diy

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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To DIY or to not DIY?

I love the satisfaction of a job well done, especially if I've done the work.  But, let's be honest, there are some jobs that people do that they loath.  For example, I would love to subcontract getting my daughter out of bed in the morning for school.  Seriously, if...

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Renovating Our Kitchen

Our timeframe for moving has shifted slightly from this summer to some time in the future.  That potential delay is as a result of "common sense" which I hate.  Common sense in my case goes like this: Husband:  Sofia's going to college this summer,...

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#4 is Rent Ready

Even though closing did get delayed by 1 day for our latest rental, my pre-planning paid off.  I closed on Friday (instead of Thursday, damn lender...) and had it ready to show by Monday.  Not too bad! So, to re-cap, I closed on Friday, had my contractors come in and...

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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!