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Wednesday Weekly Remodel Update – 11/25/15, Post, Beams and Windows

Past Updates… If you missed any of my last house remodel updates, you can find them all here.  Just a short update this week. Bye Bye Post and Beam… There is (or was) this post on our future lanai that had been really bothering us.  I hadn’t mentioned it before but will explain what I am talking about now. See the post with the arrows pointing to it in this photo? Well, it is located right…

DIY – Pallet Tiki Bar (aka the Treekee bar)

We’ve been talking about building a pallet tiki bar for a LONG time.  We had this perfect empty spot in our back yard under a palm tree that was just screaming for a bar! My husband dubbed it the TreeKee bar instead of the Tiki Bar since we planned to use the tree as part of the actual bar. Confused?  Don’t be.  Keep reading to find out how we did it. My husband came up…

Installing a Pull Up Bar

Installing a Pull Up Bar

I feel like we haven’t been doing any projects inside our house lately.  They’ve all been outside.  Our latest project was installing a pull up bar, and here is how we did it. Materials Needed… We used this bar from Amazon 2 – 10 ft pressure treated 4×4 beams 1 – 4′ x 12″ concrete tube 80 lb Concrete Mix Step 1, Dig… Dig two, 3 ft deep holes approximately 4 ft apart, or the…

American Ninja Warrior Themed Party (and last few days to enter my giveaway)

ninja warrior party

See the end of this post for details on the last few days of my giveaway. Hey Party People… I thought I’d post this in case any readers want to try out a party like this.  It was so much fun! Does anyone else’s kid love the show American Ninja Warrior like mine does?  My youngest son and I watch this show together every week and we both love it.  So what could be better…

10 Things We Learned While Remodeling

Before/After Kitchen

10 Things We Learned While Remodeling We learned a lot while remodeling the House house.  Stuff I never cared to know (like how many different kinds of mold there are) and stuff that I found interesting (like all the different steps that go into building a pool).  Here are the top things we learned and wanted to share with you. 1. Everything, and I mean everything, will cost more than you think it will (or want it to!!!). We…

Weekly House Remodel Move in Update – June 30, 2016

Hi All, I can’t believe its been so long since I’ve posted anything.  Sorry.  The  kids have been out of school since June 7th and it makes it hard to get any writing done, plus we’ve been concentrating on getting stuff accomplished around the house, and we went away for 5 days.  Anyway,  we are still getting settled in and figuring out how to decorate our HUGE living room.  Lots of little things, and big things too,…

Wednesday Weekly Update 12/2/15 – Short and Sweet

Well, it finally happened.  My Wednesday Update is late and officially a ‘Thursday update’.  Sorry folks. It was a very busy day yesterday. If you’d like to catch up on all of my Weekly Updates you can do so here. Christmas Gift Ideas… Have you started Christmas shopping yet?  I’ve found some fun and unique things for you. Check them out! Holiday Gift Ideas.  Most of them are on sale too! Bonus! Now, Onto the House…. We…

Wednesday Weekly Update 9/30/15

Rain, Rain Go Away It has been raining here A LOT.  The weather has held us up on all projects on the House house remodel. As mentioned in last week’s update the steel beam has been set. The guys will be building a temporary support wall to hold up the existing roof over the first floor so what remains of the house won’t cave in. The roof trusses have been delivered and demo has begun on the roof.  Once the roof…