My Bathroom Fixer Upper, Before and After

I sometimes watch the show Fixer Upper with Jo and Chip, and it always amazes me at how much they can do in such a short amount of time. Of course they don’t do it alone, they have lots of help. It’s a tv show. The houses are so affordable, and they end up looking…

Repurposing My Little Heart Bookcase

I’ve had this unpainted bookcase for years. The carved hearts in the sides give it a unique look. Recently it was used in my kitchen as a place to put the phone and store cookbooks. When I had my bathroom walls re-done I couldn’t afford to buy a new vanity. The bathroom is so small,…

Bad Business Practices and Poor Customer Service

I love New England.  It’s a beautiful place to live, although you must have money to enjoy it here.  I don’t have money, and I’m planning to move.  In order to do so, I must fix up my house, but the incompetence I am dealing with over this spring and summer is slowing me down….

Little Cabins and Cozy Homes

This little cabin photo was taken near the Girl Scout Camp in Antrim. In fact it’s one that sits on their land and I suspect that visitors sleep in during the summer. It’s away from the main camp area, so I’m not sure. I think it would be a little creepy to sleep here, with…

Back to School – One More Time

Since 1982 I have been doing the “back to school” thing- yes, for 32 years. At first it was exciting. As a parent of young children, back then, it was fun and scary to see them go off to their first day. I used to take first day of school photos of the kids all…