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Painting the Older Boy’s New Bedrooms

Painting the Older Boy’s New Bedrooms

A bit ago I posted the first picture of The New Nut House when I started Fixing Up The Boys Room. Since then I have painted the ceiling, and trim. While Honey Nut was working on her floor, I painted the walls for the older boys room. Since we are renting, I am keeping...
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Painting The Farm House with Honey Nut

Painting The Farm House with Honey Nut

Honey Nut came with me to the Farm House to get some work done today. She gets the small bedroom, her four brothers are sharing two other bedrooms, and a fourth bedroom upstairs will be the classroom.  We are no longer homeschooling, but with our large family, I think it’s important to have a...
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A Quick Trip to Lowe’s for the Kitchen Makeover

A Quick Trip to Lowe’s for the Kitchen Makeover

I am so excited to get started on fixing up the kitchen! I ended up wandering around Lowe’s the other day and ended up with the overhead cupboard, and narrow cabinet for next to the stove. With a little bit of tile & plywood I can make a cute countertop next to the stove,...
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The Kitchen is the Heart of the Home

The Kitchen is the Heart of the Home

So this is one wall of our little kitchen. It looks like it needs a little work, and a few more cupboards. The rest of the kitchen needs just as much work. There is very little storage, not nearly enough for our dishes or food, and there is no place for a pantry. There...
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Fixing Up the Boys Room

Fixing Up the Boys Room

I’ve never been a fan of the Brown Frown. Before we move into our new little Farm House, we need to give it a quick makeover. I’m starting with the bedrooms so my Tribe can claim their space and call it home. The shelves are coming down and primer is going up. Good-bye to the...
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DIY Soup Can Storage for Pantry

DIY Soup Can Storage for Pantry

I have been working on filling our stockpile again, and after coming across some great Kroger deals combined with coupons, I found myself with a ton of canned soups and sauces with no where to put them. I started searching for storage for canned goods and found some outrageously overpriced stackable units, or entirely...
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Why I Prepare, Print & e-File for Free with TurboTax!

Prepare, Print and e-File for Free with TurboTax

The last time we paid to have our taxes done, the guy charged us $160 and refused to give us the child tax credit or earned income credit, something like that. He said we didn’t need it or qualify for it or some such nonsense. I knew he was wrong, but also had a...
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Get Your Craft On With Crafty Coupon Codes from Annie’s

Coupon Codes for Annie's Crochet, knitting, plastic canvas quilting, sewing, yarn, and more.

We have recovered from the routineless Holiday Season, almost, and are working on staying busy when homeschool is over and chores are done. My Wing Nut is insisting on learning to sew, mostly because he thinks he can sit down at the sewing machine and whip up a Ninja suit. And after watching me...
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The Nut House Creations on Etsy

Handmade Jewelry by Lisa Curcio of The Nut House Creations


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10 Things Tuesday

Normally, I like to use it to organize my week, but I am not feeling very motivated this week to get anything done. Sometime in the next 30 seconds I will have to come up with my own personal 10 Things list. You can list 10 Things about ANYTHING! 10 Things is different for...
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10 Things Tuesday

Remember when I used to blog every day? Way back to last summer? Let’s just pick up there and keep on going! Remember 10 Things Tuesday?? I KNOW you do! It is my series of blog posts were I organize my To Do list for the week. The organizing of my week has always...
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Why Yes, They Are Dead. Are You Surprised?

Why Yes, They Are Dead. Are You Surprised?

A few months ago, E Nut pulled some already sprouted apple seeds from his apple and insisted that we plant them. It was something that I talked my way out of for years, but there was no way I could say no to him when they were already starting to sprout.
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A New Skirt For Honey Nut Sewn From Owee’s Jeans

A New Skirt For Honey Nut Sewn From Owee’s Jeans

Since I got my sewing machine last month I haven’t really done much with it. Mostly repairing clothing and blankets and making cloth napkins. Nothing too exciting. Nothing to complicated. I needed a bit of time to get to know my new machine and get back into sewing on a machine again. I used...
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