole

Stuffed Bell Pepper Casserole

Talk about an easy week night dinner! Essentially a deconstructed stuffed bell pepper, this recipe is delicious and easy to make. If you have a busy schedule this is certainly a meal you can make quickly or ahead of time. Print Stuffer Bell Pepper Casserole […]