• crafts,  diy

    Mailbox Makeover

    Happy Fall to you all!  Thought I would post some pictures of my latest project! Our mailbox has been in some need of TLC for some time now and I finally managed to pick one up on sale at TSC (sorry that was a lot of abbreviations!) So, a mailbox, some white rust-proof paint, a paintbrush and your’re ready to go! The reason I haven’t put it up yet?  We are MOVING!! At the end of October we are moving just down the road and into the woods.  We are SO excited,  The mailbox is getting packed up and is moving down the street with us!

  • diy,  pets,  simple living

    Dogs Shall Not Pass….

    We have two dogs that don’t respect the “Don’t sleep on my bed” rule, OR the “don’t drink out of the toilet” rule, or the “don’t chew up my lego” rule.  For that reason we found it necessary to put a piece of plywood across the bottom of the stairs to keep them from sneaking up. The problem with a piece of plywood is that it typically doesn’t stay standing by itself so I had to prop a chair beside the plywood, beside the staircase.  You get the idea.  A lot of crap at the bottom of the stairs and everytime I wanted to go up or down I had…