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August 2015

Outdoor curtains from tablecloths and DIY curtain rod

By Tyler, Mr. Doer

Part of the reason that we fell in love with our house was because it included a large covered porch with high ceilings and a place to sit and talk. While the beauty of the porch was always there, we really had never fully utilized the space and it always just felt unfinished and unwelcoming. With harsh light and a fabulous view of the side of the neighbor's house, there was a lot to be desired about our outdoor space and I never knew what to do about it.  Before
But, recently our porch got a much needed makeover and I couldn’t be happier with the results. I had always wanted to add outdoor curtains to our space, but after pricing them online and in stores, I realized outdoor curtains are crazy expensive if you have a tall space like we do. I thought about just going to get fabric to sew my own curtain, but then I had a brilliant idea: we could use tablecloths.

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How to: Spiral cut hot dogs

By Tyler, Mr. DoerGrillingWith a sweet grill and an awesomely fun backyard, it’s really no surprise that this summer we’ve been doing a whole lot of outdoor grilling. Because of this, I spend a lot of time finding grilling recipes and tips and tricks online. 

Anyone who searches recipes regularly already knows that there are not a whole lot of hot dog grilling recipes out there, at least if we’re talking store-bought dogs. Really, there’s just not a lot of innovation in the way of grilling hot dogs and everyone pretty much does them the same way, right? 

Well, I used to think so. Now I've got a new favorite way to cook dogs and I may never go back to my old ways. Introducing the spiral cut hot dog.

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11 + 7 years

By Tyler, Mr. DoerSelfie on the water

Happy Anniversary to my amazing wife!

I truly can't imagine my life without you. You are the most amazing, caring and wonderful person, and my best friend in the world. I love knowing that on every adventure in life you are right there by my side, ready to push forward, cracking jokes the whole time.

Thank you for all that you do, and I can't wait to see what the rest of our lives have in store.

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