Testing depth of field and auto-focus with the Canon T6I / 750D

Look Ma, New Camera

We definitely got our money’s worth out of our last DSLR, a Canon Rebel XS purchased …

August 21, 2015 in Business-y
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Engineered flooring samples at Pioneer Millworks.

Time To Tour The Ultimate Wood Factory

The roundabout way in which I learned of and got myself invited to tour Pioneer Millworks …

September 17, 2014 in Business-y, Flooring, Merry Travels
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Me, at the video shoot for Made + Remade with DIY Network.

The Big Debut

Hey! Big happies. In May, I spent a week traveling with DIY Network to film a …

July 14, 2014 in Business-y, Casual Celebrations, HGTV + DIY Network Projects
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Rehabbing a broken paned door in my apartment garage.

Memory Lane

Making over a website takes a lot of time and work. In my case, I’ve …

March 19, 2013 in Business-y
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Peel off the adhesive and stick the weatherizer directly to the frame.

Weatherproofing In A Cinch (And Other Things)

Happy Monday. Back to the grind, huh? A few things to wake you up: 1. …

February 04, 2013 in Business-y, Supporting Sponsors
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Out with the old blog, in with the new.

Meet Merrypad 2.0

Hi ho! If you’re a regular around here, you might have noticed that a few …

January 14, 2013 in Business-y
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Pay no attention to weird shadows and bulky shirt layers, it's the only photo we have of the three of us at our wedding shower.

Super Survey Monday + A New Home Tour

To everyone who took the time to fill out my second blogiversary survey on November …

December 03, 2012 in Business-y
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Getting ready for our trip to Arizona!

A-to-Z bound!

True Story: As you read this, we’re en route to Arizona for a two-day event …

March 21, 2012 in Business-y, Merry Travels
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My first home improvement to-do list.

Girl’s First Blogiversary (Part 2 of 2)

To follow up on this morning’s post, I’m continuing the 1st blogiversary’s party train with …

November 16, 2011 in Business-y, Casual Celebrations
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Aww, it's my merry cake.

Girl’s First Blogiversary (Part 1 of 2)

It’s a day for small celebrations. My first post on went live one year …

November 16, 2011 in Business-y, Casual Celebrations
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