running leaves through the WORX leaf mulcher

Best leaf mulcher

I’m not just titling this article “The best leaf mulcher” for SEO – this leaf mulcher has been voted the best in class by Bob Vila, Popular Mechanic, Old House Online – and I’m pretty sure anyone else that has had the opportunity to try it. *This is a sponsored post.  I was provided with WORX yard tools in exchange for my honest review. I introduce you to my new yard-baby – the 13 amp Electric Leaf Mulcher from WORX.

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Have you heard of LOMI?

In February of 2021 I came across a crowdfunding campaign for a product called “LOMI“. I was immediately enthralled – I mean, who doesn’t want a counter-sized appliance that will completely compost all of your food waste into a usable – and earth-friendly – addition to your soil. Unfortunately, the price was too high and the technology too new for me to get in on the action.   I’ve since gone back to the Pela website numerous times in the

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easiest way to clean silver

The easiest way to clean silver

Three kitchen items and 5 minutes of your time make this recipe the easiest, cheapest, and most thorough way to clean silver. This post came about because I wanted to try the ketchup brass cleaner on other metals. Yeah, it was a fail.   Ketchup and baking soda did absolutely nothing to clean the tarnish off of my silver jewellery. Let me show you what I started with: My photos aren’t doing it justice, the three necklaces on the left

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cleaning brass with ketchup

Can you clean brass with ketchup?

Have you ever wondered if ketchup can really clean brass?  Today we’re attempting to clean brass with ketchup, and how it compares to store-bought cleaners. Have you ever wondered if ketchup can really clean brass?  I’ve read dozens of articles and each seems to offer a different bit of advice; use ketchup for 1 hour, use baking soda and vinegar and create a paste, Bar Keeper’s friend, toothpaste, lemon juice, and of course Brasso… but which does the best job

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freezer inventory, organizing the freezer

Organizing your freezer

Get ready for winter hibernating by organizing your freezer(s) and creating a freezer inventory list. Links to free printables below. This is a dumb post. Like dumb because everyone has to do it at some point, and I’m not really ‘inventing the wheel’ with any dramatic insights or prize-worthy ideas, BUT I’m feeling pretty chuffed with myself, so I’m going to share it anyways. Waaaaaaaay back in 2015 I shared a blog post on organizing your freezer.  I wasn’t showing

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fluted shoe cabinet, building a shoe cabinet, shoe cabinet, shoe cupboard

Fluted shoe cabinet – overcoming my fear of routers

This easy and inexpensive shoe cabinet can be built in a matter of hours, and out of low-cost MDF.  Stop with a simple build, or do what I did and take your router skills from zero to hero by adding fluting! Well, I finished up cabinetmaking school last week and am officially a graduate! Which is interesting seeing as I never made a single kitchen cabinet from start to finish?   I think the program should have been called furniture

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