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Tandem Mowing

Mowing isn’t most people’s favorite chore. I’m right there with them. I even complained to my husband about how much I don’t want to mow. His answer? Tandem mowing. Does it work? Find out in today’s post, “Tandem Mowing,” on MGSpear.com.

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Planting: Known to Kill Cacti

It’s springtime, and planting season is upon us. But what happens if you leave the planting to someone known to accidentally kill cacti? Read all about it in “Planting: Known to Kill Cacti,” on MGSpear.com.

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Hot Tub Warrior

Ever tried to move a hot tub with a tractor and some dollies? Doesn’t seem that hard, you say? Well how about through mud? I can only imagine the stories our hot tub could tell. Read about some of them in today’s post, “Hot Tub Warrior,” on MGSpear.com.

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Washed Up Speakers and Thanksgiving

Doubt kills a lot of dreams, especially when you feel like you don’t have anything left to give anymore like you’re all washed up. This post is about second chances, like the decades-old speakers my husband and I pulled out of storage and put back to work. You never know when your skillset will be needed, or when the new skills you learn along the way will lead you to a second chance. Read more about it on “Washed Up Speakers and Thanksgiving,” on MGSpear.com.

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Cats Always Win in the End

Socks is at it again, showing that cats will never give up on their antics. You truly cannot do any house project without a cat taking advantage. Read what he’s up to on “Cats Always Win in the End,” on MGSpear.com.

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Attack of the Late-Night Oil Change

You know it will be an interesting evening when the husband busts out a new tool to attempt an oil change late at night when you are ready for bed. Does it work out in the end? Do the kitties get in the way? Find out in “Attack of the Late-Night Oil Change,” on MGSpear.com.

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Concrete vs Rain

We’ve been doing more house projects recently, and usually we get them completed in a reasonable amount of time. However this time, when we decided to get some concrete poured the heavens opened up and rained down on our forms for about a week. Can you imagine how much mud that was? And of course the dogs didn’t help things by walking in it.

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Well water

A few years ago my husband and I went through a cancer scare. Guess what was the solution? Clean water. Apparently our water supplier had not been letting the residents know the drinking water was not safe.

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Operation: Carpet Be Gone

What happens when your kitties decide to redecorate? Why, shred the carpet so you have to replace the floors. Eh, it was due to get replaced in the future anyway; I guess they wanted the timeline moved up.

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91. Washing Cats

When we were working on our hardwood floors, my husband was laying down vapor barrier one day and our kitties, Socks and Elsa, thought it would be hilarious to jump around and knead on the barrier, putting little holes in it. My husband kept shooing them away, and they kept coming back. He tossed their […]

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