No-Literally! And several of them -- and unlike the brick found in some of my favorite remodeling shows - this brick is uglier than the snow that is currently falling outside (reminder- IT'S APRIL!). I'm continuously racking my brain with an idea on how to salvage or showcase it, but beside it being ugly it's… Continue reading Hitting a Brick Wall
Apparently Spring did not get the memo that we have officially "sprung ahead" and have arrived in the spring season here in MN, because there is snow in the forecast and snow still on the ground. Never assume that a season is here (or over) in MN - it will only lead to planning mishaps… Continue reading With or Without You Spring
The Fourth of July is my favorite holiday for oh so many reasons. First and foremost, it is the birthday of one of the most amazing person's I have ever had the pleasure of knowing; My grandmother-Val (short for Valborg!) G-ma unfortunately left this earth in 2008 but I make sure to still celebrate her… Continue reading ‘MERICA!
The only thing harder than shopping for my teenage daughter is shopping for a wedding gift. Yes, usually they have registered to a few places but I just feel like buying them something that they've already seen removes the A)surprise factor and B)takes any and all intimacy and personality out of the gift. I recently found… Continue reading A Wedding Gift They’ll Use!
EEK!!! My mom invested in a (not so great) power sander and I went to town on this dresser that I bought at a garage sale for $2.50!!! First off I had to clean all the drawers and insides out. It was so full of cobwebs and gross disgusting bugs that it's making my skin… Continue reading Orange you glad I saved it!