Archive for the Outdoors category


Painting the Exterior of the House

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Surprise! This ISN’T about the bathroom remodel! Yeah, we’re nose-deep in that right now, as well, but we’ve got another big change in the works. As a reminder, our house isn’t all plaster and lath demolition zone. See? This is the front of our little bungalow: In many ways, it’s got great curb appeal. It’s […]

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Spring: The light at the end of the tunnel

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Ok, it’s not actually spring yet. But this is the time of year, when I am thinking “is it STILL winter?”, and the gardeningĀ catalogsĀ arrive. Flipping through the catalogs is a pretty fun way to spend a cold & snowy weekend afternoon, daydreaming about spring and summer, fresh fruits and veggies, outdoor BBQs, etc etc etc. […]

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