How to Install Trim on Odd Angles

Posted by John on November 29th, 2011

This Thanksgiving weekend, despite all the gratuitous turkey related napping, we were able to get a few hours of work done on our trim upgrades.  We finished up the installation portion of the chair rail molding that we has started last week.  We still have to caulk, putty and paint, but we’ll do all of […]

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Our Thanksgiving in Pictures

Posted by John on November 28th, 2011

Hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  Ours was fun and the food was delicious.  We got a couple projects around the house done this weekend and we’ll share them throughout the week.  But, for now, here are some awesome DSLR pictures for you to feast your eyes upon. Yeah, so that post just made me […]

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Flashback Thanksgiving

Posted by Lisa on November 23rd, 2011

Way back when… when John and I were newlyweds we hosted our first Thanksgiving. It was kinda a big deal and of course I had such a great time planning, cooking, and decorating. I thought I would share some photos. Our table.. Yes! There were homemade place cards. Yummy food (without any mishaps!!) My turkey… […]

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How to Install Chair Rail Molding

Posted by John on November 21st, 2011

This week we started a new interior project: molding.  We’re thrilled to be finally done with the garage and all the outside adventures.  We’ll be installing a chair rail molding in our vestibule as well as some crown molding enhancements throughout the house.  We decided to add these features before we start the paint.  It’s […]

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Seven Things to Consider When Buying a Miter Saw

Posted by John on November 18th, 2011

Since I’ve been in the market for a new miter saw, I thought it would be a good idea to write a post about all the features that I take into consideration when making a new miter saw purchase. If you don’t have a lot of experience with one of these or are thinking about […]

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My Beef with Our Garage Door Opener

Posted by John on November 17th, 2011

After a couple hours in the garage last night rewiring our garage door opener, I can safely say we’ve pretty much wrapped up the major work in there for the season.  Here’s how our checklist looks at this point… –  Have the garage spackled. –Paint – Epoxy the floor (postponed until APR/MAY) – Paint the […]

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Shoe Storage Ideas and More

Posted by Lisa on November 16th, 2011

If you’re like me you are probably thinking another post on the garage?  Yes, my friends, the garage project is still going on. One piece of the garage puzzle that is still missing is shoe organization. We need small shelves to keep shoes on in the garage. So off to Lowe’s I went to see […]

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Painting the Garage

Posted by John on November 14th, 2011

Despite another busy week and weekend, I was able to plant myself in the garage and get some serious painting done (used Olympic ONE).  All told, I probably put about 8 hours worth of time in this ridiculously over-dragged out project and that’s just for one coat!!  But anyway, the paint is finally done. Here’s […]

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On Tap for Next Week

Posted by John on November 11th, 2011

Well this week has flown by.  We’re still in the process of painting our garage!!  It never ends.  Thought I’d take a minute and share with everyone what our post topics will be next week: 1.  The conclusion of the garage project, for now anyways.  A month ago, when we started planning this small job, […]

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We Temporarily Interrupt This Program…

Posted by Lisa on November 10th, 2011

We I temporarily interrupt the greatness that is the garage progress with something a little more domestic – Christmas time!! It all started because i was a good wife and picked up some drop clothes at the dollar store. Then I got to looking at the Christmas stuff. Then I went to a few more […]

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