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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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I’m Going to Pump You Up

It’s started as a simple project as most things do, then escalated into a 4 day event. You see we have a pool and the plunger that control whether the pool is backwashing or filter water to be returned to … Continue reading

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$1.49 plus tax

Home repairs are never simple. If they are for you, know this—I hate you. So weeks ago, my daughter asked me to help her paint her room. She did a fairly good job of prepping but really, teenagers should be … Continue reading

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