I was not compensated for this post, nor did I received any products. I am just a happy Home Depot customer. When we bought our house in December of 2011, we knew we would be making some improvements and doing a bit of remodeling. The house is in a liveable condition, it just … [Read more...] about Let The Home Improvements Begin!
Fixing It Up
WE noticed the bees on the porch a couple of weeks ago. Actually, it was my grandson, Owen, who first noticed them. My son and his family were staying with us for a week after he retired from the Air Force. Owen was pointing to the bees and saying they were going in the … [Read more...] about The Bees Were Eating My House!
When we bought our house, it had this non-working Jennaire cooktop in the kitchen. It was an eyesore, a hunk of junk, that took up more than half of my counter space next to my stove. I searched for a photo of my kitchen after we moved in, with all my stuff on the counter top to … [Read more...] about DIY: Repairing A Kitchen Counter
We had known for quite some time that our old heat pump system was not going to last very long. When our friends came up to spend Thanksgiving with us, and we spent all day cooking, the AC couldn't keep the house cool and it was only about 70 degrees outside. The day after … [Read more...] about The Money Pit: A New Heat Pump System
We bought this house in December, 2011, but we didn't move in until we got back from Arizona at the end of October, 2012. We had lots of plans to do some remodeling, or redecorating in the house, but then life happened and we had to scale back a bit. I think we have done pretty … [Read more...] about Redoing The Office/Sewing Room With Glidden Paint
When the guys delivered the chest of drawers the other day, Fabgrandpa asked them if they knew of a good plumber. And they did. They gave us Larry Cash's name and phone number, and he showed up today ready to work on our plumbing problem. We have known since last spring … [Read more...] about The Plumber Came Today
We were VERY busy this week, trying to get just the basics we need to move into our house. We are still living in the RV in the back yard while we get things ready to move in. It is sort of weird to get up, put on my robe and slippers, grab a cup of coffee, and walk over to the … [Read more...] about Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
While we still don't have much furniture, and no refrigerator or stove in the new house, I decided last week that I was going to move over here and use my house for an office while we are still here. Doing this is accomplishing a couple of things for me. First, it is making me … [Read more...] about I’m Moving In Slowly