I have been thinking lately of the lighting projects that I have tackled over the past couple years while the world patiently waits for COVID-19 to go away, and realized that during this time, I have basically installed about 50% of the house lighting.
My good intentions to start sanding and painting the porch railings started here, at this window, it is also the window to Hell. The porch railings have had flaking paint since we purchased the home in 2016, and each year as the rain and snow fall, more and more of the wood beneath is left to the elements. In order […]
Is there anyone else out there who is feeling burned out from life???? Since I was sent home from work in March of 2020, I feel as though I have been working from dawn to (past) dusk. I wake to laundry and dishes, prepare the boy for daycare, work in my space, pick up the boy from daycare, and go […]
This year I am continuing the good fight against flaky paint. This particular paint is on the porch fascia board and skirt. Paint removal isn’t difficult here… just water the plants with a garden hose and the paint flakes right off!
On Thursday, March 12, 2020, I chatted with my boss as I prepared to leave for the day. Nothing too heavy, just the state of the world and the growing global pandemic. I tossed my laptop in my bag, made sure my trash can was empty, and took a glance at my desk before walking for the stairwell – that […]
And in the boredom of COVID, I realized the french doors could use some love. The previous owner thought that instead of adding a screen/storm door to each of the french doors, SCREWING a wooden frame to the doorway and swapping out 3 random size windows and screens twice a year would be better…
The floor has seen at least three colors of dull “jail bird gray” before I decided to remove it all. Now in my defense, the paint wasn’t exactly adhering very well. We purchased the home in the fall of 2016, and four years later, it was very worse for wear!