Tag Archives: home improvement

Climbing Out of the Money Pit

You know you’ve spent a lot of money on home improvements and/or repairs when your plumber sends you a thank-you gift! Sure, it’s not the first time we’ve received a gift from a someone we’ve hired.  When we installed a new furnace … Continue reading

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Knuckle-Down Time

Yes, that’s a fistful of dollars – but please note that they are all singles! The plumber has returned and resolved the issue of the leaky new kitchen sink.  The fence installation begins next week (yay!).  The expensive major household … Continue reading

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I’d Like to Blame the Full Moon, But I Can’t

What is it about houses, that they always seem to know when you’ve come into just a wee bit of extra cash?  And why do so many household breakages happen so close to a full moon? I have no idea.  But I … Continue reading

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Classic Fail

You all know how my luck runs, right?  Nothing ever goes the way it should. We knew when we bought our new home in August that we would need to fence in the back yard so Puppy Cody can run free like … Continue reading

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