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Yesterday, while enjoying the mild sunny day on the back deck, I realized – as a shower of leaves fell around me – that fall is actually here. Fall is, without a doubt, my most favorite time of year. The crisp air begins to enter into our daily lives, the intense heat of the summer becomes a figment of our past, and I can smell the change of seasons in the air.

And no,

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If you read my list of 9 Must Have Tools then you probably have picked up on the fact that I love tools. Like, seriously love them.  So for me, just the basics won’t and don’t cut it.  Furthermore, I tackle some pretty big projects.  I really enjoy fixing things around the house, building things for the Wanderstead Wife and family as well as trying to make a bit of a living.  An extensive tool collection is a must.

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There are any number of “must have” lists out there, but one that I think is perhaps overlooked or glossed over is a list of tools that everyone should have readily on hand.  Whether it’s an emergency repair or a small DIY project, everyone should have immediate access to some very basic tools.  The following is what I think of as a BASIC tool set.  My collection is somewhat more extensive, however compared to some mine would be considered basic so don’t be intimidated.

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You guys! I saw RAIN coming in the forecast! I know for non-Californians, that isn’t very exciting, but for me? Well I’m just about up to HERE with this triple digit heat. I don’t see serious rain, but I did see it mentioned and that means that fall is basically here.

Know what fall means? Crockpots & cozy, homemade meals. And I just love my crockpot more than an average person. I may or may not own three,

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