Monthly Archives: November 2014

Five Home Purchases We Never Regretted

Please pay for your purchases and get out. And come again! – Apu It’s still unseasonably cold here–just stupidly cold for November–and I’ve never been more thankful for our super-thick goose-down duvet. If this duvet is anything to go by, … Continue reading

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Roman Shade Roulette

All these questions! Is a little blind faith too much to ask? – Sunday School Teacher Time to revisit the DIY roman shade I made earlier this year (I’m also updating that post in detail to make sure the whole … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Lady DIYer

Homer: You really thought I’d forgot, didn’t you? Bart: Oh, right. What did you get her, Dad? Lisa: Yeah, whatcha get? Homer: A very thoughtful gift. But it’s a surprise! You know it’s such a beautiful morning, I think I’ll … Continue reading

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Slow Drain (Maintenance)

Reverend Lovejoy: God didn’t burn your house down, but he was working in the hearts of your friends be they Christian, Jew, or . . . miscellaneous. Apu: Hindu. There are seven hundred million of us! Reverend Lovejoy: Aw, that’s super. When I … Continue reading

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Phony Pony

Hug me, squeeze me, tug at my fur! – Waylon Smithers Some decades ago, my mother scored a couple of chairs cast out of some bigwig’s office. Now they live with us, including this rattily slipcovered one in our living room. Although … Continue reading

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How’s THAT Working Out? Floating Bedside Table

Traffic on our tiny blog went to Statistical Outlier City this weekend when Apartment Therapy featured our nightstand project. Thanks for including us, Apartment Therapy! What a nice surprise! In addition to giving me the warm fuzzies, the shout-out also prompted me to provide … Continue reading

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