(This is a continuation of the saga of my bathroom remodel. See here for Part One.) The 50 hours of scraping stucco off my bathroom walls did nothing to dampen my enthusiasm. (That alone sums my entire spring break.) I was undeterred despite underestimating the task. I had two friends come in from out of […]Read More Happy Homeowner: Wherein I Lose It Over Literal Nuts and Bolts
File this under #nailedit. The 11th birthday is a very Harry Potter one in our house. That was when the story began for the Boy Who Lived. So while my son didn’t want a full-on Harry Potter party for his 11th birthday (we got that more than covered with Camp Mama,) he did want a […]Read More Sorting Hats of Demonic Poop Emojis? You decide.
Last night I made the rookie mistake of believing that our whole family should go to the school to support Red at his NJHS induction ceremony. Sitting quietly and still was not on the agenda for the little one, as you can imagine. These things are not designed with toddlers in mind. As I looked […]Read More Houston, We Have A Loophole
I lost a pound last week. I’ve lost weight before, sure. In fact in any given month I fluctuate within about three pounds, gaining and losing without anything conscious on my part. But this was different. This time I lost that pound on purpose. Motivated by my annual medical exam, an upcoming birthday (a milestone […]Read More The First Pound is the Hardest
It’s been years since I’ve posted any Happy Homeowner installments. It’s been so long, in fact, that I nearly forgot I had written any at all. The day-to-day life has been too busy to begin any big projects. I had been thinking about redoing our hall bathroom since we moved into the house. March of […]Read More Return of the Happy Homeowner: Bathroom Remodel Edition