Category Archives: House stuff

Moving right along

The house painting is coming along slowly but steadily. We have sprayed the first coat of the main color and today is a brush-and-roller day for the areas where spraying just isn’t going to work well (like inside the porch).  … Continue reading

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Testing

We have been stripping the house of its bling (gutters, lights, hose reel) in preparation for the repainting. The Mr test-sprayed a section to learn how to use the sprayer, which prompted him to go buy a respirator because these … Continue reading

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Moving along

Just three doses in the antibiotic, I feel like a new person. Three doses, one and a half days after going to the doctor. Was I that close to having this UTI beat with the supplements? Did I give in … Continue reading

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Fixing up the old things

I have two stealth knitting projects underway, and I can’t show you guys because I’m pretty sure the recipients will see. So, in other news: we inherited an old truck that the Mr. has been working on; replacing worn-out parts, fixing the … Continue reading

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And just like that, a week goes by

Is it crazy for anyone else? Or is it just me?? This time of year, I love it — but man there is so much going on. Quick update on stuff: Porch: DONE! Not only that, it’s cleaned up and … Continue reading

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Porch update

As of yesterday, we have passed all but the final walk-thru inspection! Yay! Now that the electrical is signed off, we can put the rest of the ceiling boards up and call this project done for the winter. We won’t … Continue reading

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Playing catch up

It’s been a busy week! We got the electrical permit for the porch, and the Mr finished pulling wire for the ceiling lights. He’s working on modifying a light switch in the living room, to accommodate the extra fixtures. I … Continue reading

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