Stripping as Painlessly as Possible

Stripping as Painlessly as Possible

Before deciding to strip, you should spend some time in the gym and also think about getting if not a real tan, at least a spray tan. Learn how to dance and always point your toes on the pole otherwise you'll look like a naked adult tromping on a playground. And,...

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Building a Pergola

Building a Pergola

A few weeks ago I told my husband that I wanted to build a pergola over our garage to help contain the trailing hydrangea that had started to creep into our soffit and threatened to damage the gutters. Now that we had new garage doors, I thought it would look so...

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15 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

15 Father’s Day Gift Ideas

I can't believe June is here already and with that, Father's Day is right around the corner! This year I'm shopping early since my stores are still closed where I live so I'll be ordering on Amazon. I don't know if you've noticed, but shipping from Amazon is taking a...

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Getting New Black Garage Doors

Getting New Black Garage Doors

A couple months ago, when we were deciding to sell our house, my husband thought it would be a good idea to get new garage doors. I thought we could just paint the doors and call it a day. I knew it would be thousands of dollars, and with the other repairs that needed...

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Kids’ Bathroom is Done!

Kids’ Bathroom is Done!

This project was supposed to take about a week in time for a house showing that didn't happen (damn you, COVID!!!) and after lots of starts and stops, 2 months later, it's done! Next to my kitchen reno, it's my favorite space that I've renovated. When we first moved...

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I’m Sandra and I’ve renovated 7 houses over the last 20 years.  I’m an attorney by trade but home renovation is my real passion.  Thanks for following along as I renovate yet another space.  I hope you get some ideas and inspiration!