Hope you all had a nice weekend. Today we're going to be trying something new on the blog.

Over the last several weeks I've been trying to knock out little projects here and there as time permits. These are small items I've been putting off for a while, things I can take care of in a relatively short amount of time, and things that are a little more routine. Rather than type up a giant blog post, I've started sharing some of these smaller projects on our Instagram Stories. 

Since Instagram Stories fade away into oblivion after 24 hours, we figured we can share the video here as a quick blog post for anyone that didn't see it on Instagram. We're calling these #NiceLittleSaturday projects, since we should be able to knock most out in a day. 

This first #NiceLittleSaturday project is a quick fix of a broken cabinet door that belongs to a good friend of ours. A dog she was watching got his collar stuck on the knob and broke the door right off. I figured it could be fixed really easily, and #NiceLittleSaturday was born.

And there you have it, that's our #NiceLittleSaturday post for this week. I'd say it was a success, and now our friend will once again have a working door on her cabinet.

These #NiceLittleSaturday posts are certainly a work in progress, so we'll tighten up the videos a bit and shorten them in the future, maybe even shoot them not in portrait mode (this is because of IG Stories). Does this seem like something you'd like to see more of?

If you're wondering where #NiceLittleSaturday comes from, it's an ode to Will Ferrell's character, Frank "The Tank" in Old School. He was asked what his plans were and he responded with his classic line, "Well, um, actually a pretty nice little Saturday, we're going to go to Home Depot. Yeah, buy some wallpaper, maybe get some flooring, stuff like that. Maybe Bed, Bath, & Beyond, I don't know, I don't know if we'll have enough time."

Did you knock anything out over the weekend you're particularly happy with? Or maybe you checked a nagging project off of your list? Let us know what you were up to, we'd love to hear.

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Kerrie
6/27/2017 at 7:56 AM

I really enjoyed the video, great idea to save it as I never hear about instagram stories in time - I always feel the 14 hour time difference between your part of the world and mine plays a part but it could just be that I don't have my act togetherAlt smile
This is gonna sound weird but I enjoyed being able to listen to you for the first time after reading your words for so long.
I found it very clear and informative, cheers

SH
6/27/2017 at 10:42 AM

I'm all for the "nice little Saturday" posts; they seem more my DIY level. As for tackling something annoying, I oiled all the squeaky hinges driving me crazy.

Kate
6/28/2017 at 7:46 AM

Ha! The entire time I was reading your post I was really hoping that it was an Old School reference. Every time we go to Home Depot we say "maybe we'll go to BB&B...I don't know if we'll have enough TIME!" Definitely our fave line from that movie.

cm
6/29/2017 at 11:34 AM

I, too, like the nice little Saturday post idea. And I'd be happy to offer up any number of nagging projects from my to-do list if you ever run out (wouldn't that be a nice problem to have?).

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