Category Archives: Projects

Fences, Elderberries, and a Migraine

Migraines Suck Have I mentioned my amazing husband recently? Or my amazing daughter? If not, then let me take a moment to tell you about them. Today I was felled by a stress-induced migraine. I get them so very rarely … Continue reading

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Plans and Reality

I can’t help it, each spring I get so excited about gardening. I make giant, insane plans, buy (and plant) a ton of plants, and then reality intrudes. It’s a BIG yard. And it gets really hot here in the … Continue reading

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Land Rush in the ‘Hood

I am very excited to announce that we have purchased yet another contiguous property here in our little corner of the ‘hood. A 1,300 square foot three bedroom, one bath house built circa 1895 to the east of us. In … Continue reading

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This Weekend’s Work

Saturday… Bring on the Army! The visit from the city earlier in the week lit a fire under my butt. So I called on some of those priority fixes… Stabilize The Cottage by finishing the south back wall with siding … Continue reading

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Bathtub Epiphanies

All it took was lukewarm water to cement the idea in my head. Well, that and a stolen wheelbarrow. I’ll explain. On Saturday, the weather was fantastic, and I was eager to get back out in the yard and get … Continue reading

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The Home Stretch

I can’t believe I’m saying this but this winter has absolutely¬†flown by! As I’ve mentioned, probably ad nauseum, I focus on home decor, organizing, and painting in the winter and then the spring/summer/fall tend to be overwhelmed with garden work. … Continue reading

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A Wheelbarrow Full

Tomatoes, Tomatoes…Salsa!!!! It is that time again, folks. Time for a parade of green tomatoes to emerge from our garden! On Saturday, while I was teaching back-to-back Zentangle classes inside, my husband waded into the jungle of tomato plants and … Continue reading

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Van Art and Candy Machines

Further Progress on the Van I have been adding some bubbles to the van. This is a pattern I found on my TanglePatterns app on my iPhone. I love it! This is going to take a while. So far, I’ve … Continue reading

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More Van Art

I am making what feels like slow progress on the van. On Friday it rained all day, so I didn’t get a chance to work on it during the time Em was at class. Hopefully this next week will be … Continue reading

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That Final Push Until the Urban Grown Tour

The Urban Grown Tour is less than¬†a week away and I have a long line of classes and “gotta do’s” lined up… Watch for Us on the News on Friday Big news first…The Deadly Nightshade will be featured on KCTV5 … Continue reading

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