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The Dining Room: Upping my game

We had our first dinner party a few days ago. Small but exceedingly lively. It lasted eight hours, which I suppose means it went well. It was all very casual because the dining room is far from done. 283 more words


143. All the Gray Is Gone...

Just when I think I’m going to post about the new back porch that is finished just in time for September (it’s not);

Or the new door that we’ve found to replace sliding glass door #3 (we haven’t); 595 more words


Cooked, Cleaned, and Tore Out the Drop Ceilings

Today I had some friends over for a “Work Party”, and BOY did we work!  We tore out the old 60’s drop ceilings in the living room and dining room and hauled them and all the major debris out.   107 more words

House Restoration

First Post Challenge

The wonderful and creative Judy, of Edwina’s Episodes has challenged me to take part in this new challenge. I am happy to participate as it’s a look back at my very first post.   164 more words


Support that beam!

While we had Matt staying with us we put his skills and energy to good use! As mentioned previously one of the main beams in the bar needs a bit of extra support because an old repair looked dubious. 89 more words

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Women Writers Reading Challenge #23: Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes

I’m constantly intrigued, fascinated, and captivated by Italy. I have never been there, though I hope someday soon that will change, and yet I’m in love with the culture and the landscape. 133 more words

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