Widening a Doorway Quickly – The New Fridge That Didn’t Fit

Widening a Doorway Quickly - The New Fridge That Didn't Fit
Delivery will be on Thursday sometime between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm. That’s what we were told when we purchased our new Samsung French Door refrigerator at Best Buy.  But let’s just say there were some complications. Our old refrigerator was white and our stove, microwave and dishwasher are stainless steel. That’s what happens when ...

Closing The Pool

Closing The Pool
I have a nice pool. Its a remnant from a more civilized age when I have a great job. My wife and I bought a house with a pool in 2000 then totally renovated the pool and surrounding hardscape in 2006. Big home equity loans were all the rage back then so we didn’t even ...

Power Washing Pavers

Power Washing Pavers
There are fun DIY projects that you can do like build a swing set for you kids or grow tomatoes in a vegetable garden and then there are chores that you need to get done. Seems like I’m doing a lot of chores lately and haven’t had much time for the fun projects. For example ...

Solar Powered Outdoor String Lights

Solar Powered Outdoor String Lights
I’ve wanted string lights for a few years now and this summer I finally made that happen. There’s something about outdoor string lights that really liven up a yard. It’s makes it feel like you’re having a party every single night. And in fact, I think my kids goal for the summer is to have ...

DIY Wine Bottle Tiki Torch

DIY Wine Bottle Tiki Torch
I think the bugs in my yard have some sort of alarm system that let’s them know when I’m outside. Within a few minutes they swarm me and leave me with tons of little red bites all over my legs and arms. It really isn’t fun to be munched on by insects. Seriously, sometimes when ...

Tomato Seedling Care

Tomato Seedling Care
I planted 20 tomato seedlings in my basement about 2 months ago. The seedlings germinated under my shop lights and are doing well. Sometime in July I’ll be making delicious tomato sandwiches but today I’d like to talk about a few important things when it comes to tomato seedling care. How to Thin Tomato Seedlings ...