Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hot, Hot, HOT

The question of air conditioning has definitely been answered by the 90-degree Memorial Day weekend!  When we bought the house back in February, it was always about 55 degrees in the house since there was no heat. The brick exterior … Continue reading

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Rain, rain, go away

I don’t know what the weather has been like where ever you are reading this, but we have been getting a ton of rain lately. In fact, as I type this, more rain is hammering down on the roof and … Continue reading

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Wandering Wisteria

So sad to cut down the beautiful wisteria out front, but the insurance company basically said it had to go. It is completely out of hand and growing into screened porches, roofs, and anywhere else it can. The weight of … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall

Found some writing in the master bedroom behind some wallpaper. Not sure what it says. The one looks like it says “Davenport” which is a family name. We also found some push buttons on another wall of the master bedroom. … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

I will never get tired of finding cool things in this house! Rich was looking around in the high cabinets in the kitchen this evening and found a bag stashed in the back of one. He brought his “treasures” home … Continue reading

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The Walls Come Tumbling Down

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Wallpaper started coming down last Wednesday! We didn’t think the it was going to be too difficult to clear the wallpaper out of this house. In most rooms, if you could find a loose corner, you could pull a huge … Continue reading

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Dear stink bugs, I hate you!

The recent spell of warm weather has sent the stink bugs into a frenzy. Does anyone have any good ways to get rid of them without stinking up the place? 🙂

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