Tuesday, January 31, 2012
(Well so much for my attempt to enter the A to Z badge.)
Sunday, January 29, 2012
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Essentials?! I don't think so! I was recently checking out Corian, Silestone, etc. at a kitchen and bath store. Beautiful selection of everything. Look around. As for me, I'll be going for one of the quartz products.
Link: Bathroom Remodeling Projects & Makeovers on a Budget
Friday, January 27, 2012
We’re still landscaping our new home. 'Course this'll probably go on forever. We called The Tree Lady to take a look at our trees, some of which need to come down, but her estimate was too high for us right now! (There are a number of trees we want to get rid of, and at least one will require a crane to lift it over the house because we don't have easy access to the back yard.) So we dug out three small trees; they had bad root systems (root bound), and The Tree Lady’s crew took down the cherry laurel. We enjoyed watching them. After limbing it and taking off one trunk (it had a split trunk), they tied a cable to the remaining trunk and branches and dropped it in the front yard. (There was a rail fence on two sides of it.) It missed the bottlebrushes and house; they gauged it well. They did a good job of clean up also. And since they had to park in the road (busy street) one of them had to direct traffic. We were very impressed by them! Now we have to find something for that corner. We ordered a crape myrtle and dwarf pampas grass earlier for elsewhere, but we‘d need a big one for that space, and I think that's what we're going to do. Pink pampas grass looks pretty in catalogs, but one we ordered years ago was sort of beige. I saw one online that looks good--Gold Band. I like it, but we'll see.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Each book has a one-line description. Check out my ebooks: Hidebound and Sugar Time (Prose: novels); Pretty Pink Planet and Hot Yellow Planet (Prose: Short Stories); and Remodeling: Buying and Updating a Foreclosure (Non-Fiction).
Monday, January 23, 2012
"That’s exactly what manufacturers wanted you to think, and it’s why many of the first products were white. A Kohler associate publication from 1928 explains:
“Take the case of plumbing fixtures. There are only two reasons why they remained white so long. One was that white was thought to be the appropriate color to symbolize cleanliness. The other was habit. The plumbing world got into a rut of white fixtures…” Kohler of Kohler News, February, 1928."
Check out the early colors! I love them, as do a lot of other people. Read the comments: Kohler Colors: The Early 1900's « Kohler Talk
Saturday, January 21, 2012
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Thursday, January 19, 2012
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Thursday, January 12, 2012
Monday, January 9, 2012
You can get it free on Smashwords, btw. On Amazon, you have to find the Get It Cheaper Elsewhere button.
Smashwords link: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/93615
Saturday, January 7, 2012
Sparkle note: If you drag a treat from the box, and click on it again, Sparkle will jump up and catch it!
Wednesday, January 4, 2012
It certainly will brighten up your home.