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Antique buffet restoration

When we moved into our 100-year-old home, we realized that much of our modern, minimalist, dark furniture wouldn’t really work. We resolved that we would gradually replace our furniture over time with pieces that were a little bit more timeless and better quality. So, when I found a gorgeous solid wood antique buffet at my …

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one of the lumbar aisles at the local home improvement store

5 Tips for buying wood from a home improvement store

As a person living in a modern capitalist society, I normally feel very comfortable buying things. However, when it came to buying wood for the first time, I literally spent 45 minutes just staring down the wood aisle at Lowe’s. It was intimidating. Which species should I buy? Why don’t the dimensions on the label …

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What to wear when visiting Walt Disney World

A vacation to Walt Disney World involves excessive amounts of walking. We usually average between 11-13 miles per day (and this is fairly typical). With that in mind, comfort should be the most important consideration when choosing what to pack to wear for your vacation.  In addition to comfort, imagine for a moment the number …

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