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May23

BUILDING A BETTER BACKYARD WITH DIYZ® APP.

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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a sponsored post on behalf of the DIYZ_app and the #DIYZGuys campaign, however, the power tools, damaged fingertips and raised garden bed are all mine! Back in the day, we never needed to call anyone to come and fix the leaky faucet, creaky wooden stair or A/C outlet that didn’t

May22

Turning on the Afterburners for Mother’s Day.

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With spring in full swing and summer already nipping at its’ heels here in coastal Virginia, nothing yells out to me more than GRILLING. As most of you who follow my side-winding adventures know, we’ve recently relocated and with that, comes figuring out what to do with the brand new backyard, porch and patio. As

Jun21

Just Strollin’ Along on Father’s Day.

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Six years ago, I wasn’t sure what kind of dad I might be. Certainly, I’d had an amazing influence in my own father, as well as my grandfathers and uncles, my father-and-brother-in-law, but as you hold your wife’s hand in the delivery room, I think you’re waiting for that identity to be born (so to

Aug27

Let’s Play Link Up: Share Your Favorite Images of Summer Activity for a Chance to Win!

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Disclosure: I am currently serving as a “Play Ambassador” for Let’s Play. This is a sponsored post, however, the opinions expressed are my own. A few weeks ago, our family took the Let’s Play Pledge to get the kids outside this summer more than ever before and a bunch of you agreed to do the same.

Jul4

Grilled Pizza and a 4th of July Giveaway!

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It feels like just yesterday that I had my face smashed up against the cold glass of our front window, whimpering about the foot of snow in the driveway that I’d soon have to clear. But that’s over. I woke up this morning and realized that it was July. We somehow skipped spring and went

Jul22

Target Acquired: The Great Outdoors.

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So far, this summer has put a smack-down on me.  It’s literally had me up against the ropes in a choke-hold begging for mercy. Between traveling up and down the eastern seaboard to promote a book, the kids being out of pre-school and moving into a new house, I’m out of breath.  I’m sure a