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Life & College

How can people expect for you to know what you want to do for the rest of your life once you complete high school? During those years all I could think about was doing the homework, working at my minimum wage paying job and my friends/family. 561 more words

Updated, Fresh Banister Makeover

After updating all of our door hinges and doorknobs from outdated brass to updated brushed nickel, we started to walk around our house to see what else needed updating. 350 more words


Spring can't come soon enough

There has been one freak snow storm too many here in D.C., and I am ready for a little sunshine. I recently bought my favorite face lotion with spf 30 instead of spf 15, I started going through my closet to donate winter clothes I never wear, I stood shivering on the patio in a sweater and scarf and enjoyed a few sips of wine one night, and I made this: 317 more words

Drumroll Please, Our Updated Kitchen

From the first time we walked through our house as potential buyers, we wanted to update the kitchen. We’ve toyed with many different ideas over the past couple of years – as extreme as gutting it and starting fresh to adding on to the back of the house to increase storage and overall square footage. 232 more words


Cabinet Painting Tips From DIYer's

Cabinet Painting Tips from DIYer’s

We have now successfully painted one set of bathroom cabinets and most recently, our kitchen cabinets. Thanks to the help from my dad (the real-life house painter) and the years of DIY-ing practically everything in our house, we’ve picked up a few tips that helped make both projects do-able for non-pros like ourselves. 1,851 more words


Springtime, Where Are You?

Why doesn’t a farmer wait by a seed to watch it grow?

Or dig it up to see if it is breathing?

How painful it is to wait! 13 more words

59. OOPS Paint

When you become a homeowner one of the fundamental truths you discover is that home improvement stores are your best friend. If you did not spend a lot of time hanging out at Home Depot/Lowe’s/Menard’s/Ace Hardware/etc. 663 more words