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Old 04-13-2018, 12:14 PM
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Originally Posted by 757dad View Post
How is that going? My wife wants me to paint ours.
Slow, very slow. I'm also putting hardware on everything as every drawer and cabinet is handleless, and they can be a pain to pull open. All the hardware was bought at a second hand place and I'm painting them as well so they look newer.

I imagine I'll pick up the pace when the weather is finally warmer. Painting in my garage was just cold enough that I found excuses to do other things instead. It's part of a long term project to make our junky kitchen at least look decent for a low cost until the day comes we can finally afford to remodel the whole thing.
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Old 04-16-2018, 01:22 AM
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Just reseeded my back lawn this weekend. It was a royal pain and wore my arms out. Hopefully it takes this time around.
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Old 04-18-2018, 01:04 AM
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Another 5 loads of wash, gave both dogs a bath, Fertilized all the plants outside before I will mulch next week, picked up all the dogs free fertilizer uhg, did some shopping at HD for smaller projects and the supermarket as well, made, according to my kids, the best Gluten Free meatballs ever, slipped in a workout for me and took my daughter on a post practice drive so she could practice with her driving permit (that got my heart rate up higher than my workout I think).
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Old 04-18-2018, 04:17 AM
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It snowed all day so no outside work. Maybe next week. I have some rotted wood that some swindling contractor ďforgotĒ to include in the quote when his company wrapped the rest of my houseís trim with aluminum. Iíve already cut a replacement piece made of PVC but am tempted to replace the entire section with PVC too. I also need to replace the pillars and rails on my front porch - not to mention rent a chain saw and chop down a blighted maple tree in my front yard. Somewhere in there Iíll get to weeding and seeding. Mulch can wait.

To think that all my neighbors pay other people to do all this. It ainít hard, just time consuming.
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Got some tidying up done around the house today and took the kids to soccer. The youngest (1 year old) was surprisingly entertained by a pine cone and a park bench.
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