Category Archives: Home Improvement Projects

Get Stuffed

We purchased a couch about a year ago and the cushions were hard as a rock. Over time, they softened, then stayed squished. It’s not very comfortable sitting on a slopping couch, so I decided to purchase new pads for … Continue reading

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It’s never too early

Yes, I did it. I started decorating for Halloween. I think it was a cold snap we had with temperatures in the low 100s and overnight temps in the 70s. Then I went to Michaels… And well, they were decorating … Continue reading

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Time to Quit

In an effort to get back to writing consistently, I’ve decided that a sacrifice must be made. Sadly that sacrifice is Seeker’s Notes, a hidden objects game, on my iPad. I’m only giving up for one month to see if … Continue reading

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Cups

It’s kind of a weird thing. The majority of the glasses in my cabinet are made of plastic. Almost all of them are holdovers from when our children were young. Which given the durability of the plastic says a lot … Continue reading

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Fire and Water

The saga continues… So we looked up on Wikihow for directions to change the burned out bulb in out spa. Hmmm. We ignored them. Mostly. And it was a good thing we did because the extra cord in the spa … Continue reading

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When One Becomes Two

We went on vacation last week, and, apparently, the house is jealous of us spending money on ourselves. Which means: something had to break. In this case, we thought it was the pool pump that went bad. It happens. Around … Continue reading

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Pooling together

Last monday, there was a storm. And dust and leaves filled my pool. On Tuesday, I was outside at 4am vacuuming and backwashing and emptying the pump basket. On Wednesday, another storm blew in. Lots of rain (yay!) and leaves … Continue reading

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