Returning to the instructions, the next step was to add the two porch floors, the posts, the railings and the gingerbread adornments. Continuing to follow the color scheme on the … Continue Reading Doll House Surprise for My Granddaughter – Topping Out
In between working on sections of the foundation, I continued to paint seemingly every surface of the walls. After three coats of paint (four seemed no better), I was finally … Continue Reading Doll House Surprise for My Granddaughter – The Walls Go Up
I have been waiting for this day for a long time! Several years ago, I posted about these two dollhouses I built for my daughter when she was young. After … Continue Reading Doll House Surprise for My Granddaughter – Laying the Foundation
Well one advantage of not being able to travel this year due to the pandemic has been that I have had more than ample time to weed and mulch our … Continue Reading A Lot of Time for Weeding and Mulching
On this Sunday morning, in addition to wishing my wife of 40 years a Happy Mother’s Day, I wanted to wish a particularly special Mother’s Day to all Moms. It … Continue Reading A Very Special Mother’s Day!
Now that all three of our kids have grown up, married and bought their own homes, I am getting to do some really fun projects for them. If you follow … Continue Reading Kid’s Home Projects
Now that spring has—at least officially—finally arrived, I thought I would look back over our fun summer of swimming last year. With unseasonably warm weather through the end of September … Continue Reading A Fun Summer of Swimming!
My next puzzle was one that my wife gave me for Christmas. Knowing that prior to Christmas, I only had one puzzle in my puzzle war chest, I was quite … Continue Reading 2020 Winter Puzzles – The Last Piece
I do not know if I have inspired any of my readers with my annual puzzle posts to join me in wintertime puzzling so I thought I would give it … Continue Reading 2020 Winter Puzzles – The First Piece
Today marks seven years that I have been blogging with my first post having been published on February 9th, 2013! Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine I would … Continue Reading Seven Years!
It was last fall when I finally gave our garage a makeover; a redo very much overdue. Once I finished, the garage looked better than when we had first moved … Continue Reading A New Opening
Last July, I pressure washed and weather sealed our walkway and driveway. I also pressure washed the wooden doormat that I made a number of years ago to give it … Continue Reading A Variation on a Theme
One of the items I included on my long-term list of things to do once I retired in 2017 was to pressure wash and seal our driveway. Now, after two … Continue Reading Long Over Due!
…Continued from Doormats Revisited – First Step The next step along this DIY adventure to new doormats was to drill the three holes into each of the 36-inch boards. I … Continue Reading Doormats Revisited – Last Step
This spring when I was pressure washing our back patio, I discovered that the wooden doormat outside one of our back doors, the door we don’t use that often … Continue Reading Doormats Revisited – First Step
On the list I made of fun things to do once I retire, I wrote “Cook.” Maybe not necessarily works of art like the dish above but what I really … Continue Reading More Cooking?