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IKEA Runnen Patio Tile Redo

We have been eyeing these wood patio tiles at Ikea ever since moving into our house. In case you missed it, our entire backyard is paved over. Like a big beautiful parking lot.     We never took the plunge, because after doing the math, the tiles just weren’t in our budget. Fast forward to […]

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Gardening on Concrete : DIY Raised Cinderblock Beds

When we were shopping for a home, I had grand dreams of the quaint, lush garden I would soon be tending to. In reality, what I got was a sea of hot concrete. I have looked into ways to break up the concrete, all of which are either expensive or back-breaking. Due to my lack […]