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Wherein my sanity is tested by toothpicks and popsicle sticks…

I’ve decided that getting the office painted and set up upstairs is the next logical project to take on in the house. I’ve also learned…

January 19, 2008 | 9 Comments | Read the Full Article

That girl can drywall…

… but not without a lot of swearing. Just like gravity is a law of Physics, the fact that one project will always lead to…

January 16, 2008 | 10 Comments | Read the Full Article

Typical.

 In a typical week: I spend between 15-20 hours working on some project or another, unless I’ve got a major overhaul going on somewhere in the…

January 12, 2008 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Just about had my fill of stick tiles…

But that isn’t to say the progress isn’t remarkable. Before the basement was a workshop: The “I took this picture after a glass of wine”…

January 9, 2008 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

Looking for an excuse not to accidentally electrocute myself.

Obviously I’ve been spending hours at a time recently holed up in the utility portion of my basement getting high off the adhesive on the back…

January 7, 2008 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

Basement Floor (aka Fun with Stick Tiles!)

For a while there I thought I may actually have lost my project-addiction, killed off by textbooks and lack of weekends. So it came as…

January 3, 2008 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY: How To Cope Crown Molding Joints with a Dremmel

DISCLAIMER: I am not a professional carpenter, woodworker, or crown molding hanger. I’m just a girl with a dremmel, some rotozip bits, and a miter…

January 1, 2008 | 36 Comments | Read the Full Article

DIY Fridays

It seems I have finally gotten back into the swing of things. I’d been sitting around just kind of waiting for the jet lag to…

December 31, 2007 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Chinese Germs & Jet Lag

There is just something about asking your body to readjust it’s internal clock twelve hours into the future and then bombarding it with heavily polluted…

December 20, 2007 | 4 Comments | Read the Full Article

Censored

Sorry to everyone who wanted to follow along with me in China. One of the disadvantages of visiting a communist country is that they censor…

December 12, 2007 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Giving Thanks for Football

The best thanksgiving I’ve had thus far started with MysteryMan dragging my butt out of bed a five-thirty AM. Yeah, you heard me A.M. Because…

November 27, 2007 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Nearly Updated…

Hey, welcome to the new site. There is just a little bit of updating left to do (okay all of 2007… but I was busy…

November 21, 2007 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

Long Overdue…

I keep saying to myself… “you’ve got to post about Tennessee, you’ve got to post about Tennessee” to NO AVAIL. Part of that is playing…

October 21, 2007 | 5 Comments | Read the Full Article

Girl, we couldn’t get much higher.

Jim Morrison, you have no idea. Especially when you’re living in a house filled with polyurethane fumes. (Side note: MysteryMan would be so proud of…

September 18, 2007 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article