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Camping with dogs

You may not know this, but up until this year, I’ve never been a camper. Sure, I went to the “lake” a few times when I was a teenager and stayed in a mobile home with friends’. But actually traveling around from campground to campground has been an eye opening experience. Camping with dogs has been a new experience too!

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Peppermint Platter | Easy Christmas Project

How to make a peppermint patty platter! It’s so easy and inexpensive to make. You could make a large one, or several smaller ones, or both!!! I love how this turned out and would love to make more very soon. I may even mix colors of peppermints!

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Talk of the Town 148

oh how I love this week’s features for Talk of the Town! All of them are so inspiring! It’s hard for me to choose just one project and recipe each week from all the awesome entries!

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How To Make Oversized Stepstool

I was cleaning out the garage this past week and came across the old top to my kitchen island. As I was taking the boards apart I knew it was the perfect specimen for an oversized stepstool for the bedroom closet.   After one board was removed, it was the perfect size to make a…

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Cree Light Bulbs how to deal with the end of Daylight Savings

Good lighting is important to me. As I get older, reading, crafting and playing games is much easier on my eyes when my home is well lit. In dim lighting situations it’s more difficult to see. I’m sharing tips and tricks for making the best of your indoor and outdoor lighting with Cree light bulbs.

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Talk of the Town 147

Talk of the Town features are up! How to make a wreath in FIVE minutes! Count me in! Plus yummy recipes and other easy crafts to inspire you!

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Large Thankful Sign for your Porch

How to make a tall outdoor We Are Thankful sign out of reclaimed lumber. This is an easy afternoon project that will make you smile every time you see it. It’s the perfect reminder that we should be thankful for what we have.

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Drawer Front Hook Rack |Fleur-de-Lis

How to make a drawer front hook rack using a broken dresser drawer and inexpensive Fleur De Lis coat hooks. This easy project only uses basic tools and paint. Don’t throw away those broken dresser drawers!

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Talk of the Town 146

Welcome back to Talk of the Town! First, let’s take a look at what you may have missed from your party hosts!     DIY Wood Christmas Gift Tags Christmas Cookie Sheet Upcycled Memo Board             Twin Bed Bench Easy Headboard Bench Tutorial  French Provincial Side Table Makeover      …

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Christmas Stocking Hanger | Make Your Own

How to make a Christmas stocking hanger out of a repurposed headboard. This easy tutorial will give you all the details you need to make your own Christmas stocking holder for your family.

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French Provincial Furniture Makeover

A small French Provincial nightstand or side table gets a new look with a little gray paint. This easy furniture makeover really updates an old piece of furniture. A Finish Max paint sprayer really made a difference in painting the sides of this small table. I hope you love it as much as I do!

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Twin Bed Bench Easy Headboard Bench Tutorial

How do you make a twin bed bench? I’m sort of known for making a bed into a bench. Many people tell me that’s how they found My Repurposed Life. I decided that since the theme of this month’s Power Tool Challenge is Repurposed I would do what I love doing! By the way, this…

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