Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Forgotten Toy

Found via a craigslist ad for something completely unrelated in the garage of a retiring contractor. Told to take it {for free} as the condition was unknown. Stashed in my parents basement for over a year. Forgotten about until last … Continue reading

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Eat lunch? Or sand spackle?

I am nipple deep in the sand/spackle/repeat drill. Today ~ instead of eating lunch ~ I spent the 1 hour and 13 minutes I had between my morning meeting and my afternoon meeting sanding spackle. I went from this – To this – Back … Continue reading

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Killer Vines

Yesterday, Nicole at Making it Lovely posted a photo of some vintage wallpaper she found on ebay and is saving for her daughter’s “big girl” room. It got me thinking about the wallpaper in my first childhood home. I remember that … Continue reading

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Sick of This Counter

After another marathon day of sanding & mudding in the basement, my mother & I got to chatting about renovating the kitchen. Seeing as we have 4 cabinets {all uppers} and a whopping 24″ of counter space {not including the … Continue reading

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Finally Some Pretty

After all that grossness yesterday, lets move on to something much more pleasant. Like FLOWERS!! Since before we closed, there has been a planter that sits just to the left of our front stairs. It looks like terra cotta but … Continue reading

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Well It Wasn’t A Sandwich

I’m back from the basement. Still alive. Although after several dive bombings from the flies, I wasn’t sure if I’d make it. Friday, after freaking out about the swarm of flies in my basement, I mustered the courage to get … Continue reading

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It’s Probably Not a Dead Body. Right?

Last night at about 8pm, I went to the basement with the intention of taking some measurements and prepping for today. Today is the first Friday I have had off and free all summer and I have great plans to … Continue reading

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