Tag Archives: DIY

The renovation continues

Sadly, aside from finishing the tear out of the tiles in the dining room, we haven’t actually gotten that far in the renovation project. Everything hinges on the kitchen. Kitchens are expensive. We did finish purchasing the gray tile floor … Continue reading

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Patience my friend

Years ago, we removed the closet doors to install hardwood floors in the bedrooms. My children liked them gone, so they stayed down. But I was certain I had saved the hardware. Well, years have gone by and I wanted … 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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Well That Didn’t Go As Planned

I had plans for the weekend. Big plans. Alas, things didn’t happen as I planned. My big goal for the weekend was to find, strip, and repaint the closet doors to my daughter’s old bedroom. Well, I found the doors. … Continue reading

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What in the DIY

This weekend the hubbinator and I decided to replace the sink and toilet in my son’s bathroom. We wanted to redo the whole thing, but don’t have the 2 grand for the tile work required. But the sink and toilet … Continue reading

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Why Does One Problem Always Lead to Another?

While I’ve enjoyed the Facebook posts regarding the earthquakes in Arizona and the mammoth efforts to rebuild, I immersed in a rebuilding project of my own. Last week I posted at about the water pipe bursting and flooding our living … Continue reading

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