Category Archives: Home Improvement Projects

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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I thought I was being clever

The hubbinator and I have been working on our backyard.  You know, turning it into something other than a bare patch of dirt. Before the heat kicked in, we invested in 5 new plants. 2 rose bushes 1 lavender bush … Continue reading

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Which do you prefer?

I admit I have a bit of an HGTV addiction. I especially love the renovation and house hunting shows. Recently, I discovered the tiny house craze. It started innocently enough with the hunt for a tiny house. Then it branched … Continue reading

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You’re never too old

This weekend, I went to a writing workshop. Since I wasn’t writing, I was torn between going and staying at home. I really wanted to stay at home, but I had paid money to go. So I went. It was … Continue reading

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Spring

We didn’t have much of a winter. And we didn’t have very much rain. In all, most of us in Phoenix are wondering just how hot this summer will be given the 90 degree days in February. But that is … Continue reading

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