Monthly Archives: March 2011

Taxing Times

I have been walking around so long with the black cloud of taxes hanging over my head, that I’m hyperventilating and hubby is calling me Eeyore. Because last year was so unusual for us financially, this year’s taxes are – … Continue reading

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A Great Souvenir

We have enjoyed visiting with Jim’s sister, who has been spending the month of March down in this area.  She’s heading back to New York soon with one heckuva souvenir, a brand new puppy! This cute little guy is an … Continue reading

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Master Closet De-Popcorned + A Pelican Wakes Up

Jim scraped the popcorn texture off the master closet ceiling a couple of nights ago…just a few more areas and the master suite will be all done: Yesterday I took some photos of a brown pelican who was hanging out … Continue reading

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More Popcorn, Anyone?

Jim scraped some more popcorn texture off the ceiling last night, this time in the hallway leading into the master bedroom…what a messy job! Here’s a look at the ceiling, post-scraping: Here’s a look at what the floor looks like … Continue reading

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A Little Patch Job

Jimbo has begun to put back together the area we demo’d in the master hallway/closet area…tonight he finished patching drywall in the ceiling where the old wall was removed: Now the question is, where is the new hallway going to … Continue reading

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A Change in My Blog

Just wanted to let you know, I’m moving from being part of the PostADay Challenge to participating in the PostAWeek Challenge…I am a tired puppy. I want this blog to chronicle our experiences in renovating this house we moved into … Continue reading

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Mellow Sunday

We just kicked back and relaxed today – very nice! Jim’s sister came over this evening and we grilled mesquite lime chicken, while she surprised us with hubby’s favorite side dish, German potato salad…it was his mom’s old recipe and … Continue reading

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