Category Archives: renovations

Master bath before and after

So at the beginning of this year I said that I might even get around to posting some before and after pictures of various projects in our house.  This project has been completed for a little less than two years … Continue reading

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Scent and memory

Isn’t it amazing how smell can transport you back to a memory, a feeling, a place in an instant? I’ve read that your sense of smell is the strongest trigger of memory, more than  sight. Today I went for a … Continue reading

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Construction

There’s a reason it’s been kind of quiet in these parts – at least on this blog. Our house is another matter. Last week was punctuated with lots of dull thuds, crashing concrete, whining saws and hammer blows. We’re back … Continue reading

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Front yard progress Part II

So now we reach the exciting part!  The front yard is actually done (except topsoil, grass seed and a few more shrubs etc.)  The past 7 1/2 years have been a loooong construction story of which I am glad to … Continue reading

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Frontyard progress

Hello all, I should be folding and ironing clothes right now because I am way backed up on laundry.  I have been working on planting flower pots and pruning bushes instead of laundry.  That’s because the front patio is done … Continue reading

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Do it yourself

I’ve figured out a way to get things done …. do-it-yourself.  Ladies, if you want something to be done around the house, if you want a project to begin, if you want a project to end, just roll up your … Continue reading

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