What I Read in 2017

If you like to read, I highly recommend you start using Goodreads to track what you read and want to read. It gives recommendations and there are so many book giveaways also. I also recommend checking out the Popsugar reading challenge to give yourself a more vast variety of books to read. So many of …

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Happy Birthday

In celebration of my birthday, I thought I would re-share what I did for my 40th. For the month of November 2014, my son and I did 40 Random Acts of Kindness around town, and marked off one of my life list items. We did things like taking our Halloween candy to the place that …

Galloping Grace Pumpkin Patch

It's been so long since I have actually gone out and taken pictures that I had to share a few of what I took today. I took my niece and nephew to the local pumpkin patch and it grew. But we missed the llama not being there. My nephew is like an animal whisperer. I …

Renovating 407: The Laundry Closet

The washer and dryer fit in a nook in the hallway. The other side of the nook is the master bathroom. This closet even had plastic accordion doors (and came with the washer and dryer). The washer and dryer came out (and sold). Leaky water line everywhere. Which included a fun story about having to …

Re-imagining a Piece of Fence into a Spooky Gate

A mostly DIY Halloween exterior. When my parents built a fence to have a garden area where the dogs couldn't get in, my mom left a section aside to hide the fireplace vent on the outside of the house. She then let my 2-year-old son paint the fencing. One day they were out of town. …

Renovating 407: The Creative

I was thinking yesterday I should have called it The Updating of 407. Because that is what most of it has been. My dad had to put tar on the dryer vent on the roof the other day, it was raining into my torn up shower. When they put up the new roof, right before …