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Ultimate Guide to Growing Potatoes in Containers

Spring is in the air! We’ve been busy finishing up some outdoor projects to get the garden ready for planting.  All winter long, I’ve been watching gardening videos and gathering my wishlist for improvements outside. So far, our big projects have consisted of digging out and installing irrigation lines for the garden’s soaker hose irrigation system and installing a gate for our side yard.  Once I get my trellises in, restain the deck, and pour

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Progress on the Camper Remodel

We’re still around friends!  I’ve so wanted to update the blog, but we had a terrible bout with the flu. Our little guy was hospitalized but is all better, thank you Jesus! After we got over that hurdle, we got


7 Tips for Using a Laundromat

Using a communal laundromat has some obvious challenges.  After a year and a half of dealing with the laundry monster via a laundromat, I’ve come away with some tricks up my sleeve. Today I’m sharing 7 tips for using a laundromat.

Blogging Identity Crisis

My Blogging Identity Crisis

Hi friends!! I’m going to be completely upfront with you and admit that I’m having an identity crisis as a blogger.  Truth is, I have been pondering a complete refocus of The New Lighter Life for a couple of years

Homemade Oatmeal Dinner Rolls Recipe

Oatmeal Dinner Rolls Recipe

My life may just be a walking contradiction. Monday, I posted a workout.  Today, dinner rolls. Meh. I was tipped off to their deliciousness over 10 years ago, by a friend while living in Germany.  I remember sitting at her

Portable & Magnetic Peg Family

Sleep Deprivation in the Camper

I could just post happy thoughts.  I could tell you all the wonderful things about living in a camper and completely ignore the hard times.  I wouldn’t technically be lying to you…I’d just be keeping it positive.  Right? Well, I’m


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