Monthly Archives: November 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Last year, we went home for Thanksgiving and spent the holiday with our parents (they live 15 mins apart!).  It was great because we just had to bring one dish (green bean casserole- my favorite!!!) while our parents did the … Continue reading

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Christmas Cactus, in Bloom!

Last year, my dad gave me a Christmas Cactus.  It started out as a single unit that had broken off the main plant.  I can’t find a good picture of just the original piece, so here it is about a … Continue reading

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Ooh, Shiny!! (In Other Words, We Have a New Fridge)

Our days of having to walk out to the garage every time we wanted to eat are over- late this afternoon (1 hour and 50 minutes into our 2 hour window), a giant truck showed up in our driveway and … Continue reading

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Messy Middles

Have you ever gotten halfway through a project only to step back and wonder if you messed up?  I mean, I’ve learned by now that when I’m painting a wall that the primer is going to look splotchy, but that … Continue reading

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Garages: Not Just for Cars Anymore!

When we bought our house, the appliances it came with were original to the now 13 year old house.  It was just a matter of time before they started failing.  I mean, they all have quirks:  the indicator light for … Continue reading

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Refinishing a Table, Part 1

I (finally) started working on the table I’m refinishing for my inlaws, the one that I bought this sander for over a month ago.  I’m actually pretty proud of myself- I usually don’t start Christmas presents until a week or … Continue reading

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Weekend Getaway: Lambeau Field

Ugh.  I hate being sick.  We were out of town this weekend and I had planned on using today to catch up on things around the house.  But then I woke up with a sore throat and those tell-tale body … Continue reading

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