Record Breaking

If you haven’t noticed already, this blog is as much a journal for Kurt and I as it is stories of our landscaping and now life adventures. I find myself drawn to writing about many aspects that affect our gardening but also, now, some living-history. All of the extreme historical events that we have seen…

Tipping The Scales – 2021 Version

Well, I am a little late on this post as other projects have taken over my time, resulting in less posts on here. Our 2021 growing season was awesome, with our new garden beds proving to be the perfect home to our vegetable plants. For the first time this year, we also did some companion…

Shelved

The final addition to our bedroom renovation was some new bedside tables. The old ones were quite large and I didn’t think they would fit nicely with our new, larger, bed in our small room. I had thought about building some smaller bedside tables, but while cleaning out my office one day prior to renovating…

Sweet Dreams

Now that the flooring upgrade was done, it was time to upgrade the bed. Kurt and I are both tall, and we have two 55-70 lb dogs that often like to come and cuddle with us in the night. Our queen size bed has been far too small for a very long time. Even without…

Floored

When we first moved into our house, 8 years ago, we painted a few walls prior to moving our furniture in. That was about the extent of changes we made. Since then, there have been some changes to the interior, but majority of our work has been focused on the yard. Generally, the changes inside…

Lazy Susan the Dumb Waiter

Whatever name it has been called in history, it hasn’t ever sounded like a nice term. In early history (1700’s) this clever little device was called a dumb waiter. Now english was a little different in those times, and the dumb was a reference to the fact that it was quiet. Unfortunately, it was likely…