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Make. Life. Fun. Married hosts Mark & Theresa interview DIY experts and celebrities, share how-to tips, and more on MyFixitUpLife.

Make. Life. Fun. Married hosts Mark & Theresa interview DIY experts and celebrities, share how-to tips, and more on MyFixitUpLife.
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Philadelphia, PA

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Make. Life. Fun. Married hosts Mark & Theresa interview DIY experts and celebrities, share how-to tips, and more on MyFixitUpLife.

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English

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888-710- 5557


Episodes

MyFixitUpLife Show: Plant a tree, Build a Treehouse

5/31/2016
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The challenge is that trees move and houses don’t. So to build a treehouse we get into it with Caleb White, owner of New Leaf Treehouse Company and talk details on dialing in a treehouse design that won’t keep you up at night worried it’ll shake itself apart in a storm. We also get into cool tools and why ropes are better than ladders when you get up in the branches. A certified arborist, Caleb also jams on how to spot a sick or dying tree and the things that make them potential dangers...

Duration: 00:31:31


Let's talk composting, the environment and deck safety with Mike Holmes Jr.

5/17/2016
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A refreshingly honest take on life, litter, family and home improvement: Watch this sit-down with Mike Holmes Jr. Whether you’re a doer or a watcher or both, Mike Holmes Jr. is refreshingly authentic in a world that isn’t always that. We get into home improvement tips you can really use from compost bins to not using plastic water bottles to deck safety, using real wood, and the tools that make it all come alive. We also discuss life and how to disagree constructively with your parents,...

Duration: 00:31:26


Let's talk about the 2016 HGTV Smart Home with Tiffany Brooks!

4/6/2016
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You're getting a sneak peek into the 2016 HGTV Smart home! Theresa is chatting about design and technology with designer Tiffany Brooks!

Duration: 00:26:44


Let's talk home trends with celebrity designers and carpenters.

3/10/2016
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Mark and Theresa talk with guests live from the HomeAdvisor booth during Design Construction Week 2016.

Duration: 01:32:31


What's trending in lighting technology and style? Join us.

3/3/2016
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Lighting technology is changing the way we use and buy light fixtures and bulbs, and we know how obsessed Theresa is over LEDlighting technology. So we’re talking with our friends atLampsPlusabout how the innovations with LED lighting can change how you light your homes. But more than lighting,Matt Muensteris sharing his challenges and fun at making over bathrooms on his popular DIY Network’s Bath Crashers, and why he loves heated floors. And we’re inspired by the Cousins,Anthony...

Duration: 00:48:35


Home improvement & muscles? Geek out on DIY fitness with us.

12/31/2015
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If you are addicted to home improvement, you know that DIY fitness happens without going to the gym.Let’s blab. Setting up tools, building a project, and cleaning up can lead to some serious DIY fitness. Mark & Theresa know first-hand how aDIY lifestylekeeps us healthy and trim. While Theresa keeps the piles of wood, paint cans, buckets, and hammers just to DIYing, Mark on-the-way-other-hand is DIY fitness extreme. Mark actually uses his hatchet, sledgehammer, buckets of rocks, pallets,...

Duration: 00:29:59


Fire and DIY do mix. We're fired up to talk torches

10/31/2015
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Fire is a pretty amazing tool, and there are more uses than just lighting your fire pit. We're inviting you to talk with us about fire and DIY. So you like DIYing with fire? Yeah, we do, too. Even if you aren't into the torch arts yet, I know you're curious because you are still reading these words. We'll be talking wall art, bending metal, solder, ropes, and a whole lot more cool stuff. It's time to show-and-share whyfire and DIYmix. We'd love to see you at the live MyFixitUpLife blab....

Duration: 00:29:58


What's your halloween diy? Join us for tools, pumpkins & awesome

10/24/2015
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What's you Halloween DIY and getting-ready-for-winter tools and projects all about? Do yougear up for landscaping and lawn care? Or are you a get the house ready for winter person? And what about pumpkin carving? I mean seriously, what about it? Make the steak knife death grip a thing of the past and let's carve like we mean it. We’re talking tools and pumpkins, end-of-season andHalloween DIYwith our friends and awesome how-to-ers Chris Lambton and Kayleen McCabe. Chris,host of DIY...

Duration: 00:03:29


Aging in Place? What does it mean for me?

10/17/2015
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Designers, remodelers, and product makers have been working hard to help create more adaptable approaches to creating and recreating spaces. We've evolved from being reactive as designers to the limits that aging brings, to being proactive with universal design and design for everyone concepts. But are we doing enough? We've invited widely known expert designers and contractors to this discussion on blab. Alison Victoria might be best known as thespunky powerhouse hostof Kitchen Crashers,...

Duration: 00:29:56


Home improvement & muscles? Geek out on DIY fitness with us.

10/3/2015
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Setting up tools, building a project, and cleaning up can lead to some serious DIY fitness. Mark & Theresa know first-hand how aDIY lifestylekeeps us healthy and trim. While Theresa keeps the piles of wood, paint cans, buckets, and hammers just to DIYing, Mark on-the-way-other-hand is DIY fitness extreme. Mark actually uses his hatchet, sledgehammer, buckets of rocks, pallets, wood as part of his morning fitness ritual. It’s how he gets ready for a Spartan Race. Our guests are ready to...

