Category Archives: Better than store bought

Winter Recipe | Hearty Ham and Bean Soup

Stick-to-your ribs good, and a filling, healthy meal. Make a pot over the weekend and reheat for dinner during the week. Continue reading

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Make a Chalkboard Menu for Your Freezer – DIY – Organize Your Life

Cost, Time, and Skills: For this project, I used a thin piece of oak plywood ($10-$20) leftover from our stereo console rebuild, some chalkboard paint ($10 for a quart), and some cedar 1×2 lumber ($5-$10) for the frame. I used … Continue reading

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Repurpose Your Own Big Green Egg Cart – DIY

Cost, Time, and Skills: This project took me a couple of afternoons, primarily because several coats of paint had to dry. Total cost for this project was about 20 bucks because the cart was found and the cedar lumber was … Continue reading

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