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Representational of my Holiday Enthusiasm

I’m sure this has made some internet rounds, but it was too appropriate not to post here.

December 10, 2009 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Last One This Year

It’s shopping season for sure, and this time last year I had 8 broom orders to fill in the two weeks before Christmas. As soothing…

December 8, 2009 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

How to Install a Woven-Wire Fence

Miniature donkeys, we are ready for you. I can’t even explain in words the number of hours we spent contemplating this fence. What type of…

December 7, 2009 | 45 Comments | Read the Full Article

Brought to you courtesy of cold medicine.

Apparently there are only so many weeks you can spend upwards of 65 hours (not including 320 miles of drive time) at your actual-real-job, then…

December 6, 2009 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Badass or BS? Things for around the home.

One of the many blessings in my life– a list which includes having the good fortune to use a lot of big, bad tools and…

December 2, 2009 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

For Your DIYdiva: Holiday gift ideas for the badass woman in your life.

Even though I’ve done everything short of tattooing the word “GRINCH” on my forehead to make it clear that the holidays aren’t coming to my…

December 1, 2009 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

Holiday Miscellany

MysteryMan and I decided we are, in effect, skipping the holidays this year. Normally Christmas– and Christmas decorating– is my fave, but with one house …

November 28, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Fist, Meet Face (Or So The Universe Said)

I tried three separate opening lines for this post, but what I believe I’ve landed on is this: I need a Xanax. Or Three. Because…

November 23, 2009 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

What’s in YOUR Toolbox?

Does anyone actually carry a tool box anymore? Usually my tools are at either one house or the other, but recently I’ve been running simultaneous…

November 17, 2009 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article

Big Plans & A Little Trim

With a weekend alone, I had big plans for my tools which included fencing, drywall, trim, winning the lottery, and retiring early. Apparently I was…

November 16, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Win Something Wednesday (from Charles & Hudson)

Last week I was browsing around over on Charles & Hudson and found a digital thermostat giveaway, and since I assume we’re going to need…

November 11, 2009 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Sunday Night Fence Edition

The fact that temps were in the sixties and– gasp! — seventies this weekend  (In Michigan. In November.) almost made up for the fact that…

November 9, 2009 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Austin Adventures

It would be unfair to say that the the donkeys were the highlight of our vacation because our favorite part of the whole trip was,…

November 4, 2009 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Miniature Donkeys: Small, smart, and ALL MINE

Okay, not quite all mine yet, but  let’s start at the beginning. MysteryMan and I spent the last five days having a great time, with…

November 1, 2009 | 13 Comments | Read the Full Article