Monthly Archives: May 2012

planning for the Fourth…

One of our goals for the summer is to host a Fourth of July party prior to the local fireworks shows. I am trying to think beyond the traditional burgers and potato salad, and am collecting ideas for not only … Continue reading

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Psyching Up for June of Doom

Last year, Page declared the first month of summer “June of Doom” – a thirty-day, all-out effort to get eating habits in check and workouts accomplished. For him, it consisted of cutting out all alcohol for the month and getting … Continue reading

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two clotheshorses + one closet

It might be hard to believe, but until we built our home this past year, Page and I had never shared a closet. That’s right – more than four years of marriage, and we still had a lot to learn … Continue reading

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more landscaping!

I’m not sure who’s most surprised – my husband, my parents, or me – to find out I’m not all that terrible with landscaping. To date, I’ve killed every potted plant in our five years of marriage, and I was … Continue reading

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Building Bookcases: Part 5

When we last left off, we had mounted the counter tops and soon after, Page drilled holes in the tops to run cords to the outlets hidden inside the cabinets (for lamps, etc). Page still had not adhered the side … Continue reading

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Summer To-Do List

I love the change of seasons from spring to summer. Even though the years of three-month breaks from responsibility are a distant memory, there is still a sense of fun that comes with summer and switching up normal routines. I’ve … Continue reading

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