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  • A look at the last 11 days of World War II: Aug. 11, 1945

    Editor’s note: Part of a series detailing the information local newspaper readers received during the last 11 days of World War II about the events...
  • The Top 64 Small Laundry Room Ideas – Interior Home and Design

    The laundry room: The place where everything comes clean. This most-essential of rooms doesn’t have to be huge to be fantastic. Proof of this follo...
  • New Build Farmhouse in Rural Illinois With Angled Island

    We label a lot of kitchens “Modern Farmhouse” these days… but this time we truly mean it! The kitchen in this new Aledo, IL home has modern upgrade...
  • Beautiful Homes of Instagram: New-construction Home

      As most of you know I have been blogging for many years and I can tell when a home is well-built by a mile away and I can tell this builder is o...
  • 24 Best Cookware Racks

      Enclume 6-Tier Cookware Stand, Free Standing Pot Rack, Hammered Steel (Unassembled) Enclume 6-Tier Cookware Stand, Free Standing Pot Rack, Hamm...
  • Best Storage Kitchen out of top 16

      StoveShelf – White – 30″ – Magnetic Shelf for Kitchen Stove, Spice Rack, Kitchen Storage Solution, Zero Installation …StoveShelf – White – 30″ –...
  • Staycation 2020! Part 2

    Day 5 - Tuesday I enjoyed a quiet morning writing and enjoying a couple cups of hot coffee.  It had rained overnight so everything outside got a ni...
  • 10 Garage Gift Ideas for Dad

    When most of us are brainstorming gift ideas for dad around Father’s Day, his birthday, or the holiday season, it’s the “dad gift greatest hits” t...
  • An Addition to the Fleet: Maybe

    It all happened so innocently.  I was sitting at the computer writing blog posts.  I had the Messenger program open on my computer too when I messa...
  • Best 22 Plastic Storage Baskets With Handles

      DRAGON SONIC Bath Storage Basket Plastic Storage Basket with Handles £¨Khaki£DRAGON SONIC Bath Storage Basket Plastic Storage Basket with Handle...
  • 13 Ways to Use Your Garage in 2020 – From Functional to Fun

    We often forget to use our imagination and see things outside the box. We see, for example, a garage, and assume it’s the place to park our cars an...
  • Aluminum Storage Cabinets Provide These 3 Important Uses

    For homeowners looking for an outstanding solution to their storage needs, an aluminum storage cabinet could be the perfect fit. These cabinets pr...