Duration: 00:29:52


Home Free | Build DIY skills | Mike Holmes Jr., crown molding, tools, more

9/24/2015
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Bring your DIY up a notch or 90 with Mike Holmes Jr. from Fox's Home Free. Mike joins us on the show to give us abehind the scenes peek at Home Free on Foxand rocks out some tips for crushing your next DIY project---safe and smart. Fromthe elusive art of coping crown moldingto the fine line between caution and bravado when it comes to revving up a table or miter saw, we'll talk tools and techniques. And we'll get into it from the ground up and ask Mike Holmes Jr. about learning his trade,...

Duration: 00:30:10


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

6/18/2015
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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 hasAlzheimer'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 memory care facility. Her parents had lived together for 47+ years, so it wasn't a decision made lightly. Theresa kept coming back to one simple question: How can designers help...

Duration: 00:47:03


The ultimate party station with Tom Bury & Carley Eisenberg. Tune in.

6/4/2015
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Today's show is all about your backyard and creating the ultimate party station. If you've been dreaming about a backyard oasis and are obsessed with DIY Network's'Yard Crashers', we've got a project that will make your dreams come true in just a day or two. It's theparty station. Tom Bury, architect and contractor, who is best known for his 24-hour makeover skills shown every week on Food Network's 'Restaurant Impossible.' He worked with Ryobi to create an ultimateparty station, and has...

Duration: 00:30:14


MyFixitUpLife talk show: Let's talk tools and DIY makeovers

5/28/2015
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MyFixitUpLife is a the National Hardware Show scouting innovations for better DIY makeovers at the HYDE tools booth with expert friends Sara Bendrick, Cari Cucksey, and Patrick McCombe. We have a little bit of everything for tool geeks andDIY makeoversafficionados on this episode of MyFixitUpLife, broadcast from the National Hardware Show in Vegas. Lucky are we that Cari Cucksey from HGTV's 'Cash and Cari' and the queen of furniture makeovers joins us to talk about flea markets, Country...

Duration: 00:46:28


MyFixitUpLife talk show: Old home love and DIY family life

5/21/2015
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We're geeking out on old houses, DIY family life, paint innovations, and project trends at the National Hardware Show. Mark and Theresa have a soft spot for other couples who love renovating old homes, and they might just have fallen hard for Andy and Candis Meredith at the National Hardware Show. On this episode of MyFixitUpLife talk show, hosts Mark and Theresa are checking in with long-time DIY family friend Dan Cary, who is now part of the Woodworker's Journal family. They talk tools,...

Duration: 00:53:00


Yard crashed, grilled, painted (by Chris Lambton?!) on MyFixitUpLife talk

5/14/2015
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Yard crashed, grilled, and painted, let's talk MyFixitUpLife. Today's guests are the ever-fun HGTV's Chris Lambton and Peyton Wright Lambton, Consumer Report's Mark Allwood, and tech expert Gary from Shur-Line. Mark and Theresa are talking tips to paint makeovers, grilling, and landscaping with HGTV's Peyton and Chris Lambton, Consumer Report's Mark Allwood, and Gary from Shur-Line. If you are itching to upgrade your grill or want to know how to find the perfectFather's Day gift, Mark...

Duration: 00:37:44


Designer diagnosis. How do know what your clients really want?

4/2/2015
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Top designers are talking about their strategies for ‘designer diagnosis,’ sleuthing out what people really want in their interior design. Designers tread a careful path when trying to find out your true interior design dreams. What we say we like, isn't necessarily what we really want in our homes. It's the designer’s challenge to decipher, extrapolate, and really compare your taste, style, and day-to-day lifestyle. Being able to translate what you say, who you are, and what you do into a...

Duration: 00:30:10


Real estate realities with Egypt Sherrod

3/26/2015
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Real estate expert and HGTV's 'Property Virgins' host Egypt Sherrod is sharing what you need to know before you buy your next home. HGTV's "Property Virgins' host Egypt Sherrod is sharing her time-tested secrets and tips to staying happy when buying real estate. You'll want to tune in. There is so much to know and understand before starting on a search for your next home. If you've started browsing and fantasizing about your dream home, you'll want to pause the search and read Egypt's new...

Duration: 00:31:03


Tool porn? What tools and workshops do you envy?

3/20/2015
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We're talking about toolson MyFixitUpLife. Forget the must-haves and the innovations, let's just drill down to it: The likelihood you have enough tools is not likely. You know what tools you like. You know what tools you want. And you definitely know tool-drool...Come on...You know...Walking down the aisle, envying the be-jeezus out of that table saw and what you can make with it. So join us to talk tool dreams, tool fantasies and tool stuff, all of which we're just calling tool . Tool...

Duration: 00:29:31


When is grass a lawn? with Roger Cook + Chris Lambton

3/12/2015
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We're talking with the experts HGTV's Chris Lambton and This Old House's Roger Cook: What makes a grass become a 'lawn'? Tune in. Green grass rules most lawns, but is that the only thing that makes a lawn? Mark started his career in home improvement as a landscaper in Cape Cod and has strong opinions about grass, yards, and lawn equipment. He's often seen 'walking the property' and loves to care for their yard. Theresa is not a lawn expert, and sees a landscape as art in terms of color,...

Duration: 00:34:02

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