Category Archives: Catching Up

4.3

Date: Monday, April 3, 2017–Opening Day of MLB Season (and some catch up from this weekend) Almanac: 1-3 Showers, then sunny, cool Actual Weather: this weekend was gorgeous with sunny skies and upper 70s/mid 80s.  Today was cloudy, with strong … Continue reading

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Late Winter Blues

We should have seen it coming. Sometime in the last week of January, winter seemed to end. Days were suddenly in the 60s, even hitting the 70s with regularity, and we’d wake up in the morning and it would be … Continue reading

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Midsummer 2016

It’s midsummer; the dog days are with us. In the two months(!) since last I posted any update, lots of good things have happened. But now, well, everything’s just about ruined. The good: Planting in rows in the ground did … Continue reading

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The Nursery

A long-awaited post about the nursery! When Matt and I bought our house a few years ago, the room outside our bedroom–the brick room, the mysterious, “what did this used to be?” room–was marketed as a “potential great nursery”. To … Continue reading

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Nesting (Summer 2015 Update)

NOTE: We’ve been crafting this blog for over 2 months and apologize for the delay. We’ve been kept back from posting because of new jobs, a new niece, our own baby prep stuff, and sadly, the sudden cancer diagnosis and … Continue reading

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Ticker Tape Updates

So it has been a while since Matt and I have updated the blog.  This hasn’t been because we have been lackadaisical about our home upgrade, but because we have been very busy home upgrades and with our own work.  … Continue reading

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Quick Update

It has been a very humid and wet weekend.  Hopefully some sunshine will peek through over the next few days and help out all the plants.  Here’s a quick update of what’s going on in the yard and garden: Eunonymous … Continue reading

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Garden Update

  One of the first things Matt and I wanted to do when we bought our house was create a vegetable garden.  When we lived in our previous apartment we had a pretty neat little back patio garden, seen here: … Continue reading

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Screening in the Porch, Part I

(Note:  this is one of the several “catch-up” posts from what we did in the first few months of moving to the house.) I know nothing about how to screen in a porch. I’m not sure Matt does either, but … Continue reading

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