Still Learning, Part 2

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Are you ready to jump back into my plumbing nightmare?  Dont' worry, it's got a happy ending (so far). Check out part 1 here if you haven't already. ... I waited for the plumber to show up, … [Read more...]

Still Learning, Part 1

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This is SO not how I saw this morning going. I woke up around 6:30 am to get ready for work.  And noticed the smell I'd caught a whiff of the night before was stronger.  It was a kind of smoky … [Read more...]

Here and There

It's no secret that I scatter from project to project.  I've been doing really well at focusing on my entryway, but it doesn't stop me from randomly selecting other parts of the house to tweak when I … [Read more...]

More Work in the Master

Dad and Tony came by again last weekend.  You may remember that on their last visit, I learned a new vocabulary word.  One that I probably could have gone my whole life never knowing and still have … [Read more...]

What the Frass?!

dirty legs

If I were to be asked, "What's the nastiest thing you've encountered from working on your house?"  I would have always thought my answer would be about the press-on fingernails we found in the fridge … [Read more...]

Guest Bathroom Reveal

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AKA:  The only bathroom that is now fully functional upstairs.  Except for the fact that it's missing the door.  But so what, if you consider that the only person who might see me using it is the dog? … [Read more...]

Grumble Grumble

I hope you had a great Thanksgiving.  And I'm very happy to report that thanks to the Black Friday sale, I have a new best friend helping me finish a few projects:My shower in the guest bathroom is … [Read more...]