I haven’t written many posts over the past few months. It’s not because of a lack of activity. It’s just that, you see, the work I was doing was indicative of a slightly larger project that we weren’t quite ready to talk about yet.

Since returning from Whistler in March, most of the DIY activities around the house have revolved around turning the guest room into… wait for it…

The nursery. That’s right. Baby alert. Read More The Room Formerly Known as the Guest Room

Decor Finish Work Paint Trim/Molding

It’s been far too long since my last update. But, let me tell you, I have a good reason.  Before we get to that, let’s quickly catch up on what’s been going on for the past four months.

First, we took a trip to Whistler, which was pretty awesome.


Then, we got home, and started the refinancing process, which kicked my butt in high gear to get the finish work completed on the laundry room before our appraisal. I painted, finished the trim and built the cabinet faces, but still need to do the doors. Read More This and That…

Decor Finish Work gardening Paint Trim/Molding

As ye faithful readers know, I’ve been putting off painting the house for some time. I wanted to wait until the addition on the front of the house is done… but let’s be honest, that will likely be another 10 years. Meanwhile, the fascia board has been peeling and siding blistering.

It was time. And it needed to happen before the rain came. So I blocked off a weekend. Makes sense, right? A single-level, 1755 sq ft rambler… two days max.

And that, my friends, is where the hazard warning lights should have started… Read More Painting A House (A Job Better Left to College Students)