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  • We’re having our energy audit tomorrow morning so that we can get some nice rebates for our new boiler.  At this point, I don’t think I could be happier with a piece of heating equipment. […]

    Oil sucks

    We’re having our energy audit tomorrow morning so that we can get some nice rebates for our new boiler.  At this point, I don’t think I could be happier with a piece of heating equipment. […]

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  • It’s been a long time coming, but FINALLY we have all the parts to turn our clawfoot tub into a shower.  Every plumber I talked to… every plumbing supply place I went too… every ‘expert’ […]

    Better to shower the people you love with… water

    It’s been a long time coming, but FINALLY we have all the parts to turn our clawfoot tub into a shower.  Every plumber I talked to… every plumbing supply place I went too… every ‘expert’ […]

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  • While putting up our new blinds in the living room I got something in my eye.  Not cool.  But do you know what is cool?  The custom blinds we got from justblinds.com!  Not crazy expensive […]

    Blinded by the blinds

    While putting up our new blinds in the living room I got something in my eye.  Not cool.  But do you know what is cool?  The custom blinds we got from justblinds.com!  Not crazy expensive […]

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  • We’re letting the days go by… (let the water hold me down), but the new faucet is all hooked up in the butler’s pantry. The faucet is from the Delta “leland” line. It’s a pull […]

    Same as it ever was… (same as it ever was)

    We’re letting the days go by… (let the water hold me down), but the new faucet is all hooked up in the butler’s pantry. The faucet is from the Delta “leland” line. It’s a pull […]

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  • Gloria’s beautiful purple room has a sweet, super-girly chandelier now.  Here’s a picture of the one we got at Home Depot of all places before it was fully jeweled up. Interestingly enough, the price currently […]

    Gloria’s chandelier

    Gloria’s beautiful purple room has a sweet, super-girly chandelier now.  Here’s a picture of the one we got at Home Depot of all places before it was fully jeweled up. Interestingly enough, the price currently […]

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  •   There’s not a whole lot of room in our kitchen for a real pantry – so Mary found a bookcase at Ikea that will give us lots of storage, without really sticking out into […]

    Billy!

      There’s not a whole lot of room in our kitchen for a real pantry – so Mary found a bookcase at Ikea that will give us lots of storage, without really sticking out into […]

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  • That was fast.  Our windows came in on Wednesday.  They are ALL installed now!  We could not be happier – there still is some trim to go back up, but they look and function great. […]

    New windows are in (old windows are out)

    That was fast.  Our windows came in on Wednesday.  They are ALL installed now!  We could not be happier – there still is some trim to go back up, but they look and function great. […]

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  • Paper Tiger in hand… Mary has been stripping wallpaper in the kitchen while I’ve been doing some dustier things (plaster and insulation) in the other room. Its really tough work, but it has been coming […]

    Called up my momma, said I’m in love with a stripper yo

    Paper Tiger in hand… Mary has been stripping wallpaper in the kitchen while I’ve been doing some dustier things (plaster and insulation) in the other room. Its really tough work, but it has been coming […]

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  • I could not be happier with the pleated flag fans that I got from Quinn Flags.  Their 6′ x 3′ fans are sewn together with the stars embroidered on (the cheap fans are usually printed […]

    fireworks and bunting and other accoutrements of patriotism

    I could not be happier with the pleated flag fans that I got from Quinn Flags.  Their 6′ x 3′ fans are sewn together with the stars embroidered on (the cheap fans are usually printed […]

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  • Maybe this will surprise you, but Home Depot’s prices for non-stock tile are… terrible.  A few years ago I redid the powder room in our townhouse using some subway tiles (and hex floor tiles) from […]

    Duh-l-tile or Home Depot fail

    Maybe this will surprise you, but Home Depot’s prices for non-stock tile are… terrible.  A few years ago I redid the powder room in our townhouse using some subway tiles (and hex floor tiles) from […]

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