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Organizing the Pile: Tray Dividers

Welcome to Part Dos of Organizing the Pile!   In this series, I will share with you  organizational strategies  and tools that actually work – even for the Chronically Disorganized (read:me). I wont lie,  the idea of having vertical storage … Continue reading

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Talk is Cheap (and so is paint, thankfully)

Poor, sad, neglected little blog. I should know better than to make proclamations like “I’m Baaaaaaaack”.  That’s apparently an excellent way to immediately disappear from the Internet altogether. So I’m not doing that today! I’ll just say “I’m here” and … Continue reading

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Sealing the deal – should you seal your granite?

As I mentioned a couple of months ago, OPB came to us with a big old honkin’ oil stain on the granite counter tops, which we were able to remove with a fairly easy but stinky process. Like so. Since … Continue reading

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Solid as a Rock

Stuff got the best of me last week (don’t worry, it was good stuff – an unexpected 3-day trip and fabulous weather) and I never got it together enough to show you the final piece of the counter-top puzzle.  A … Continue reading

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How to Get Stains Out of (supposedly bulletproof) Granite Counters

Here I am again, posing as an “expert”.  I’ll tell y’all this upfront: this topic annoys me. Why? Every time I read about granite counters, it’s the same thing: blah, blah blah, indestructible, hard as nails, they’ll survive a nuclear … Continue reading

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DIY Custom Cabinets (or, my husband is a rockstar)

Space planning theory in kitchens seems to have evolved from the well-known ‘work triangle’ (where the fridge, stove, and sink are all located at the endpoints of a basic triangle shape) to the new-ish ‘zones’ concept (prep zone, cooking zones, … Continue reading

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Painting Kitchen Cabinets, Part 3 (hurry, before you lose your mind)

If anyone out there is still reading, bless you, and I promise today there WILL be PAIN PAINT. Paint Alrighty then, since we’re now cleaned, sanded, and primed it’s time to choose a paint.  All the research I did pointed … Continue reading

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