Built-in Media Cabinet Makes Way for Mini Mudroom

Month: February 2017

Built-in Media Cabinet Makes Way for Mini Mudroom

One of my favorite rooms at the new place is the living room. The living room has a ton of windows (seven of them), enough space for the usual furniture, a fireplace, and even a nook for my desk. The windows look out to several trees and that is where the desk lives within the nook. I get to write while gazing into the leaves of trees, alive with birds and squirrels, and if the season is right, gorgeous pink blossoms. Of course, the room was screaming to be a different color, but that was easy enough to remedy. I love it. But you

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TWD and I Broke Up – But We’re Back Together!

We all knew Season 7 of The Walking Dead was going to begin in an awful way. You knew it and I knew it. Yet, I was shocked at the brutality, the visual trauma (even though I covered my eyes), and the emotional damage. Sweet Glenn was…so sweet. Abraham was…Abraham. It was equally gut-wrenching to see, to feel how Rick was broken, defenseless, and shattered to a shell of his former self. Nothing in the 6 years leading up to that opener prepared me. After S7, Ep1, I was devastated, and I mourned the loss of my beloved characters for weeks,

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Give Your Fence a Facelift for Spring

On February 2, Sir Walter Wally predicted an early Spring in Raleigh. Sir is ‘da man! Even though his shirt-tail relative, Punxsutawney Phil, is the bigger celebrity and predicted six more weeks of winter, PP is 500 miles away and clearly out of touch with our weather here in the South. Sorry Big P, I’m sticking with the Sir. With temps ranging from 50s to 70s over the next week…meaning Sir Walter Wally’s prediction is looking spot-on…is your fence ready for Spring? Not in the budget? Pfft! Here are a couple of ideas to freshen your fence without breaking the bank. When I

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