Monthly Archives: January 2014

Best $5 Tool Purchase Ever?

Last week, following my social media kvetching about pulling staples from the tile underlayment in the 1′ x 3′ area around the back door, several folks suggested I buy some fencing pliers. Now I’m not usually one to go for … Continue reading

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Will My Luck Hold?

There’s nothing like a cold chisel, a hammer and some unattractive tile for relieving one’s frustrations. Today, after a trip to (gasp) Ikea to make sure my online sink choice and countertop selections were good (I’ve now definitely settled on … Continue reading

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Who Needs the Paleo Diet?

This is what my last major home reno job looked like after tear-out. I’m hoping the kitchen project won’t be quite as dire. But it likely will be – just a different kind of madness (there will at least be … Continue reading

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