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Circus of the Damned ★★★★★

Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter Series by L. K. Hamilton Novels, Short Stories, and Comic Books Book 3: Circus of the Damned (1995) First Published by Ace Books Genres: Urban Fantasy/Mystery, Horror Pages: 329 https://www.amazon.com/dp/B000OCXIMQ/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Summary: Anita starts off this book with a proposition to from two humans to discuss a positional job. The founders of Read more about Circus of the Damned ★★★★★[…]

The Laughing Corpse ★★★★★

Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter Series by L. K. Hamilton Novels, Short Stories, and Comic Books Book 2: The Laughing Corpse (1994) First Published by Ace Books Genres: Urban Fantasy/Mystery, Horror Pages: 293 Amazon rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Summary: Anita takes it up a notch as an animator in The Laughing Corpse. Not many Read more about The Laughing Corpse ★★★★★[…]

Guilty Pleasures ★★★★★

Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter Series by L. K. Hamilton Novels, Short Stories, and Comic Books Book 1: Guilty Pleasures (1993) First Published by Ace Books Genres: Urban Fantasy/Mystery, Horror Pages: 266 Amazon rating: 4 out of 5 stars Summary: Guilty Pleasures is the first novel of the very long Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series. Anita, Read more about Guilty Pleasures ★★★★★[…]

DIY Pendant Light: Re-painting and Installation

Hello everyone, Here is my latest attempt at installing some pendant lights for the soon-to-be kitchen bar. This will be a step-by-step on finding lights online that fit your space style, hopefully finding it for a decent price, re-painting it a different color if the only one they have is oil-rubbed bronze, and installing it. Read more about DIY Pendant Light: Re-painting and Installation[…]

Wall punch out – Professional load bearing wall removal

This will be a quick summary of our experiences for this wall removal that we had planned for quite some time. As with many cookie cutter homes, this house’s wall placements did not really take advantage of its potential and the build quality was sometimes questionable. We however did see this as an opportunity to Read more about Wall punch out – Professional load bearing wall removal[…]

Baby room decor attempt No. 3 (Totoro Umbrella Banzai)

Hi everyone, Here is attempt number 3 of our baby/nursery decor – Studio Ghibli series. Again, this won’t be a tutorial as I can’t call myself good enough to actually be able to teach yet and so this will just be a share/rate post. This is another pinterest and etsy graphics inspired My Neighbor Totoro (となりのトトロ) Read more about Baby room decor attempt No. 3 (Totoro Umbrella Banzai)[…]

Baby room decor attempt No. 2 (Kiki’s Delivery Service)

Hi everyone, Here is another attempt at making some art for our upcoming baby. This again won’t be a tutorial as I can’t call myself good enough to actually be able to teach yet and so this will be another share/rate post. Please let me know what you think! This photoshop water color painting is Read more about Baby room decor attempt No. 2 (Kiki’s Delivery Service)[…]

Baby room decor attempt No. 1 (My Neighbor Totoro)

Hi everyone, This won’t be a tutorial as I can’t call myself good enough to actually be able to teach yet and so this will just be a share/rate post. As some of you already know, we really like the Studio Ghibli – Hayao Miyazaki arts (Proco Rosso, Castle in the Sky, Whisper of the Read more about Baby room decor attempt No. 1 (My Neighbor Totoro)[…]

DIY Front landing, wood looking floor tile installation

Here is another stab at a DIY project that being able to actually do it yourself will save a good chunk of change. Please do remember that tile work is even messier than wood working and is a little more permanent. With that being said, please continue to read on for more of this adventure. The Read more about DIY Front landing, wood looking floor tile installation[…]

Self Improvement – The 5 Second Rule (by Mel Robbins)

This will be a short post, but I wanted to share this tid bit of information regarding my trial for what Mel Robbins calls “the 5 second rule”. I purchased this audio book from Amazon (link) because, honestly, I had some credit that needed to be spent from a promotion I signed up for in Read more about Self Improvement – The 5 Second Rule (by Mel Robbins)[…]