Category Archives: Home Improvement Projects

3 Bags Full

We had a cool snap in the summer heat over the weekend. Which was fortunate as our AC is broken. Needing a distraction, I offered the side yard. We had yet to clear most of the weeds.   And so … Continue reading

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Just need to add the finishing touches

The tile work is done. And the faucets and toilet are installed. All that remains is some drywall patching, painting and hanging the mirrors and towel bars. All the while we will be saving up for a shower door. But … Continue reading

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Here we go again

We spent our weekend ripping out the bathroom. Yes, I know. I’ve posted remodeling bathroom pictures before. Thankfully this is the last bathroom. Well, the last one in the house, and it is ours. The shower is gone. So is … Continue reading

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Saved

It took a three man crew eight hours. It took amputating 8 limbs. But our saguaro has been straightened and hopefully saved. Now we have to wait 18 months to make sure it took. Until next time, Stay healthy.

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You can ring my bell

Aside from the new normal of visiting 7 stores in an effort to pick up 90% of the items on our grocery list, we did manage to tick one thing off our to-do list: we installed our new wireless doorbell. … Continue reading

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10 minutes to 2 hours

We have had a chimney top damper sitting in a box in our living room for four months now. Yesterday, we decided to install it. It should have been easy. The directions made it look like it would be easy. … Continue reading

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Friday Fun Fact

Chicken’s are fowl-mouthed beasts. Autocorrect finds that ducking hilarious.

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Grease

The hubbinator and I have been together 33 years. Imagine my surprise when he said he couldn’t clean a greasy pot. So here it is in all its glory. How to clean a greasy pot (FYI this does not apply … Continue reading

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Shuffling about

We spent the last weekend moving. Not out of our house. Let’s not get crazy. No, we put the dining room back in the dining room and moved the living room back into the family room, leaving the living room … Continue reading

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Double it

We are still unboxing, still working on those finishing touches of this phase of the remodel. And so, I decided to eliminate one more box by installing a new light/fan and light switch in the dining room. The switch was … Continue reading

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