We spent several months preparing for our daughter’s outdoor wedding. Pinterest was invaluable for decoration inspiration. But the menu for 50 guests eluded us. Having attended6 weddings in the past year, we knew we would serve one entree and we didn’t want to serve chicken. Even catered chicken breasts were a bit overcooked, and it … Continue Reading
A few new preparation suggestions have been added 2/2020 Prepare For The Worst, Hope For The Best Living in the Mid Atlantic means we’ve had more than our share of hurricane encounters. Most were nothing more than a reason to throw a hurricane party. But a few deserved more attention and preparation. Over the years, … Continue Reading
Finding A Plumbing Leak Inside Walls Inspecting Ductwork Peeking Underneath Or Behind Appliances Identifying The Mystery Object Stuck Inside The Disposal Annual Chimney Or Flue Checkup Locating Studs Before Removing Drywall Solving The Mystery Of The Missing Socks Find Out What’s Clogging That Drain Check Out Your Dental Work Peeking Inside The Crawlspace Dryer Vent … Continue Reading
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Keep An Opened Tube Of Caulk From Drying Out Apply a generous amount of hot glue to the opening of the caulk tube. Keep adding layers to create a plug, which you can easily remove the next time you need the caulk. Attach A Gift Bow That Won’t Stick Anymore We’ve all done it; we’ve … Continue Reading
I discovered Bar Keepers Friend after looking for a way to remove yellowing from the bottom of a used boat we bought. The marine forums suggested using muratic acid (which made me nervous) and another suggested using oxalic acid, which is the active ingredient in Bar Keepers Friend. Since that discovery years ago, Bar Keepers … Continue Reading
The problem? Our dining room is at the center of the house, has a single window that faces north, and gets very little sunlight. The solution? We hung a mirror to reflect light and made a flower box to give it a little more interest.
When we converted our mud room into a proper pantry, we no longer needed the exterior door but still wanted the light it provided. So we removed the door and installed a window. But thatleft a new problem. Our house’s exterior was wrapped in 15 year old vinyl siding and now there was a2 foot … Continue Reading