Grass, Grass, Baby!

Alright, here’s what I know about grass: I don’t prefer Bermuda. Why? No good reason. It’s just so annoying with its crazy root system. In fact, it’s actually a weed. It’s wonderful for Oklahoma. It does well in heat, drought, and sandy or clay soil. I have it at every home I own and probably …

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Flower Bed

Once the retaining wall was clad with cedar, we could build a flower bed in front of it. We used a cedar fence post (cut into ~ 18″ sections) in the ground, and attached cedar boards to the posts horizontally. We didn’t use fence pickets for this because they weren’t tall enough to go into …

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First-World Problems

I want to start this post by saying that the two most infuriating things in the world (or at least the suburban, middle-class, first-world) are car problems and computer problems! Am I right? I locked my keys in the van this week. Well, actually, I tossed my keys in the console for a second (that’s …

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I Kinda Forgot

So, um, I was kinda planning on getting several posts out over our Spring Break. But then I didn’t. And then I don’t even know what happened. Sometimes I honestly forget all about this blog. Or I go to the other extreme and think about it way too much (in a hanging-over-my-head kinda way), but …

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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

First, an update on how the boys are managing with their super easy toilet paper roll. Yeah. That’s what I figured. When does a kid’s ability to see an empty roll kick in? Teen years? College? I don’t do everything for my children. I’d like to, because I’m very particular and highly opinionated, but I …

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