Category Archives: DIY

DIY: Garage Storage Part I

Our new house has a nice, attached, 2-car garage. Our 2 vehicles fit side by side with no room to spare. It feels like that’s all there’s room for in there but we also want to fit holiday storage, bicycles, … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: Lawn Mower

Our lawn mower was running ROUGH! Not a little rough, but dislocate-your-shoulder-trying-to-start-it rough. Eventually we could usually get it started, but would most likely get injured in the process. Starting: We would yank the cord furiously trying to make it … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: The Dryer

With the rate things have been breaking at our house lately, we’d be bankrupt in no time hiring people to fix them! What happened now, you ask? Our dryer. It’ll tumble some clothes like a champ, but apply heat and … Continue reading

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Frugal Fix Friday: Washing Machine

The washing machine was broken. It wasn’t agitating the clothes and therefore not washing them so much as just rinsing them in water. A visit from the repairman would cost at least $60. No, thank you! We dissected the agitator … Continue reading

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Kindle Case

This weekend Amy and I made a case for my Kindle. It was an experiment and didn’t go exactly as expected. Regardless, I think it turned out good for a first try, and it does it’s job of protecting my … Continue reading

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