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Blog How to DIY a toy weed trimmer using recycled materials

How to DIY a toy weed trimmer using recycled materials

Reuse Reduce and Recycle My twins broke their tent during some over-enthusiastic play. I couldn’t bring myself to throw away the poplar tent poles and plastic connectors. Inspiration struck this week on how to give these items new life and keep them out of the landfill. My boys adore all things to do with lawn …

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Blog DIY a Toddler Rope Railing

DIY a Toddler Rope Railing

NO HELP, Momma! The twins are turning two and have entered the “I WANNA DO IT MYSELF. NO HELP, MOMMA.” stage, but they are still too short to reach the railing on the stairs. This caused more than a few battles until I DIY’d a quick and easy solution: lower the railing. I didn’t want …

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Blog Fort Birthday, An Origin Story

Fort Birthday, An Origin Story

Born at 32 weeks, my twins were slow to crawl. Kenneth crawled first by several months and so I made him a simple Amazon Prime Box fort to crawl into and dubbed it Fort Kenneth. . My twins LOVE boxes As their first birthday approached I wracked my brain for a fun theme. Neither boy …

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Blog Don’t live with that light fixture you hate.

Don’t live with that light fixture you hate.

You don’t have to live with a light fixture you hate After 2 years of living in our new house I finally was fed up with the giant ugly chandelier that hung in the dining room. We dithered around making a decision on replacing it because we couldn’t agree on how we are going to …

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Blog Fixing Holes – Nap Time DIY

Fixing Holes – Nap Time DIY

Getting work done during Nap Time Skip down to the second heading to get right to the HOW-TO Finding time to DIY when you have toddlers is tricky. My day gets divided up into four types of time. 1)before boys wake up – ugh, don’t even talk to me I’m not getting anything done except …

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