Archive - January 2011

Guest Posting on Handy Man, Crafty Woman

We’re excited to guest post on Handy Man, Crafty Woman today. Laurie at HandyManCraftyWoman.com is a cute and energetic blogger who has so many talents and done so many amazing projects with her diligent hubby.  She cooks, crafts...

Finding Storage For all the STUFF

I love my house, but I wish that it had more storage space. For some reason older houses don’t seem to have storage. Apparently our ancestors did not have a need for tons of storage. Maybe the need for storage is a flaw that has...

Winter Wishes

Xyla has a cold, poor thing.  I think it’s from our late night walks out in negative below weather.  I do put her coat on her because her natural coat is so short and after 15 minutes she is shivering cold, and I am numb, so...

Fixing the Broken Chair

I’m finally getting around to some of the many projects I’ve inherited.  One of which is fixing these ornately carved chairs.  They were originally made in Indonesia, but their problems started when they were shipped to the...

Out of the trenches and into mold…molding

We have been busily working away on the Bungalow’s front room over the past two weeks.  I have to say that the work goes a lot faster with helpers. For example, the first day Niel, our Dentist in Waiting, showed up at the bungalow...

Guest Post: Laurie from Handy Man, Crafty Woman

Hi, I’m Laurie from Handy Man, Crafty Woman. Thanks so much to Home Hinges for having us guest post on their blog!  There are some great renovation stories on this blog.  I just love that five sisters write blog posts. My husband...

Portraits of Sledding with the Nikon D5000

I haven’t wanted to mention it because I keep thinking I might have to take it back.  I mean the thing costs about as much as half an ounce of gold, if I’m reading the gold price chart correctly.   Or about the same price as...

Paint Color Test

There are all kinds of personality tests out there.  For those familiar with The Color Code, I’m a White/Blue every time.  Sometimes more Blue, other times more White, but always a friendly peacemaker.  What I need though is to be...

Living Beautifully in Home

Even though I’m in the trenches of the living room, I’m trying to sort out the other more “maintenance” items in my life and home.  Another goal I have for this year is to “Live Beautifully.” In his...