Let’s talk gardening jujitsu with Burpee & #GardenChat on MyFixitUpLife

Gardening jujitsu is about little things we can do that really make big differences to improve our homes (and our world). So let’s do it in the dirt. While a gardening death match might sound interesting, gardening jujitsu is using the simple and awesome power of plants to make your home, your family, and your [...]

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Let’s talk about Spartan Race with the founder Joe De Sena. Aroo!

Getting uncomfortable is where the magic happens in life for Spartan race creator Joe De Sena. The ultimate obstacle course race has to be Spartan race, and there are a milliom people who are taking part every year. Broadcast on NBC Sports, and gaining popularity by the uber-fit to the casual gym goer, the founder [...]

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Torch + metal = awesome DIY windchime project

DIY windchime projects can be as easy or complex as you want. I’m fascinated by chimes, so having a reason to make a DIY windchime project was like a little gift from the universe. And my reason is that Bernzomatic has recently asked Mark and I to become torchbearers. Essentially they shared torches with us [...]

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Let’s talk DIY repurposing ideas with Anitra Mecadon & Tara Dara

Repurposing ideas are like little gems falling from the sky, and we’re talking with two creative experts on this episode.

Dumpster diving, upcycling, reusing… for the creative repurposer, all of those words mean the same thing: Let’s make awesome stuff that’s inexpensive and truly unique to us.

We are sharing repurposing ideas for both the newbie repurposer and the experienced. And on this episode, we put two repurposing experts — Anitra Mecadon and Tara Dara — to our unconventional repurposing ideas test.

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Amazed and Amused: Here’s what we found on social media this week

When we find something that truly amazed and amused us, we have to pass it on. Beyond awesome tools and cool design trends, Mark and Theresa are laughing out loud in hysterics or stunned into an impressed silence by what they see online. So every week we’re gathering up the top amazed & amused photos [...]

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Let’s talk about better design ideas for Alzheimer’s

Interior design can be a powerful tool to helping everyone live better, whether it’s designing for Alzheimer’s, babies, or the rest of us quirky humans. Theresa’s dad has Alzheimer’s. A few months ago, her family decided that to help preserve the health and vibrancy of her mom, it was time to move dad into a [...]

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10 Questions That Give Away Problem Customers

While masked behind boots and tools and trucks full of lumber, contractors you want in your home are professionals. The real kind. Like doctors, like lawyers, like managers. Like, well, you. Except not exactly. You probably go to an office. Ours is somewhere between our trucks, shops and on your roof. Unconventional to say the [...]

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Tune in! Purge your closet w/Genevieve Gorder & help kids w/Shoes that Grow

Grab some tips to makeover your clothes closet with Genevieve Gorder, and make a difference for kids with shoes that grow five sizes.


Food Network’s American Diner Revival show. We stayed up all night to help

Yes, we love to help with an insane TV show challenge like Ty Pennington’s American Diner Revival.

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Kid’s Step-Up Stool

Step up or display your little favorites on this four piece bench! This Step-Up Stool is designed for every kid carpenter to have a job-from assembly to decorating. And everyone will be able to learn a few new skills along the way. While it’s also a perfectly-sized place to display special things, this stool functions [...]

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