I cannot tell you how GOOD it feels so good to be back with another easy DIY! So much has happened since January, but also not a whole lot has been accomplished. My fellow parents will understand- we’re mostly just staying afloat around here. I’ve been sharing updates here and there on our basement renovation…
Tag: clean up
ATTEMPTING TO PREVENT WEEDS BETWEEN PAVERS
Ahh, Fall in the Midwest! The temperate transition from stifling humidity to bone-chilling cold. Bugs go into hibernation and the explosion of weeds that annually seizes dominion over our landscape slowly withers away. Weeding has been the bane of our summer that last couple years. We have an aging paver patio that was installed over…
TODDLER BEDROOM BOOKSHELVES
Saturday mornings at our house are usually busy with odd jobs and small projects. A week or so ago, I took a trip to IKEA with my best friend and picked up three of the BEKVÄM spice racks for $4.99 each! Well, they’re called spice racks, but I’ve seen them more commonly used as bookshelves….
REMOVING OUR PORCH SHUTTERS (FT. WASPS)
There has always been a bit of a wasp problem on our porch, which is one of the reasons why we don’t spend much time out there. We’ve seen wasps casually fly in and out between the slats of our porch shutters, but other than occasionally spraying, we’ve never done much to manage the problem….
RELOCATING LANDSCAPE BLOCK ISLAND
For us, weekend nap times usually mean tackling an outdoor projects. This weekend, we decided to finally move what we affectionately call “Landscape Block Island.” Abandoned by its previous owners, this little island of concrete has sat in our yard for the past 3 years. It’s a pain in the tail to mow around and…