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How To Build an Easy Gravel Path in Your Backyard for Under $500

Spring is here!  Caleb and I are doing some really cool landscaping updates to our backyard. We’re knocking it out in phases and our new gravel backyard path was part of Phase 1!  Phase 1: Build compost pile Plan and create an easy backyard pathway using gravel and flagstones Build 2 8×3 foot planter boxes …

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43 Things Pregnant Ladies Can Give Up / Take On for Lent

As I sit here giving my kitten a well-earned belly rub, it occurs to me that I haven’t decided what my Lenten penance shall be. Considering I’m 17 weeks pregnant and gluten-intolerant, I feel that I have already given up quite a lot of foodstuffs. I genuinely don’t know if I could emotionally handle being …

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