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DIY Octagon (Round) Breakfast Table

Come check out our Pinterest and subscribe to be informed of our projects! Here is my latest try at building a breakfast nook table for my wife’s Valentine gift. It is a combination of two table designs, Shanty 2 Chic (plans) and Ana White, with slight modification to size so it fits better in our nook. Kudos Read more about DIY Octagon (Round) Breakfast Table[…]

DIY Kitchen Cabinet makeover – White

  Hi everyone, So I got a request from my lovely wife to continue updating our kitchen by painting our cabinets white. Little did I know, I still had a lot to learn about the correct way to do this. I had this wrong idea that I could skip some of the steps necessary to get Read more about DIY Kitchen Cabinet makeover – White[…]

Google Adsense and some tips

So, as everyone has read already, we started this blog and constantly changed the design and added posts of our current projects. In order to monetize it and help keep the website supported enough for us to continue our passions, we started to utilize ads. The first one was Amazon Affiliates, because I make a Read more about Google Adsense and some tips[…]

A Local Habitation ★★★★

The October Daye Series by Seanan McGuire Book 2: A Local Habitation (March 2nd 2010) Published by DAW Books Genres: Urban Fantasy/Mystery Pages: 390 Amazon rating: 4 out of 5 stars Summary: Duke Torquill sends Toby on a family related errand to check up on his niece January, who lives in the next fiefdom over. Read more about A Local Habitation ★★★★[…]

DIY – Breakfast nook built-in bench seating

Hi everyone, We decided that our old built in bench (my first DIY project) was a bust and done improperly; it was not fitting well into the nook, creaked, and was built out of outdoor material. From looking at all of the other people’s projects, we wanted to try it ourselves including a kitchen repaint. Read more about DIY – Breakfast nook built-in bench seating[…]

Ceiling Stipple Removal and Finish DIY

Do you have little spikes or textured ceiling that dates your home? These buggers are definitely not like popcorn texture and is tough to get off. We had this issue throughout all of our home so we decided to challenge ourselves with this DIY home improvement. Please continue to read for the before, middle, and after picture Read more about Ceiling Stipple Removal and Finish DIY[…]

Rosemary and Rue ★★★★

The October Daye Series by Seanan McGuire Book 1: Rosemary and Rue (2009) Published by DAW Books Genres: Urban Fantasy/Mystery Pages: 368 Amazon rating: 4 out of 5 stars Summary: This book is centered around the heroine October “Toby” Daye based in the San Francisco area. She is a changeling (part fae/part human) that has Read more about Rosemary and Rue ★★★★[…]

Baby purchase – Crib

Recent purchases Back in December 2016, for the upcoming baby, we decided to buy a crib. We purchased and received the Graco Lauren Convertible Crib, Pebble Gray. The crib itself came in a one piece despite the box being in slightly bad shape. I was pretty worried at first because of the multiple reviews online mentioning damaged Read more about Baby purchase – Crib[…]