Category Archives: landscaping

tag, you’re it! clean out your basement.

Why must you clean out your basements friends? Because your parents are moving in. Yippy!! Ok. No really though. It will be a fun adventure. Nana and Papa are moving in for a short 3 months, with only a short weeks notice. Since space is limited here, the basement will need to transform into their [...]
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enough about the kids.

As I transition back to reality after traveling – what is it I am wanting to do? As in dying to do?  To sit in my own outdoor space. The Teen and dannyboy have their own little cozy shelters, so wouldn’t that be fair? Just is a simple space with screens, that’s all I am [...]
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still before the almost after

A short peek at a long journey. The second wall story – thankfully things tend to go a bit quicker the second time around. | | After all the digging and digging and digging. It is time for this graham cracker crust consistency number 5 grade gravel. This has to be leveled out before you [...]
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simple math.

In going ahead with this DIH project, I recall some “yea! we as-in-he are really doing this! it will look great! aren’t we lucky!” Now over a month into this day-to-day rhythm, something is not adding up right. If  Mr. K’s two hands are always tied up with digging, hauling, loading, and cutting in the [...]
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a mutual response.

What are we -as in he- doing? Palettes – as in more than one – of retaining wall brick came today. Yikes. And since we are are starting to feel the general sense of unease that comes natural to DIY’ers or  – I mean a DIH’er – the phrases mutually exchanged between Mr. K and [...]
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digging in.

Alright. Let’s be honest. When it comes to household projects – if you happen to cohabitate: it can be pretty ugly. Mr K. has one idea. I have another. This is when feeling heard can feel like the only basic need you have. Letting go of that can feel like torture. In reality you are [...]
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