animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

the shed

I have been “painting” the shed for about 6 weeks and finally finished the job this evening. I say “painting” because it was a little more than that. To make painting easier, I took the glass out of the window frames, including the transom window (which completely fell apart–the glue …

snakes in a drain

I went to wash my hair this morning and the tub was full of water. Apparently it didn’t drain last night after Jake’s shower. I tried using a plastic hair snake on the clog, but it must have been further down the pipe. So, I braved the weather and went …

kitchen

Two weeks ago, the countertops were installed and last week, the backsplash was installed. That gave me enough motivation to paint over the weekend and wrap the project up. Sort of. When I was cleaning up, I found a cracked backsplash tile, so I have to call the installer today. …

kitchen and bath

The bathroom is back to normal. I removed all of the fixtures before painting and cleaned and reinstalled everything between yesterday and today. Things are looking good in there. I mentioned before that I got a new range hood for the kitchen. It needed to be installed before they do …