Category Archives: Romance

Behold the Awesomeness of My Man

Oh, Homie! – Marge Simpson Quick like a bunny before he notices this post title and changes it*, take a look at what the Kev did. Remember the knee walls were pushed back, leaving gaps in the floor? We pulled up … 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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Things That Go D’oh in the Night

Captain McAllister: ‘Twas a moonless night, dark as pitch, when out of the mist came a beast more stomach than man. Homer: Hey! – The Simpsons The other night, Kev was out and I came in late, but an insane … Continue reading

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Tigers, Tigers, Burning Bright

Completely unrelated to the usual topic of this blog… Hull City, we could not be more proud! #hcafc

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Anglo-American House of Pancakes

Back up a bit now. When are the pancakes coming in the mail? – Homer Simpson Yesterday was Pancake Day in England, and Chez D’oh. Shrove Tuesday is better known in much of the world as a last-ditch party before … Continue reading

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Bright Old Things

There’s nothing here a little elbow-grease won’t fix! So let’s roll up our sleeves and… [falls asleep] – Abe Simpson The Kev and I met in London–we were both living in a formerly condemned council block repurposed as student housing. An early … Continue reading

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Kevin Appreciation Month

Marge, look at me! We’ve been separated for a day, and I’m as dirty as a Frenchman. In another few hours, I’ll be dead! – Homer Simpson We were in England for Christmas, which was wonderful. Then I came home … Continue reading

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Corralling the Pills and Potions

Drugs! Various drugs! Get your drugs here! – Homer Simpson In February, I converted our linen closet to a coat closet. It’s a much better use of the space, but the change meant that some items needed to move out. … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving: Velma’s Pecan Pie

This is Thanksgiving, so glue friendly or I’ll take your glue away and then no one will have any glue to glue with. – Homer Simpson Thanksgiving in my family means pecan pie — pronounced peh-CAHN, as nature intended. A … Continue reading

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DIY Fireplace Sound System

Bart: Don’t we get to roast marshmallows? Dolph: Shuddup and eat your pine cone.  – The Simpsons We have a fireplace. We love it. But it’s fake! The surround is a reproduction and the fire itself is electric. There’s a … Continue reading

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