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Photo Treasure Hunt: Week 2

I’ve just barely been keeping my fingers hooked over the edge of sanity this week, but I still managed to keep up with at least some of the daily photo…

September 17, 2012 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Photo Treasure Hunt: Week 1

Back in January I had a lofty goal of maintaining some balance in my life this year–you know, instead of becoming a little sawdust-covered hermit who spends all of her…

September 10, 2012 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article

Snapshot of my Life: February 2012

For a few months I’ve been putting together the story of building the Memorial House, which means spending a lot of time in the archives of DIYdiva, and one of…

February 2, 2012 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Great Ideas: “Keeping Track” Edition

When I finally decided to formalize DIY Life into an actual part of my website I was hoping the mindset that’s taken me through seven years of documenting projects and…

January 26, 2012 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY Seasoning: Awesome Spice

This blend of spices could very possibly be the key to my personal happiness. The origin for this blend of awesomeness was a flavored butter recipe for sweet corn, which,…

January 24, 2012 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

One Word Bandwagon: Balance

I don’t usually do New Year’s resolutions in the traditional sense of the word, although for a long time I would give something up for the year as an exercise…

January 11, 2012 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Jumpstart: Photography

Next to building stuff (which started around the time I was two, and hasn’t stopped since) taking pictures is my longest running hobby. It’s also my most-often neglected hobby, unless…

January 8, 2012 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Top 3 Reasons Why I Hate Top 5 Tips Articles

Particularly this time of year you can’t click twice anywhere on the internet without seeing articles like “The Top 5 Ways to Jumpstart Your Workout” or ” 10 Ways to…

January 2, 2012 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Convoluted Path To Awesome: From Skulls to Volunteerism

What you’re about to read is the result of a mild case of ADD coupled with the all-encompassing power of Google, a dash of writers block, and four Christmas cookies…

December 30, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

The 5 Project Rule: DIY Life Edition

For those of you who don’t know, I have a small problem with compulsively starting DIY projects. As far as vices go, it’s right up there with my love of…

December 28, 2011 | 8 Comments | Read the Full Article
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