Around the House and Playground

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A simple organizational upgrade

The item that kicked off our kitchen renovation was a simple coat rack. Simple but life changing. Our garage enters into our laundry room. We have a front door but it is literally never used, ever. Everyone comes in through the garage. We had no closet there. We had nothing in the area that would

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Life, as it has become

Staying home has been different. I have so much more time for projects and yet…not. Kids have a funny way of doing that. I’m doing things I haven’t before as a mother. I’m not used to making their breakfasts or their lunches during the week. Of course I had enough requests for bacon and eggs

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If you haven’t been keeping up you can go to these posts to see what I’ve been up to: Beginning of kitchen remodel DIY Concrete counter tops Stage 2- Removing a wall Stage 2- Update I spent a large amount of my Saturday and Sunday completing some of the parts of the remodel I was

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I’m excited about many aspects of our future, mature orchard. One of the things a lot of people probably wouldn’t consider is going to be the most life changing. I live in Wyoming. Windy, windy Wyoming. I also live surrounded by commercially farmed wheat fields. Wind and constantly plowed fields, not a good mix. So

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Before I always have eager helpers. I pre-cut the wood for the walls I needed to build before knocking out the final part of the wall between the bathroom and the kitchen. The walls were built (the above picture is not of the finished walls, simply me laying them out. They are not that crooked