Our first spring in the new house, and it’s exciting to see what’s coming up.
Gardening, decorating, mowing the lawn, pulling out weeds…the good the bad and the ugly.
This is usually the part of the blog where I take some product or technology and set it up, showing along the way what a pain in the ass it is and how it doesn’t do what it’s supposed to do.
Are your solar patio lights dull and listless? Do they not stay lit as long or as bright as they used to?
Nothing has changed. Same products, same delivery zip code, same date. And look at this price.
Examples and lessons. Be careful out there. We dodged a bullet. You’ve got to be strong and you’ve got to be willing to walk away.
At the house we’re renting, the backyard flower gardens were left untended for a few years. Some of the varieties border on the invasive.
Cats, deer, turkeys, cats, foxes and cats. As we get ready to move to a new house, here’s a collection of some of the wildlife we spotted in our back (and front) yard over the year
And who knew? The facade of this building has been covered at least as long as I’ve lived in the area, which goes back to 1989.
It’s kind of amazing how far we’ve come in turning the dark dark cellar of the house into something that’s actually a livable space. I mean, look at this from 2 1/2 years ago: And now this: Or from this: To this: What is now the seating area looked like this: And now this: Even…