Favorite Posts
New on DIY Diva

The last best day.

My version of heaven: On my porch with a new Harry Potter book, fresh squeezed lemonade, and sugar cookies. The depressing part of which is…

Geminis Flirting.

ME (3:15 PM): My horoscope today said to give up on you because you don’t respond to all my flirting. Mystery Man (3:17 PM): ya…

Badass Pergola COMPLETE!

Memorial weekend was one of those power weekends, even though it started out raining, and the patio stones we had meticulously cleared two weekends ago now looked like…

Attention: I have something to say about being a girl.

Despite the shaving, the cramps, the occasional smashed fingers because you aren’t strong enough to lift a 150 lb piece of flagstone by yourself even…

February 16, 2007 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Whoa, Tree.

That’s usually a statement that precedes my slamming on my brakes, and occasionally the squeal of tires before the sound of metal and glass becoming…

November 21, 2006 | 0 Comments | Read the Full Article

A Little Oops

I’ve only been awake for about 45 minutes today, and so far I’m not sure which part of my day has been the most fabulous:…

September 17, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Every day is an Adventure

Today I was surrounded by kick ass women… but before I get to that, let me tell you about the trailer.The big plan for today…

September 16, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Crooked Bench

That’s the story for the weekend.Friday night I got a bug up my butt about getting something done, so I decided to start on the…

September 11, 2006 | 3 Comments | Read the Full Article

The Great Wall of..

 …well, it ain’t China, but it’s something.First, let me just say, every muscle in my body is incredibly pissed off at me right now. (I…

August 7, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

No one likes to see a girl shovel alone…

Yesterday the people in my life rocked.  Holy Crapola! Where did all the material go? Well, the Shovel Fairy (previously the Master of The Hatchet)…

August 4, 2006 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Digger of Trenches.

That’s me. It was 97-degrees and had to be 100% humidity, but dammed if I wasn’t going to get my trench dug. Well, okay, first…

August 1, 2006 | 2 Comments | Read the Full Article

Rapidly Approaching Completion (Or Not.)

Get this. The pergola is rapidly approaching completion. (The tile in the kitchen, however, is not. But that’s another story for another day.) So…Saturday was…

July 11, 2006 | 1 Comment | Read the Full Article

Not as Badass as I would like…

…but even I am human. WEEKEND: On one hand, I do love having a healthy active social life… on the other hand, this generally takes…

Hey, it actually looks like a….

Pergola! Uh, almost. Other than the fact that just about every step of this project takes twice as long as I expect it to, we…

Stuck Between a Root and a Hard Pipe.

This weekend was a study in hole-digging. I dug six holes (about a foot in diameter by 3-1/2 feet deep), filled in three holes, and…