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All Cooped Up

Hey y’all!I hope everyone has stayed safe during the pandemic. It appears as though LeAnn and I had it back in March. (which is cool because I had FOMO on this historic event) My doctor at the VA monitored our symptoms by phone, but it was only a few days of fever, body aches, loss… Continue reading All Cooped Up


New Kids on the POT

Hey y'all! Thanks for stopping by! You may recall that our daughter Rachel, her husband  Jose' and baby Mariana (our Granddaughter, YAY!) moved in with us last year. We had an extra room with an adjoining bathroom that would work out pretty good for them. While the bedroom didn't need a ton of work, the… Continue reading New Kids on the POT

DIY Tutorials, DIY Tutorials, DIY Tutorials

Gotcha Cornered ~or~ Papered Plates

(In our last post on installing our new flooring, you may remember the corner cabinet that I told you to forget about until I posted how I made it. Well, this is it). We've always loved the built-in corner cabinets we see in older houses, and we knew one would be perfect in the corner… Continue reading Gotcha Cornered ~or~ Papered Plates

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Getting Down On All Floors

Hey Y'all, Last time, I left you hanging about our new floors, but first I'll fill you in on a couple of other projects that went on before we put them down. Mom had somewhere between 3,500 and 4,500 books in the house and most of them were in the hall by the dining room.… Continue reading Getting Down On All Floors


Our Kitchen and Dining Remodel

Hey y'all! Things have been kinda crazy lately, right? Sometimes I swear, if I hear, "We're all in this together" one more time, I'm gonna scream! Seriously though, I hope you and yours are well. LeAnn and I have had a bout of something, but we're better and LeAnn is starting to smell and taste… Continue reading Our Kitchen and Dining Remodel

Personal Journey, Personal Journey

For Better and Worst

For Better AND Worse Hi! I told y'all that I would share some of the things things that LeAnn and I learned in marriage counseling. I think a lot of people would be embarrassed if someone they knew saw them coming out of a marriage counselor's office. Don't be. I think every married couple should go to… Continue reading For Better and Worst

Personal Journey, Personal Journey

The Road So Far

  Sadness and Joy Hey y'all, It's been a while since I last posted, so I wanted to tell you what's been going on. This was a very hard post for me to write and I've re-written it several times over the course of about two months. Forgive me if I ramble, LOL The past… Continue reading The Road So Far

Travel, Travel

From Fixer Upper to Dr Pepper: Road Trip!!!

This past July we decided to take a little road trip, when it was over, we had driven over 2,800 miles worth of adventures across Texas and New Mexico!!!! Our first destination was Big Bend National Park in Southwest Texas, but we took a little detour through Waco to have breakfast at the Silos Baking… Continue reading From Fixer Upper to Dr Pepper: Road Trip!!!

Thames Home Furnishings

You’re Gettin’ Nothin’ For Christmas

Rarely are our projects completed without a hitch, but our deliveries have always gone smoothly. Well, up until this time, when our client's Christmas was left hanging in the balance... This Summer we picked up an old gun cabinet from one of our favorite clients. It had belonged to her husband's Grandfather. It had been… Continue reading You’re Gettin’ Nothin’ For Christmas