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Use a sturdy cardboard box to make an end table

Posted by on Saturday, June 7, 2014, In : DIY 
I like to keep boxes around the house because I always end up using them for storage or shipping something to a friend. I don't want to buy boxes when I can reuse the ones that I get from getting things shipped to me. My husband thinks that I'm weird that I hoard these boxes but they really come into great use! 

I got creative one day and realized I needed an end table for our bedroom near my closet. I didn't want to go out and buy one and I recently got a sturdy cardboard boxed in the mail. I...
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How to remove the extra space on your watch band video

Posted by on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, In : DIY 
I recently bought a watch for the first time in many years. I haven't worn a watch since high school. I forgot that usually the band is too big for me so instead of going to a shop to get it fixed, I decided to buy a home kit for $8 online and do it myself. Here is a video of how I removed the extra space on my watch band for the first time below: 

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Do it yourself Gift Basket from local goods

Posted by on Monday, September 16, 2013, In : DIY 
I am visiting a good friend soon and wanted to bring something local from South Carolina and give it to her when I see her so I decided to make my own little gift basket that is presentable and plane-friendly.  I used a cardboard box that I had at home and wrapped it in brown paper to cover the exising print on the box. Then I used tissue paper to keep the 3 items I have in place inside the box. I made sure I wrapped each item with some sort of clear wrap to keep the products fresh then I wra...
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About the Publisher of Sailor Girlfriend.

Born and raised in San Diego, the publisher is a wife of a Navy veteran and has a passion for sharing knowledge and ideas to help other girlfriends, fiances and wives. She started this blog when she was still just a girlfriend of her sweet navy sailor. After dating for 1 year and 4 months, the sailor proposed to her and they got married 7 months later. He got out of the military 3 months after they wed, when his contract ended. Her husband served in the navy for 10 years.