A Little Screen Door Maintenance

Hiya!  What with our lovely new deck and all, another project quickly made its way onto my list:  our sliding screen door.  After all, what’s a nice deck worth if you can’t get out to it? The.door.was.awful!  It literally required two hands and one foot to get it open.  It was off-balance and perpetually stuck, the screen was ripping, and the lock didn’t work.  (The … Continue reading A Little Screen Door Maintenance

Well, I Deck-lare!

You know the saying Southern folks have when they don’t approve of something?  I believe it’s something like “Well, bless your/her/his heart.”  I’m not a Southern woman, but I can appreciate the sentiment behind such a comment.  If I could meet the prior homeowner of our house who installed our deck, I think it would be wise to exercise the utmost Southern courtesy and “bless … Continue reading Well, I Deck-lare!

Just a Wednesday– the Deck and more

Hi everyone!  Here’s hoping you are all having a great week.  Truth be told, I’m having a hard time keeping up with blogging, so forgive my sporadic posts lately.  I work a full time job and take care of our baby girl at the same time, so *lately*, that doesn’t leave much (any???) time for basically anything else.  It wasn’t too hard until about a … Continue reading Just a Wednesday– the Deck and more

Surprise!!! (I’m still here!)

Well HELLO out there!  Since the last time I posted, a lot has probably happened in your life.  Let’s see, like… School is out?  You’re celebrating the end of Crazy-May like I am?  You got your planters planted with some lovely petunias and you feel sorry for your neighbor’s (um, “my”) nekkid planters every time you drive by? You’re planning your summer vacation or staycation? … Continue reading Surprise!!! (I’m still here!)