Filed under Home Improvement Project

The Paper Bag Floor – Picture Heavy

The Paper Bag Floor – Picture Heavy

I know I talked about it and even posted some snippets of the floor.  I have gotten many questions about the floor I wanted to see how the floor has held up before posting about it.  I finished the floor back in August (the 16th to be exact) which means it has been a little … Continue reading

We Have a Living Room!

We Have a Living Room!

I have been working non-stop on our living room and finally finished everything Sunday.  I needed a “cheap”  easy solution to our nonexistence floor (364 square feet of floor).  I pinned a “Paper Bag Floor” a while back as a joke, little did I know almost four months later I would be doing this treatment … Continue reading

Penny Ledge

Penny Ledge

The penny ledge started by me scrapping the ledge down to the bare wood.  It took several hours to remove all the paint from the ledge I admit I was hesitant to add the pennies because it took so much time to scrap the ledge.  I am trying really hard to tie all the main … Continue reading

Forced Home Renovations

Forced Home Renovations

It has been a week since I posted on the state of our moldy floor.  Well not much has changed in a week.  We are waiting on insurance to see what we can do and unfortunately our policy does not include builder incompetence so it is looking more and more like we are footing the … Continue reading

The Moldy Floor

The Moldy Floor

Well the title says it all, we have mold and quite a bit of mold.  It started with the one spot, it was raining I didn’t go under the house to see how bad it was because the thought of mold everywhere made me cringe.  I started organizing a lot I went through and organized … Continue reading

Oh Boy…

Oh Boy…

One of the big thing we have been doing is getting the side porch working for the Reeva so we don’t have to keep walking around the whole house to access the backyard.  My amazing in-laws are here and we decided to rearrange some furniture without kids (romantic isn’t it).  We moved the last plastic … Continue reading

One Step Forward, Two Back

One Step Forward, Two Back

Every morning I wake up and walk Reeva to our backyard this morning I went back there without Reeva only to remember when I got to the gate, wait I have a dentist appointment and no doggie with me.  I went to the appointment and then went for a run (only day 2 of running, … Continue reading

Backyard Beautification Part 3

Backyard Beautification Part 3

I have been doing a lot on our yard but our yard really needed some TLC. Last week I removed our jasmine plant because it was infested with poison ivy. I liked the jasmine plant but it needed to go. The other thing that disappeared last week was the ant-topolis. Ant-topolis was a wooden bucket that at … Continue reading

Backyard Beautification Part 2

Backyard Beautification Part 2

This weekend we took the shed down it was moved to the top of the priority list when Booga knocked it 2″ off center on Friday.  I was concerned about how the shed was going to come down having a background in Preservation you always expect the worse (building falling).  Thankfully that did not happen … Continue reading