Clean Walls

My mom came to visit recently. Her time with us is usually spent in a semi-vacation mode but this time was different. My goal was to get projects done. One of the much needed items on the list was to do paint touch ups all around the house.  Once upon a time, when I only…

Mending Fences

Back in November, a week after we finished painting the house and staining the fence our dog, Penny, decided she wanted to play with Sam, our neighbor’s dog.  Penny is a pit/pointer mix who digs. Sam is a St. Bernard, so a large dog,  who can head butt. Between the two of them the fence…

New Colors!

The house is finally painted!  We’re so happy, relieved and excited to have our “new” house.  With the change of colors and texture it feels like a new house.  Walking in and out of our front door feels so good, kind of like when you get an amazing new haircut.  We all have a spring…

All Mine!

The paint job spurred a few projects.  If you’re going to go through the effort of painting you may as well do it ALL right.  Our side gate didn’t get redone when we did the fencing around the house.  The rest of our property has a stylish horizontal fence but the gate continued with the…