Archive - November 2010

April’s Pig at House of Grace

Well it’s happened again.  Either Bonnie at House of Grace has amazingly good taste (which is obvious from her site) or she really likes pigs, because she’s featuring April’s oil painted pig today on her link party...

Thanksgiving Recovery Act

We’re hoping your Thanksgiving clean-up was as tasty as ours. Paula on the clean up crew helping to “put away” the Brussels sprouts. Happy Thanksgiving!

Snow, Snow, Snow, Snow!

The east mountains at sunset. It won’t be long before we’ll all be there with snow! Current conditions: snowing.  Last night Utah officially had a Blizzard, which seemed pretty weak sauce compared to some of the snow storms we...

Slow Drain: Trial and Error

The tub drain has been slowing down.  I first noticed it a week or two ago after we had a plumbing back up in the basement.  The plumber came out and snaked the main drains and we cleaned up the water that had pooled.  But as a paranoid...

We’ve been featured by House of Grace

There’s this really talented girl named Bonnie who runs the amazing site  House of Grace and today we’re featured as part of her link party.  Every week she hosts the Twice Owned Tuesday link party where really creative...

“Oink” Said the Oil Painted Pig

So I’m on a barnyard theme lately with my painting.  Once again I set out to do a sign to hang on the wall.  I wanted it to look rustic and folksy, but once again I ended up instead with a smirking, sassy, swine strutting her...

Winner

It’s Friday already!  What a great week, we were featured on Crazy Domestic, and had a great response to our Home Depot Giveaway.  Thanks to everyone who commented. Today’s winner (selected with a little help from...

Metal Desk Makeover (Part 1)

As I’ve mentioned before, Robear and the Renovation Whisperer have downsized, giving me a bunch of random stuff.  Like this stuff or this stuff. Another great acquisition is this metal desk.  (Please note it isn’t finished. ...

Front Porch Pumpkins: Confessions of a Pumpkinaholic

Since we only have about a week left until the pumpkins officially need to be removed and Paula has already pulled out the Christmas decorations, I thought I would post some pumpkin love. If there is a term for pumpkin addiction, it should...