Home Improvement & DIY Projects

This is a collection of blog posts on various home improvement, repair, and DIY projects. I’m definitely no expert, but maybe something in here can help someone else. (Or make you laugh at my expense. I’m good with that either way.)

I've discussed the joys of having a 60+ year-old house before. The latest saga... Son is home for a visit ...
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Knife Safety 101: Brand-new (literally) Buck knives are VERY, VERY sharp. And when you apparently roll a critical fumble (dice roll ...
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The washhouse. Please excuse our weeds, neither Hubby nor I are perfectionists. LOL
We live in the house my grandparents built back in 1950 or so. I was practically raised here I spent ...
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Apparently there will be a part 3... Last night, at the weekly Wednesday dinner out with my parents and a ...
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This is what it looked like just before I started.
(Just in case you thought an author's life was glamorous...NOT.) Nothing like waking up on a MONDAY before you've even ...
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The things we do for our tortoises...
I say hopefully because my cats can be creative. And technically it's not a "table," it's a plastic tub, but ...
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Are U mah new minun?
We have a few rules around our house. Well, okay, not rules, exactly, but things that make life in general ...
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Call off the search dogs, I'm back.
Sorry for the delay, I'm stuck in home improvement hell. *LOL*First of all, the winner of my contest was lisaguertin, ...
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Shoot. Me. Now. Please.
Well, I got the bright idea that we should try to waterproof the shower here. You know, to, oh, say, ...
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Whew. Home improvement hell sucks. (AKA "The Great Water Heater Battle of 2012")
Grab some popcorn, this one will take a while.With Hubby not feeling good the past few days, I've taken up ...
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