DIY Fails: Why It Pays To Be Attentive

DIY Fails: Why It Pays To Be Attentive

DIY Fails

Ok guys, so we’ve covered just how dangerous some DIY projects can really turn out. If you don’t pay attention to the details, complete thorough research in advance and complete every step as listed then you run the risk of encountering some hurdles along the way. If the project requires you to use a tool you’ve never heard of, try to learn as much as you can from someone who is familiar with it.

Because it is so easy to get lost in all the excitement of starting a new project, I thought it would be a good idea to post a little safety reminder…with a twist. If you’re like me, then you probably have a dozen scenarios playing in your head…all the time…all at once. These DIY fails are not only funny but they serve as a great reminder to follow the steps and to pay close attention to the task at hand.
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A Letter to Mom

A Letter to Mom

Mommy
Photo by Dorcy Castillo

Mother’s Day is slowly approaching and I’ve been thinking this is the perfect time to pen a letter to my mom. Last year, this time around Riley was only a couple months old and I had yet to realize just how different my life would be. I’ve only been a mom for a little over a year and already I’m starting to understand all the difficult decisions/choices my mom had to make as a parent.
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Chicago Spring Events

Chicago Spring Events

Calendar
Image via WiseGeek

Ok guys, if you’re in Chicago then you’re probably as excited as I am that the sun is finally out and you can go outside without a ton of layers weighing you down. But now, we’re faced with another dilemma, getting out of the house and finding fun activities to enjoy. Well, I’m here to calm your anxiety just a bit. Below are a list of some fun events happening in or near Chicago in the upcoming weeks. I highly encourage you to try them out and tell me what you think. It’s always fun when you can get out, grab some friends and just have a good time, no matter what you decide to do.

For my friends outside of Chicago, use my list as an inspiration to get online and find some fun events in your area. Try something new like that restaurant you’ve been dying to go to, whatever it is, for God’s sake, just promise me that you’ll have some fun. Even if you suck at cooking, go to a cooking class, what’s the worst that could happen? Ok, I can conjure up about a million bad things that can happen, but who cares, have FUN!
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Dorcy’s DIY

Dorcy’s DIY

Dorcy Castillo
Photo by Dorcy Castillo

Hi! My name is Dorcy Castillo, writer, reader and a lover of all things DIY. I never knew how vast this topic is until I fell in love with Pinterest and my DIY love affair began. This blog will be a home for all sorts of DIY projects that in some way improves your way of life. Topics ranging from DIY home decor, to trying out healthier recipes and everything else that can make you proud of being “YOU.” Some of the featured projects I’ve tried, while others we can try together and have a little fun.

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